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Mastercard Signs with League of Legends® as First Global Partner of the World’s Largest Esport

Priceless® Experiences Rolling Out for League of Legends Esports Community Mastercard on Thursday, September 19, 2018, announced a multi-year partnership with Riot Games to become the first global sponsor for League of Legends eSports, the largest eSport in the world. This first-of-its-kind global agreement signifies Mastercard’s support of the eSports community and further diversifies the

ASLM Releases Speaker Line-Up For Abuja Conference In December

As the date of the 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM) draws near, the body has released the list of speakers who will address the attending delegates. The list includes: Senior Director of the Diagnostic Services at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Dr. Trevor Peter; Director of African Centres for

Don offers ideas to boost economy, as Gbola Sokoya turns 60

Professor of Management at Middle Tennessee State University, Prof. Sesan Kim Sokoya, on Thursday, July 26, offered ideas on how the Nigerian economy can be boosted with adequate economic clusters. Professor Sokoya was speaking in Lagos at the special public lecture organised by Pinnacle Leadership and Entrepreneurial Academy Nigeria Limited in celebration of the firm’s

African countries must contribute to one another’s knowledge output – Dr Pascale Ondoa, Director of Science and New Initiatives – ASLM

Africa carries the majority of the world’s health burden and at the same time lacks the critical mass of researchers and scientist to address the health problem of the continent and contribute to the global health research. A research ecosystem that allows African brains to collaborate with each other and their international counterparts, share best

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

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