Thomas Brown

NIGCOMSAT to acquire two communications satellites by 2025

The communications satellite will provide downstream services such as distance education, direct-to-home broadcast services, broadband services, telemedicine, among others. Abimbola Alale, Managing Director of Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), announced that the agency will acquire more satellites by 2025, with NigComSat-2 slated for launch in 2023, while NigComSat-3 in 2025. …

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Tlali: Monumental controversies in Mexico | United States

Monument to Christopher Columbus made by the artist Charles Cordier in 1877. A new sculpture named “Tlali”, representing the head of an indigenous woman, is expected to replace a monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City. For decades, Christopher Columbus has occupied a pedestal …

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NATION / WORLD BRIEFS September 18, 2021 | Local News

FDA Advisory Board Rejects Widespread Booster Injections From Pfizer WASHINGTON – An influential federal advisory group overwhelmingly rejected a plan on Friday to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, dealing a blow to the Biden administration’s efforts to strengthen protection people in the midst of the highly …

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MRC appoints Kristin Robinson Senior Vice President of Communications, Emily Spence CCO – The Hollywood Reporter

The MRC announced Friday that Kristin Robinson has been appointed Senior Vice President, Communications, with Emily Spence as Director of Communications. Reporting to Spence, Robinson will oversee external communications across the company’s growing portfolio of television, film, non-fiction, and live and alternative. She will also work closely with Spence through …

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Finding a new vocabulary for the old foreign policy

U.S. foreign policy has long focused more on the evocative vocabulary used to describe it than on the geopolitical reality it is meant to address. The vocabulary that politicians and the media use to define foreign policy is part of a web of artificially generated illusions that serve not so …

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