Virgin Hyperloop and Spirit AeroSystems Announce Collaboration Agreement

The companies will work together on the hyperloop prototype as Virgin Hyperloop moves toward a commercial design and creates a new global supply chain LOS ANGELES and WICHITA, Kan., June 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] has joined in partnership with Virgin Hyperloop as it prepares to move towards a commercial product. The collaboration will help to solidify the hyperloop prototype utilizing Spirit Aerosystems engineers, fabricators, builders,…

شنغهاي إليكتريك دبي تستكمل بناء جهاز استقبال أعلى برج طاقة في العالم في وقت قياسي

شنغهاي، 25 حزيران/يونيو، 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — أعلنت شركة شنغهاي إليكتريك (SHA:601727) اليوم أنها استكملت بناء جهاز استقبال برج مستقبل ملح مولتن (أم أس أر) في مشروع الطاقة الشمسية ديوا بدبي، المرحلة الرابعة بقدرة 700 ميغاواط الذي يعمل على تركيز الطاقة الشمسية والطاقة الشمسية الهجينة بقدرة 250 ميغاواط. وقد استكملت الشركة بناء البرج – وهو أعلى برج من نوعه في العالم – في وقت قياسي لم يتجاوز…

WFP South Sudan Country Brief, May 2020

In Numbers 36,650 mt of food and nutrition assistance distributed* US$ 11.2 m in cash-based transfers made* US$ 227 m six months (June – November ‘20) net funding requirements 2.56 m people assisted* *in April 2020 Operational Updates In April, WFP provided food and nutrition assistance to 2.56 million people across its General Food Assistance (GFA), Nutrition and Livelihoods and Resilience activities in South Sudan. Through Rapid Response teams, WFP…

The African Development Bank, Ministry of Finance and Planning and WHO sign a grant-based partnership agreement to support the COVID-19 response and strengthen health systems for emergency preparedness in South Sudan

The African Development Bank (AfDB), Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance and Planning and the World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a $4.1 million grant-based partnership agreement for an AfDB-financed project to support the emergency response for COVID-19 and strengthen the health system capacity for emergency preparedness in South Sudan.   “We appreciate this critical support from AfDB and will work closely with all partners to ensure the successful implementation…

UNMISS helps children move from lessons under ancient trees to brand new classrooms in Western Equatoria

Under the branches of an ancient tree in Bazumburu, children gather together, excited and eager to hear the wise words of their teacher. Their only option for education is to attend lessons held out in the open air because their classrooms were destroyed during the conflict in South Sudan. Whether it is under the sweltering sun in the dry season or heavy downpours during the seasonal rains, the children turn…

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Brings Optimism to Women’s Group in Wau, South Sudan

A group of women sits under a large mango tree inside the Cathedral Collective Centre in Wau in Western Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan. They sit barefoot with their legs stretched out under a tree that boasts succulent yellow mangoes hanging low from the branches. Scattered around the women is a kaleidoscope of beautiful kitenge cloth, a popular African wax fabric made up of colourful prints. Someone must have said…

Western and Arab Countries Promise $1.5 Billion to Help Cash-Strapped Sudan

Western and Arab countries promised to contribute $1.5 billion to ease Sudan's financial crisis at an online conference hosted by Germany. Thursday's event aimed to help Sudan's transitional government move toward democracy following last year's ouster of longtime leader Omar al-Bashir. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, who is sharing power with the military, said his country is in dire need of an infusion of international support. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres…