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January 28, 2022

Archives for November 2020

Human Rights Alarm in Uganda

Ugandan police responded violently to protestors, killing at least 37, injuring more than 65 others, and incarcerating approximately 350 Ugandan protestors. TASSC respectfully asks that the United States take a leadership role in holding accountable the Ugandan officials responsible for these gross violations of fundamental international human rights laws and principles. The arrest and detention of

WHO: African nations ‘far from ready’ for COVID-19 vaccination drive

Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa highlighted the importance of strong planning and preparation for successful inoculations against COVID-19. “The largest immunization drive in Africa’s history is right around the corner, and African governments must urgently ramp up readiness. Planning and preparation will make or break this unprecedented endeavour,” she said. “We need active

Sheremetyevo International Airport uses AI to manage airport activities

Sergei Konyakhin, Director of the Production Modeling Department of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport, gave a presentation at the Artificial Intelligence Systems 2020 on November 24 conference showing how Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport uses artificial intelligence (AI) systems to effectively manage the airport. The conference was part of the online forum TAdviser Summit 2020: Results of

Why aren’t we voting online yet?

Joe Biden managed to win the US Presidential Election, beating Donald Trump in what seemed to be a tight race. It took a very long time to count the votes because an impressive number of ballots were cast by mail. People were forced to stay up all night and watch CNN so as not to

Minister Bartlett lauds JHTA’s COVID-19 Ambassador Program

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) for their new COVID-19 Ambassador Program and has given his assurance that the Ministry of Tourism will continue to provide tangible support towards the initiative. Speaking recently at the Kingston Launch of the initiative at R Hotel, the Minister said:

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