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BERLIN - Monday, September 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Since its foundation in 2008, the Renewables Academy (RENAC)’s objective is to make knowledge on renewable energy and energy efficiency available for participants in any location and time zone. Therefore, after having provided trainings and capacity building services in more than 130 countries, RENAC is launching the Renewables Academy Online (RENAC Online) on the 1st of October.

E-learning is an ideal system for those who are not able to attend a face-to-face training for professional or personal reasons but still consider further education an important factor to advance their careers. RENAC Online offers the possibility to study with flexibility on a part-time basis, as well as extensive support from RENAC staff. The e-learning platform combines written material with graphics and videos, and learning paths are accompanied by self-assessment exercises. Additionally, the Virtual Classroom and t ... Read more »

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400 Million USD of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Universal Service Funds Have Yet to be Dispersed; Surtax on International Incoming Traffic Found to Distort Price Competition and Negatively Impact Businesses and Consumers

LONDON - Monday, September 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today called upon governments in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to review their approach to the increasing tax burden imposed on the mobile industry. The GSMA released two studies that explore various aspects of mobile-specific taxation in Africa and show that this burden is stifling economic growth in those countries that have introduced mobile-specific taxation. The first report, ‘Surtax on International Incoming Traffic (SIIT) in Africa’, examines the impact of SIIT in Sub-Saharan Africa and concludes that the introduction of SIIT can lead to less revenue for mobile operators and governments and higher prices for consumers. A second report, ‘Sub-Saharan Africa U ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Monday, September 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    First presentation of positive results from pivotal, Phase III TONADO™ studies that supported recent regulatory submissions in Europe and US for tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat®*in COPD - the only fixed-dose combination (FDC) containing tiotropium
    Data further confirming role of Spiriva® in delivering long-term benefits to COPD patients and in helping to establish COPD management strategy
    Pooled Phase III data from large UniTinA-asthma® clinical trial programme showing improvement in both symptom control and risk of exacerbations across asthma severities by adding tiotropium Respimat®† to at least maintenance inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) therapy

    Further analyses of the INPULSIS™ Phase III trials confirming the robustness of the primary and key secondary endpoint results for nintedani ... Read more »

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