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KAMPALA, Uganda - Friday, November 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Africa Bureau will launch its campaign to fight HIV amongst young women and girls aged 15-24 in South Africa and Nigeria on the 25th and in Kenya on the 29th of November. This is coming after a successful launch of the same campaign in Uganda about 3 weeks ago.
The campaign dubbed Girls’ ACT (Awareness Campaign Tour) is largely informed by the compelling fact that young women and adolescent girls account for one in five new HIV infections in Africa and are almost three times more likely than their male counterparts to be living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. This is highlighted in the 2013 report of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), which states that almost 60% of all new HIV infections among young people aged 15–24 occurred among adolescent girls and young women and 80% of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. “These statistics ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Thursday, November 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced its partnership with AF Payments Inc. (AFPI) to provide multi-purpose smart cards in the Philippines to allow end-users to have one single card to commute and pay in Manila.

There are a lot of unbanked people in The Philippines. In order to allow them to easily use transportation in Manila and in the same way be able to pay, AFPI decided to offer them a single card. To do so, OT provides the multi-purpose smart cards enabling commuters to connect from one train line to another without the hassle of changing tickets. The card can also be used in select bus lines and toll ways. In addition to transportation, cardholders will soon be able to pay for goods via a stored value account loaded in the smart card.

“We are privileged to be the certified ... Read more »

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