StarTimes, UNAIDS plan mobile app deployment for HIV/AIDS awareness in Africa


UNAIDS and StarTimes are in collaboration on increasing HIV/AIDS awareness among Africans young people with mobile online video application following a meeting in Beijing on Monday. The meeting which had the theme “Value of New Media in African HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign”, had in attendance Gertrude Mutharika, the first lady of the Republic of Malawi, Michel […]

Rising prices of lithium, cobalt could slow rollout of electric cars

electric cars

Lithium and cobalt are critical components in batteries for electric cars. The rapid growth in the demand for rechargeable batteries has now driven up these raw material prices and given rise to concerns about potential cobalt and lithium scarcities that could slow the rollout of electric vehicles, say authors of an IMFblog post seen by […]

Asian investors brush off ongoing China-U.S. trade tiff as Shanghai’s blue-chip stocks climb 2.4%

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Investors in Asia largely brushed off the ongoing trade fight between China and the U.S., with Shanghai’s blue-chip stocks climbing 2.4 percent, a move supported by the tech and financial sectors, according to reports. According to Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, solid economic data and possible government intervention through monetary & fiscal policies […]