AI-Media set to Showcase Cutting-Edge Captioning Solutions at Broadcast Asia Expo 2024

AI-Media set to Showcase Cutting-Edge Captioning Solutions at Broadcast Asia Expo 2024
AI-Media, world leaders in AI-powered captioning solutions, announces its participation in the Broadcast Asia Expo 2024, held from May 29th to 31st at the Singapore Expo. At Booth #5L3-3, AI-Media will unveil its latest advancements in broadcast captioning technology, designed to revolutionize the industry.

SINGAPORE, May 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AI-Media, world leaders in AI-powered captioning solutions, announces its participation in the Broadcast Asia Expo 2024, held from May 29th to 31st at the Singapore Expo. At Booth #5L3-3, AI-Media will unveil its latest advancements in broadcast captioning technology, designed to revolutionize the industry.

At AI-Media’s booth, visitors will have the opportunity to explore a range of cutting-edge products, including AI-Media’s automated captioning solution, LEXI, and the newly launched LEXI Recorded. The booth will feature live demo stations for both LEXI and LEXI Recorded, allowing attendees to see these solutions in action. These innovations highlight AI-Media’s commitment to delivering groundbreaking, cutting-edge solutions in broadcasting technology.

AI-Media’s LEXI and LEXI Viewer solution will be showcased throughout the event on the Broadcast Asia stage in Hall 6 of the venue. AI-Media will be captioning all sessions happening live on stage, demonstrating our cutting-edge captioning solutions in real-time and highlighting their advanced capabilities.

AI-Media’s Commitment to Innovation

Broadcast Asia Expo 2024 provides an important platform for us to showcase our latest innovations in captioning technology,” said James Ward, Chief Sales Officer at AI-Media. “We look forward to demonstrating how AI-Media’s solutions, including our advanced AI captioning and translation solution, LEXI, can revolutionize the broadcast industry, setting new standards in efficiency and accessibility.”

Present at the booth will be key members of the AI-Media APAC team including Declan Gallagher, General Manager; Gordon Chua, Business Development Manager; and Rob Waller, Technical Sales. With extensive experience in the broadcast industries, they will all be available for personalized meetings to discuss how AI-Media’s solutions can benefit various broadcasting needs.

Explore world-leading captioning solutions by AI-Media:

LEXI – The Leading AI-Powered Captioning Solution

LEXI stands at the forefront of AI-powered captioning, delivering unmatched accuracy and innovative features for live TV, streaming, meetings, and events. For the first time in February 2024, AI-Media was able to unveil groundbreaking data showcasing the superiority of its AI captioning product, LEXI, over traditional human workflows. With advanced capabilities such as speaker identification and intelligent caption placement, attendees can witness LEXI’s performance through live demonstrations at Booth #5L3-3.

LEXI Recorded – Revolutionizing Captioning for VOD Content

The newly launched LEXI Recorded offers rapid turnaround times for time-sensitive recorded content. Utilizing AI-powered automation, this solution streamlines the captioning process, enabling media professionals, content creators, and broadcasters to deliver accessible content with remarkable speed and accuracy.

SDI and IP Encoders

AI-Media provides a comprehensive range of SDI and IP caption encoders, such as the HD492 (Encoder Pro) and ALTA MPEG – TS and 2110 versions, powered by advanced EEG technology. These encoders cater to diverse captioning requirements and seamlessly integrate with AI-Media’s flagship AI-powered solution, LEXI, ensuring unparalleled accuracy and efficiency.

Experience AI-Media’s advanced captioning solutions firsthand at Broadcast Asia Expo 2024. From SDI encoders to the innovative LEXI, LEXI Recorded, LEXI DR, and more, AI-Media continues to set new standards in captioning technology. Visit us at Booth #5L3-3 to explore these advancements and schedule a personalized meeting with our team.

