Wednesday , April 21st , 2021  

NeoTX Announces FDA Clearance of IND for Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Naptumomab Estafenatox (NAP), its lead Tumor Targeted Superantigen Candidate

REHOVOT, Israel, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NeoTX Therapeutics (NeoTX), a clinical–stage immuno–oncology company, announced today that it received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for naptumomab estafenatox (NAP). NeoTX is developing targeted anticancer immunotherapies utilizing its...

Nyxoah Announces Submission of Draft Registration Statement For Proposed Public Listing in the United States

REGULATED INFORMATIONINSIDE INFORMATION Nyxoah Announces Submission of Draft Registration Statement For Proposed Public Listing in the United States Mont–Saint–Guibert, Belgium "" 19 April 2021 "" Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels: NYXH) ("Nyxoah" or the "Company"), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative...

Kenya’s Poor Need Different Lockdown Restrictions to Survive, Scientists Urge

Joseph Lowasa Baraka at his vegetable and fruit kiosk in Nairobi. During Kenya’s coronavirus lockdowns traders opted to stay away from congested market places and prioritised more secure digital platforms. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS By Isaiah EsipisuNAIROBI, Apr 19 2021 – After Joseph Mandu lost his job because of the country’s coronavirus lockdown, he would still wake every morning and...

Kibali Goldmines Rejects SOKIMO Claim

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, April 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kibali Goldmines SA (Kibali) said today it had learned that SOKIMO SA was attempting for the second time to extort certain benefits from the company by filing new proceedings with the commercial court in Kinshasa. SOKIMO is a 10% shareholder in the Kibali gold mine which is operated by 45% owner Barrick Gold Corporation...

Leaders to Gather at Coach Africa’s ‘African Excellence Summit 2021’ to Share Vision for the Future of Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda., April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coach Africa is proud to welcome attendees from all corners of the continent for Africa's #1 virtual business summit – African Excellence Summit 2021. The African Excellence Summit is an initiative of Coach Africa which aims to enhance African excellence by promoting a purpose–first mindset. With over 30 speakers, the summit...

Colombia Gives Nearly 1 Million Venezuelan Migrants Legal Status and Right to Work

Colombia hosts the highest number of migrants and refugees from Venezuela. Credit: Tomer Urwicz. By External SourceApr 16 2021 – Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold new policy – which will give nearly 1 million undocumented migrants rights to legal employment, health...

Trafficking Survivor & Son Born of Rape Face Daily Discrimination Upon Return to Nigeria

By Sam OlukoyaBENIN CITY, Nigeria, Apr 16 2021 – Sandra* had a baby born of rape. The young Nigeria woman had plans of a better life in Europe, but when her ‘recruiters’ abandoned her in Libya she was sexually assaulted and abused.  But after being deported back to Nigeria Sandra and her young son face daily discrimination and abuse about the boy’s parentage, even from her own...

World Moving Towards a “Devastating Marriage” of Artificial Intelligence & Weapons of War

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams won the prize for her work to eradicate landmines in 1997. She is pictured here speaking at a youth protest at the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates held in Merida, Mexico. Courtesy: Albany J Alvarez/ Nobel Women’s Initiative By Sven LilienströmSTOCKHOLM, Apr 16 2021 – Landmines are among the most insidious and cruel weapons of all, because they do...

Covid-19: The Makings of a Third World War

By Selim JahanApr 16 2021 (IPS-Partners) When we were growing up in the sixties during the time of the Cold War between the USA and the then Soviet Union, we would often hear about a possible Third World War. Sometimes, the situation would get so heated that people would fear the Third World War might not be far away. I still remember the events in 1961, when the threats and counter-threats between...

NetJets Shares First Biannual Global Sustainability Program Progress Update

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetJets, the leader in private aviation with more than 760 aircraft worldwide, today releases its first biannual update following the launch of its expanded Global Sustainability Program in October 2020. Since the program announcement, NetJets has taken its commitment to sustainability a step further, acquiring a stake in WasteFuel , a next...