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African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM 2018) Berths In Abuja In December

The 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM 2018)) is set to hold in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, from December 10 to 13, 2018. This theme of this year’s conference is: ‘Preventing and Controlling the Next Pandemic: The role of the laboratory’. ASLM is an independent, pan-African professional body that

Truecaller Reintroduces ‘Who Viewed Your Profile’ for its Pro Subscribers

With over 100 million daily active users, and a growing number of Truecaller Pro subscribers, the company has reintroduced the much requested ‘Who Viewed Your Profile’ feature for its Pro subscribers. The feature allows users to see who has viewed their profile, keeping them prepared for which calls to expect and from whom. How does

American Society of Hematology Advocates Early Screening And Care For Children With Sickle Cell Disease

This year, approximately 300,000 babies around the world will be born with sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited, chronic blood disorder which can cause severe pain, stroke, organ failure, and other complications, including death. The United Nations has designated SCD as a global public health problem. While simple public health measures such as newborn screening,

Mastercard Unveils Top Cities Where People Go to Play, Not Work

Where in the world would you like to travel for a holiday? Mastercard today released the Global Destination Cities Index: Play, looks at the international destinations with the highest concentration of visitors traveling for relaxation and leisure. International travel continues to grow at an incredible rate, transforming local economies and enabling people to broaden their

Truecaller acquires Chillr, a payment company in India as it eyes Sub-Sahara Africa’s mobile payment space

Last year in March, Truecaller had announced its foray into the digital payments segment in India. Today the company announced a strategic investment into the payment space by acquiring Chillr, India’s first multi-bank payments app launched in 2014 to further boost growth. “Since launching Truecaller Pay in India in 2017, we’ve seen an increasing number

EFG Hermes Named Top Frontier Markets Brokerage Firm in Extel Survey 2018

EFG Hermes, a leading financial services corporation serving institutional and individual investors in frontier emerging markets, has for the first time been ranked as the number one frontier market brokerage firm in the Extel Survey 2018, advancing from the 9th place last year. The nod from the high-profile industry survey comes just two years into

Salah Goss to lead Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion in Kenya

Mastercard announced today that Salah Goss has been appointed as Head of the Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Salah brings extensive experience in financial inclusion specializing in mobile enabled solutions, agent banking and community-managed microfinance. In her new role, Salah will oversee the development of digital solutions that positively impact low

ICAEW and ICAN To Strengthen The Accountancy Profession in Nigeria

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), a leader in the global accounting and finance industry, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the accountancy profession in Nigeria. Both organisations have committed to work together to promote a sound and sustainable accounting

Truecaller Reaches 100 Million Daily Active Users

Truecaller today announced that it has reached over 100 million active users. In less than a year, the app has leapfrogged from 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) per month to 100 million daily active users (DAUs), and is growing faster than ever. With more than 20% of its user base in Africa, Truecaller app

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