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Register for the event here: Asia Tech x Singapore Registration

For more information about AI-Media and its groundbreaking captioning solutions, visit:

AI-Media: AI-Media: AI-Powered Captioning Technology & Solutions

LEXI : https://www.ai-media.tv/our-products/lexi-ai-powered-captioning-tool-kit/lexi-asr/

LEXI Recorded: https://www.ai-media.tv/our-products/lexi-ai-powered-captioning-tool-kit/lexi-recorded/

About AI-Media:

Founded in Australia in 2003, AI-Media is a pioneering technology company specializing in innovative captioning workflow solutions. As a global leader, AI-Media provides high-quality AI-powered live and recorded captioning and translation technology and solutions to a diverse range of customers and markets worldwide. For the first time in February 2024, AI-Media was able to unveil groundbreaking data showcasing the superiority of its AI captioning product, LEXI, over traditional human workflows. This milestone further solidifies AI-Media’s position as the foremost AI technology leader in live and recorded captioning workflow solutions. With a commitment to utilising our deep industry experience and sophisticated AI technology to create solutions which streamline and simplify processes, AI-Media empowers leading broadcasters, enterprises and government agencies globally to ensure seamless accessibility and inclusivity in their content. Ai-Media (ASX: AIM) commenced trading on the ASX on 15 September 2020.

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Media Contact: Fiona Habben – Fiona.habben@ai-media.tv

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Formation ’24 – The Premier Tech Conference for Insurance Industry Leaders – Kicks Off in Dallas

The Pinnacle Gathering of Global Insurance and Technology Innovators Convenes in Dallas, Texas

BOSTON, May 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duck Creek Technologies, the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance, kicks off Formation ’24. The event takes place at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

This year’s theme, “Simplifying Together,” is focused on working with customers and partners to simplify the complexity of insurance. Formation ’24 is an unparalleled event experience featuring enriching content, extensive industry networking opportunities, and memorable activities.

Simplifying Together at Formation ‘24

Formation ’24 features esteemed customers sharing best practices and firsthand experiences in implementing Duck Creek and partner ecosystem innovations, in addition to Duck Creek leaders providing insight into industry trends and technologies for the year ahead.

“Formation is a special event that allows Duck Creek to engage directly with our customers and prepare them for the year ahead,” says Mike Jackowski, Chief Executive Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “We are fortunate to work with many innovative insurance companies that are seen as leaders in our industry. The world of P&C and general insurance increasingly faces many complexities and challenges, and together, we are building solutions to simplify processes and help insurers focus on what matters most.”

Jackowski will take the main stage to discuss these challenges in depth and offer solutions. After giving his perspective on the state of the industry and how Duck Creek rises to meet these challenges, Jackowski will be followed by customers and other Ducks to provide a deep dive into topics such as how evergreen Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Active Delivery via the Azure Cloud have helped streamline underwriting for growth, profitability, and risk management.

Covering the Complexities of Insurtech

In addition to main stage general sessions, Formation ‘24 will host 40 general and hyper-focused breakout sessions covering every aspect of the P&C insurance industry attendees have top of mind. Sessions will cover AI and machine learning in insurtech, distribution management and risk management, cloud environments, automation, successful migration strategies, and so much more.

A highlight of the event includes a panel breakout session, “The Future of Insurance in Action,” featuring influential industry analysts as guest speakers. This panel discussion will focus on how insurers think about AI and the business and technology initiatives they are considering.

“Formation is a way for Duck Creek to showcase our commitment to investing in our customers,” says Chris McCloskey, Chief Operation Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “We take pride in assisting customers in their growth and achieving business value, and at Formation ‘24, we bring together customers and partners to discuss how we can all work together with the right technology to simplify the process and reach the right outcomes.”

The agenda and speaker line-up are now available on the conference website. For more information on Formation ‘24, please visit https://www.duckcreek.com/formation/.

About Duck Creek Technologies

Duck Creek Technologies is the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of the property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance industry. We are the platform upon which modern insurance systems are built, enabling the industry to capitalize on the power of the cloud to run agile, intelligent, and evergreen operations. Authenticity, purpose, and transparency are core to Duck Creek, and we believe insurance should be there for individuals and businesses when, where, and how they need it most. Our market-leading solutions are available on a standalone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand. Visit www.duckcreek.com to learn more. Follow Duck Creek on our social channels for the latest information – LinkedIn and X.

Media Contacts:
Carley Bunch
carley.bunch@duckcreek.com

GlobeNewswire Distribution ID 9121720

Formation ’24 – The Premier Tech Conference for Insurance Industry Leaders – Kicks Off in Dallas

The Pinnacle Gathering of Global Insurance and Technology Innovators Convenes in Dallas, Texas

BOSTON, May 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duck Creek Technologies, the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance, kicks off Formation ’24. The event takes place at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

This year’s theme, “Simplifying Together,” is focused on working with customers and partners to simplify the complexity of insurance. Formation ’24 is an unparalleled event experience featuring enriching content, extensive industry networking opportunities, and memorable activities.

