EU initiative aims to drive digital innovation to cut energy costs for food SMEs

The EU-funded S3FOOD project claims many of the 290,000-strong small and medium-sized food companies in the region making up 90% of the European food industry have yet to adopt the intelligent data collection and management systems that can help them cut and control costs in the face of soaring energy costs. S3FOOD is a four-year … Read more

‘How can I be fair to both?’: I spent $ 20,000 more on my daughter’s education than my son’s education. Should I level the playing field – and invest $ 20,000 in stocks for my son’s retirement?

Dear Quentin, I have a question concerning the right thing to do for my kids. I have a boy and a girl, both great kids and both in college. When they were teenagers my wife died which left them with varying levels of trauma. My son was 14 and my daughter was 16, and it … Read more

Malawi: Rome-Based Charity FMSI Delegation Assesses Education Challenges in Malawi

Senior officials from the Marist Foundation for International Solidarity (FMSI) were in Malawi last week to assess and appreciate for themselves the challenges that underprivileged children face to access education. FMSI is one of the funding bodies of the Marist Brothers and it is working in more than 80 countries worldwide to promote a new … Read more


Chris Bonnello XpoNorth is the specialist support mechanism for Highlands and Islands Enterprise and its annual conference will be taking place on 15th –16th of June this year. From top international speakers and creative business leaders to creative industry students, the XpoNorth conference brings creatives together and provides them the opportunity to learn from some … Read more

Electronic Arts Stock Gains on Excitement Over New Games

A scene from Apex Legends Mobile, published by Electronic Arts. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Text size Electronic Arts shares were rising in late trading after the company revealed an array of new games it plans to release later this fiscal year. Electronic Arts (ticker: EA) reported adjusted revenue or net bookings of $1.75 billion, slightly … Read more

Metro Bank looks for startups for innovation lab

Metro Bank has just launched its second start-up collaboration program, Metro Bank Magic Makers. Drawing on the success of the first program run in partnership with L Marks, Metro Bank is again looking for innovative solutions that will move the dial on its customer experience. In 2021, Metro Bank launched its first Magic Makers program … Read more

Somalia: USAID Announces US $ 6.8 Million to Boost Rural Education in Somalia

The US Embassy, ​​through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is proud to announce the Stabilization through Education Program (STEP) to increase access to education in communities affected by conflict. STEP is a $ 6.8 million initiative that will be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Over the next 18 months, IOM … Read more

Meta shareholders slam Zuckerberg, question ‘dystopian downsides’

A group of angry shareholders say Mark Zuckerberg’s weak leadership has sent Meta’s stock tumbling 34% this year – and they plan to push for checks on the CEO’s power, The Post has learned. Concerned investors are pushing two resolutions at the social media titan’s upcoming shareholder meeting they say would provide badly needed oversight … Read more

Africa: Agenda 2063 – Education in Africa, a Key to Success

Education is crucial as it is an investment in human capital. This yields tremendous benefits on many levels and spheres. I believe one of the easiest ways to push this Agenda forward is through education. Africa acknowledges the fact that social and economic development is not possible without substantive investment in education and research, especially … Read more