Despite strong demand, West Africa is struggling to find a place in the video game industry

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. During the Electronic Video Game Festival in Abidjan in November 2018. BOTH KAMBOU / AFP Personalized controller … Read more

Research pushes auto industry closer to clean cars powered by direct ethanol fuel cells

Journal Reference: Jinfa Chang, Guanzhi Wang, Maoyu Wang, Qi Wang, Boyang Li, Hua Zhou, Yuanmin Zhu, Wei Zhang, Mahmoud Omer, Nina Orlovskaya, Qing Ma, Meng Gu, Zhenxing Feng, Guofeng Wang, Yang Yang. Improving Pd–N–C fuel cell electrocatalysts through fluorination-driven rearrangements of local coordination environment. Nature Energy, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41560-021-00940-4 Zhenxing Feng of the OSU College … Read more

In Lebanon, industry victim of tensions with Gulf States

After more than a year and a half of closure of the Saudi market due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Lebanese industrialist Ziad Bekdache, specializing in paper, was preparing to send his first delivery to Saudi Arabia, when the news broke. fallen like a cleaver. On October 29, Riyadh recalled its ambassador and banned imports from … Read more

Microbes can provide sustainable hydrocarbons for the petrochemical industry

Journal Reference: Zhen Q. Wang, Heng Song, Edward J. Koleski, Noritaka Hara, Dae Sung Park, Gaurav Kumar, Yejin Min, Paul J. Dauenhauer, Michelle C. Y. Chang. A dual cellular–heterogeneous catalyst strategy for the production of olefins from glucose. Nature Chemistry, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41557-021-00820-0 Making those chemicals biologically is the obvious option, but microbial products are … Read more

Marshal Al-Sisi, valued client of the French arms industry

Emmanuel Macron welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi before an international summit on Libya in Paris on November 12, 2021. GONZALO FUENTES / REUTERS During his first official visit to Paris in November 2014, six months after his election, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi was received by François Hollande and, a rare occurrence, at the … Read more

Eros Ramazzotti signs an agreement with Vertigo and tries to change the rules of the recording industry

Comes in the press release a news that revolutionizes the world of music starting from the live … an agreement between Eros Ramazzotti e Vertigo which sees for the first time an Italian artist sign an agreement that embraces all aspects of the discography by changing the rules of the record industry. But what will … Read more

“Salmon, a good vein”, on Arte: a formidable booming industry

Dead salmon at a fish farm in Lofoten, Norway, May 27, 2019. ROALD BERIT / NTB VIA AFP ARTE – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 AT 8.50 P.M. – DOCUMENTARY This ode to Atlantic salmon won’t appeal to everyone. Vegetarians might be disappointed. The author, Albert Knechtel, certainly delivers a vibrant tribute to this muscular animal, capable … Read more