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From the Field
Support for young entrepreneurs tackling social issues facing Africa: Will we see a Ghanaian version of Suica?


May 13, 2021
In Africa, "Digital Transformation (DX)" is rapidly evolving to transform businesses with digital technology. Startup companies that promote such DX are also expected to be key players in solving the challenges of Africa.

From the Field
South Sudanese athlete Guem Abraham sets new personal best: Sharing the bonds created through sports and the spirit of mutual love with his home country


April 30, 2021
“Second-place, Guem Abraham, South Sudan, 3:42.99”

The numbers on the digital scoreboard display a new South Sudanese Men's 1500m national record. On April 4, Guem Abraham of South Sudan set a new personal best at the “Tokyo Athletics Association Middle Distance Challenge” held at Komazawa Olympic Park Athletic Field in Tokyo. He was unfortunately overtaken on the back straight and finished second, but still set the best official record in Japan.


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    Types of development assistance for evolving countries


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    JICA's World (April 2021)

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