South Africa Struggles with ‘Second Pandemic’ of Violence Against Girls, Women

President Cyril Ramaphosa says violence against girls and women is South Africa’s “second pandemic.”  The nation has one of the world’s highest rates of rape and femicide, and several recent, especially brutal killings have enraged the public. But activists say they need to see real change, not just words, from leaders, to protect victims. Like […]

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Africa Seeks Equitable Access to Any COVID-19 Vaccine 

African leaders and health experts have called for equitable and fair access to any approved vaccine against the coronavirus.  As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has surpassed 300,000, governments across the continent are organizing themselves to manufacture any vaccine quickly. Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday that […]

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Smile Train Partners Resume Life-Saving Cleft Surgeries In Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As government restrictions slowly lift in Africa and communities begin to return to normalcy, global cleft charity Smile Train is working with their local partners in Africa to resume providing life-saving, free cleft surgeries. While the world is different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Smile Train’s top priority […]

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Les partenaires de Smile Train reprennent les opérations des fentes labio-palatines afin de sauver des vies en Afrique

NAIROBI, Kenya, 24 juin 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alors que les mesures de restriction gouvernementales sont progressivement levées en Afrique et que les communautés commencent à revenir à la normale, l’organisme de bienfaisance Smile Train, qui offre des opérations des fentes labio-palatines, travaille avec ses partenaires locaux en Afrique pour continuer à proposer des opérations gratuites […]

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Ceridian Continues Global Momentum with Launch of Dayforce in Mauritius

IBL Group, the largest conglomerate in Mauritius, to manage its workforce with Ceridian’s award-winning platform EBÈNE, Mauritius, June 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ceridian (NYSE: CDAY; TSX: CDAY), a global leader in human capital management (HCM), today announced the availability of its award-winning Dayforce platform in the Mauritius market. Ceridian is also pleased to announce […]

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