Simplifying Together at Formation ‘24

Formation ’24 features esteemed customers sharing best practices and firsthand experiences in implementing Duck Creek and partner ecosystem innovations, in addition to Duck Creek leaders providing insight into industry trends and technologies for the year ahead.

“Formation is a special event that allows Duck Creek to engage directly with our customers and prepare them for the year ahead,” says Mike Jackowski, Chief Executive Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “We are fortunate to work with many innovative insurance companies that are seen as leaders in our industry. The world of P&C and general insurance increasingly faces many complexities and challenges, and together, we are building solutions to simplify processes and help insurers focus on what matters most.”

Jackowski will take the main stage to discuss these challenges in depth and offer solutions. After giving his perspective on the state of the industry and how Duck Creek rises to meet these challenges, Jackowski will be followed by customers and other Ducks to provide a deep dive into topics such as how evergreen Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Active Delivery via the Azure Cloud have helped streamline underwriting for growth, profitability, and risk management.

Covering the Complexities of Insurtech

In addition to main stage general sessions, Formation ‘24 will host 40 general and hyper-focused breakout sessions covering every aspect of the P&C insurance industry attendees have top of mind. Sessions will cover AI and machine learning in insurtech, distribution management and risk management, cloud environments, automation, successful migration strategies, and so much more.

A highlight of the event includes a panel breakout session, “The Future of Insurance in Action,” featuring influential industry analysts as guest speakers. This panel discussion will focus on how insurers think about AI and the business and technology initiatives they are considering.

“Formation is a way for Duck Creek to showcase our commitment to investing in our customers,” says Chris McCloskey, Chief Operation Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “We take pride in assisting customers in their growth and achieving business value, and at Formation ‘24, we bring together customers and partners to discuss how we can all work together with the right technology to simplify the process and reach the right outcomes.”

The agenda and speaker line-up are now available on the conference website. For more information on Formation ‘24, please visit https://www.duckcreek.com/formation/.

About Duck Creek Technologies

Duck Creek Technologies is the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of the property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance industry. We are the platform upon which modern insurance systems are built, enabling the industry to capitalize on the power of the cloud to run agile, intelligent, and evergreen operations. Authenticity, purpose, and transparency are core to Duck Creek, and we believe insurance should be there for individuals and businesses when, where, and how they need it most. Our market-leading solutions are available on a standalone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand. Visit www.duckcreek.com to learn more. Follow Duck Creek on our social channels for the latest information – LinkedIn and X.

Media Contacts:
Carley Bunch
carley.bunch@duckcreek.com

GlobeNewswire Distribution ID 9121720

Erie County to Deploy Microgrid at Rath Building with e2Companies R3Di® System

Microgrid and Resiliency Solutions Project Includes Infrastructure Upgrades to Meet County’s Long-Term Energy Needs

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., May 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — e2Companies, a leading provider of integrated solutions for power generation and distribution, and its subsidiary, Palm Energy, are leading a Microgrid and Resiliency Solutions Project for the Erie County Department of Public Works, which aims to increase power reliability at their buildings in Western New York.

This initiative begins with the need for a more reliable, cost-effective alternative for backup power generation at the Edward A. Rath County Office Building, a 16-story building that houses many of the county’s public offices. e2Companies will install its patented R3Di® System to provide uninterruptible, conditioned power for the building. In addition, the R3Di® System will incorporate a new rooftop solar array, making it a turnkey microgrid, further enabling flexibility for the utility during times of emergency grid conditions. e2Companies combines the system with grid optimization software and services to strategically dispatch power based on weather, market pricing, and grid conditions to make it a full-service Virtual Utility®, the first utility-grade network of Distributed Energy Resources designed to deliver full visibility and control with a turnkey, integrated solution.

As part of a long-term partnership stemming from this project, e2Companies and Palm Energy will evaluate Microgrid power needs for other facilities across Erie County and recommend solutions that may include on-site power systems, which will enhance their reliability and sustainability, and in turn energy costs and savings.

