Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Accion Venture Lab Launches New Fund, Quadruples Capital for Inclusive Fintech Startups

Venture Lab leverages third-party investment capital for the first time to scale its innovative model supporting inclusive fintechs

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, global nonprofit Accion announced that its seed-stage investment initiative Accion Venture Lab is adding $33M to its initial capital pool, with the launch of a …

UNISOC Supports Fast Commercial Availability of Android 10

SHANGHAI, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As a leading global supplier of mobile communications chipsets and IoT chipsets, UNISOC today announced that it has worked with Google to implement its next generation operating system, Android 10, on its smartphone mobile platforms. By having early access to Android 10, UNISOC optimized …

Ebola simulation drills in Tanzania trade worry for calm at border entry points

A wooden boat sways idyllically in a marsh of the Malagarasi River where it begins from an eastern mouth of the great Lake Tanganyika, Africa’s deepest lake and the world’s longest lake. Along the river, muscled men pull loaded bicycles under the scorching sun. This port in Ilagala village in …

Charity Helps Fight Child-Trafficking in Malawi, as Country Grapples to End Vice

BLANTYRE, MALAWI, Malawi is struggling to end child trafficking, despite existing legislation intended to stop the problem. The Trafficking in Persons Act, which was enacted four years ago, also mandated the creation of a special fund to support victims. But efforts to reinforce the law remain a challenge.

A teenager, …