“In addition to no longer having to worry about providing power to a mission-critical building, Erie County is able to use our expertise to participate in market programs that may not have been feasible in the past,” said Jeffrey Bonerb, Vice President of Strategic Business Partnerships at e2Companies. “Our solutions are available to commercial, industrial, and government entities across New York State, and we are excited to expand our portfolio in the NYISO territory.”

e2Companies will partner with 34 Group, a New York State-certified Minority Business Enterprise led by Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas, to manage the construction of other projects identified through their ongoing assessments. “The project aligns well with 34 Group’s mission to build stronger communities by investing in construction that serves the public good and creates more local jobs,” Thomas said.

Erie County Public Works Commissioner William Geary said the Microgrid and Resiliency Solutions Project is an innovative partnership that sets a foundation for the county to continue being good stewards to the community during this global energy transition.

“Collaborating with e2Companies, Palm Energy, and 34 Group brings together the expertise and resources needed to propel our energy projects to success, leveraging each partner’s strengths for a more sustainable future,” Geary said.

About e2Companies
e2Companies is accelerating the energy transition with Virtual Utility®, the first utility-grade network of distributed energy resources that delivers Grid 3.0, autonomous grid stability. e2Companies’ patented technology, the R3Di® System, provides a synthetic utility BUS with inertia for continuous on-site power and seamless resiliency. The R3Di® System is continuously monitored by the Grove365 to optimize resources, track ESG targets, and unlock new revenue opportunities for customers.
To learn more about e2Companies, visit www.e2companies.com.

Investor Contact
Investors may contact investorrelations@e2companies.com with inquiries.

Media Contact
Media may contact marketing@e2companies.com or call 844-397-2692.

GlobeNewswire Distribution ID 9121529

Trustifi Expands its Global Footprint, Signing with CyberDisti to Cover India, the UAE, & Africa

Geofencing capabilities and an exclusive new agreement expands the reach of Trustifi's next-generation, AI-powered solutions to new countries

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / May 22, 2024 / Trustifi, the premier provider of AI- and cloud-based email cyber security solutions, announced the launch of new geofencing capabilities for its expanding customer base in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This demand has been primarily driven by an exclusive agreement with CyberDisti, a major distributor serving the UAE, India, and Africa. This new development extends Trustifi's geographic base, which already includes an impressive range of countries such as the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany, Singapore, and Brazil, a geographic list that represents some of the world's most technologically advanced nations.

CyberDisti is one of the leading email security distributors in its market. The company has offices in Mumbai, Kerala, Delhi, Bangalore, and Tamil Nadu in India; Kenya in Africa; Dubai in the UAE; and Oman. This distributor now solely offers Trustifi solutions to its network of managed service providers, giving credence to Trustifi's position as a one-stop resource for email cybersecurity offerings. Trustifi's comprehensive suite offers both inbound and outbound security encompassing anti-malware and antivirus, data loss protection, AES-256 encryption with tokenization capabilities, automated compliance to a host of global regulations, smart archiving features, an account takeover protection module, and an integrated new platform providing customizable threat simulation capabilities.

Cybersecurity continues to be a major concern in the UAE and its neighboring nations, as threats compound across the globe following the rise of AI-driven malware. For example, an increase in cybersecurity breaches in the UAE has been documented by Dark Reading, which reported that 87% of companies in this region have experienced cyber incidents in the past two years from both external and internal actors. And in India, a December cyberattack on an online government platform, the e-Nagarpalika portal of Madhya Pradesh, shut down that body's services and compromised the data of residents across 412 cities, triggering a massive loss of revenue.

"Cybersecurity issues are only amplifying as AI-based technologies advance, to the point where it's becoming near impossible for network users to tell viable emails apart from damaging imposter phishing attempts-and many of the largest breaches in recent memory can be traced to a single password compromise. Companies need to be more proactive and take these risks out of their users' hands by leveraging advanced, AI-based, layered security solutions. CyberDisti understands that, and has taken action for their solution providers," said Rom Hendler, CEO and co-founder of Trustifi. "The fact that CyberDisti has entrusted us to be its sole provider of email cybersecurity solutions is evidence of the wide-ranging capability of our products. We're proud to be able to extend these AI-based protections to CyberDisti's customers throughout India-one of the most populated regions in the world-in addition to the UAE and Africa."

Trustifi's AI-powered solutions provide superior protection compared to traditional security packages. Too many conventional SEG (security email gateway)-based solutions leverage blacklisting and whitelisting of known malicious IP addresses as their main tactic in filtering threats. Such methods are not adequate in this age of clever AI-generated and social engineering attacks, which lure victims to persuasive mock-ups of known vendor web sites in order to commandeer those users' credentials. In addition, Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks target high-level personnel, hacking their accounts and composing convincing requests to transfer money via wire. Blacklisting techniques simply can't detect these more sophisticated strategies. Only advanced AI-trained filters that interpret text and identify ill-intentioned keywords can flag such attempts. Trustifi's next generation solutions utilize these progressive methods.

"Trustifi's suite incorporates such a powerful range of capabilities, we felt they presented considerable benefits over many less-versatile email cybersecurity options," said Jibu John, CEO of CyberDisti. "Trustifi offers a born-in-the-cloud portfolio, developed specifically to address techniques that have developed since the advent of cutting-edge, AI-based threats. Their solutions leverage the same kinds of AI-driven tools to detect and help administrators remediate these advanced attacks. When we weighed these advantages, Trustifi was the clear choice to be our exclusive email cybersecurity provider."

Trustifi was recognized in the 2023 Gartner Market Guide for Email Security* for its Outbound Shield, Inbound Shield, and Account Takeover Protection solution. In addition, Trustifi's solutions have repeatedly been acknowledged through awards from esteemed sources such as CRN, the American Business Association, ChannelVision magazine, Expert Insights, the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards, SourceForge, and the "Globee" Business Awards.

*Gartner, "Market Guide for Email Security", Ravisha Chugh, Peter Firstbrook, Franz Hinner, 13 February 2023. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

https://go.trustifi.com/gartner-email

About Trustifi

Trustifi is a cybersecurity firm featuring solutions delivered on a software-as-a-service platform including sophisticated AI-driven tools. Trustifi leads the market with the easiest-to-use and deploy email security products providing both inbound and outbound email security from a single vendor. The most valuable asset to any organization, other than its employees, is the data contained in its email, and Trustifi's key objective is keeping clients' data, reputations, and brands safe from all threats related to email. With Trustifi's Inbound Shield, Data Loss Prevention, Account Takeover Protection, and Email Encryption, clients are always one step ahead of attackers. www.trustifi.com

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West African traditional, religious leaders pledge to end GBV, harmful practices

West Africa traditional and faith leaders have pledged to end Gender Based Violence (GBV) and harmful traditional practices affecting women and girls, especially at the community level. They made the commitment at a summit organised by the UN Women with support from the Ford Foundation on Tuesday in Abuja. The summit was part of its 'Traditional and Cultural Leaders for Ending GBV by Advancing Advocacy, Policy, and Social Norms Change in Nigeria and West Africa (LEAP)' project (2023-2026). Ms Beatrice Eyong, UN Women Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, described GBV as a violation of human rights, a barrier to development, and a threat to peace and security. 'In West Africa, over 40 per cent of women are victims of physical and/or sexual violence. 'These acts of abuse are so common that they tend to be normalised by women themselves,' she said. She said the summit would provide them with tools, regional accountability framework to support continuous monitoring and hold them accountable for their comm itments towards eliminating GBV and harmful practices. 'We know with your commitment and support; we can create an Africa where women and girls live free from fear of violence. 'And where our traditional and religious practices can be upheld and celebrated without compromising on human rights,' she said. Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation, said: 'Let us continue drawing on the wisdom of our traditions and collective resolve to address the scourge of GBV and create a more just equitable society for women and girls in West Africa. 'Together, we can achieve our shared vision of a world free from violence, bias, prejudice and discrimination.' Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, Minister of Women Affairs stressed the need to collaborate with stakeholders, especially religious and traditional leaders to end GBV and harmful practices against women and girls. 'Each time I speak with any of you, I learn lessons and I push it into action immediately because I want this to succeed, and it is only through that that w e can liberate the women, girls and babies,' she said. Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, noted the existence of GBV in the society overtime, calling for more actions and policy implementation to avoid re-convening meetings to discuss the same issues. Abubakar, who is also the President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said: 'we are ready to give our best to the country, talk about peace and stability based on justice, fair play, and equity. ' This is a large turnout of traditional leaders, which shows that traditional institutions are always ready to be proactive and progressive.' Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ile-Ife, stressed the need to prioritise issues affecting women and implementing practical solutions that would address them. 'Traditional rulers have a very important role to play, and we still need to do more in giving women a place to stand, how they can be beneficial to society irrespective of religion. 'Maybe some religion and cultural beliefs usually confine wo men, but there are several other ways that you can give women a sense of place and make sure they are part of the society and have things they can contribute,' he said. Rev. Daniel Okoh, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) said: ' we must give moral leadership in speaking out against all forms of violence and injustice including GBV. 'And to work towards a more just and equitable society for all to live and flourish in without fear of discrimination or intimidation.' The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that various religious and traditional leaders from Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria Republic, and Liberia were in attendance at the event, aimed at eliminating GBV and transforming harmful social norms at the community level. Source: News Agency of Nigeria

African Religious Leaders Urged to Play Greater Role in Fostering Peace in Continent, World

Addis Ababa: Participants in the celebrations of the Special African Spiritual day urged religious leaders to play a greater role in fostering social cohesion and promoting peace throughout Africa and beyond. African Spiritual Day celebrated today for the fifth time in Addis Ababa at the headquarters of the African Union. The 5th Special Africa Spiritual Day Celebration was marked under the Theme: 'Educating the African Person to be Spiritually Enlightened in the 21st Century: Building resilient education systems for increased access to inclusive lifelong, quality and relevant learning in Africa.'' The event is jointly convened by the African Union Citizens and Diaspora Directorate and the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development - Africa. (IAPD) The objective is to serve as a platform whereby spiritual and religious leaders of diverse backgrounds within IAPD speak with one voice, thereby fostering unity among them as well as to lift spirituality to its rightful place in human life and society in general and to promote universally shared values. Promoting character building for the youth and true family values for married couples is also the objective behind the celebration and advocate peace and coexistence in different regions of Africa and the world. Leaders of different religions and representatives of religions and community leaders in African countries and the international community attended the event. On the occasion, the participants emphasized the need to strengthen the spirituality of the African citizen through the introduction of religious education and African culture in regular education systems. The participants encouraged religious leaders to teach Africans to use their minds, hearts, and hands for peace and development in the continent. Unity among religions in Africa is instrumental to addressing the problem of conflicts that result from religious differences, it was indicated. The African Union Commission under the Civil Society and Diaspora Directorate (AUC-CIDO) founded the African Union Interfaith Dialogue Forum to promote interreligious dialogue to build peace and enhance social cohesion in Africa. Source: Ethiopian News Agency

Wema Bank customers to win N10m in 5 for 5 promo

Lagos, May 21, 2024 (NAN) Wema Bank says it is rewarding its customers with N10 million cash prize in the grand finale of season three of its 5 for 5 Promo in Lagos on May 31. Ms Mabel Adeteye, Head of Brands and Marketing Communications at Wema Bank, stated on Tuesday that the event aims to appreciate and reward customer loyalty. Wema Bank 5 for 5 Promo, which will end later this month, is a reward initiative introduced by the bank in 2019 to reward its customers for their active loyalty to the brand and its products. According to her, the promo is executed through a monthly draw per season, has a total of 1,177 customers who received cash rewards of up to N63.3 million in the first 2 seasons of the promo. She expressed gratitude to customers for their support throughout Wema Bank's 79-year journey. 'At Wema Bank, our world revolves around our people and customers. Their support has brought us this far, so it's only natural that we seize every opportunity to give back and provide optimum value for every stakeholder. 'The 5 for 5 Promo was born out of gratitude and a commitment to empowering our customers. With each season, we have simplified the requirements and amplified the rewards to ensure everyone can benefit from the Promo. 'Season 3 has been remarkable, and as we close our 79th anniversary with one more 5 for 5 Promo draw, we are honored to be the bank of choice for our diverse customer base. 'To the 1,000+ customers who have won over the past nine months and the 120 who will win in the grand finale, I say a huge congratulations. Thank you for choosing Wema Bank,' she said. Adeteye urged Nigerians to take advantage of the last draw of the 5 for 5 Promo Season 3. 'The requirements are simple: fund your account with at least N5,000 and make up to 5 transactions using the ALAT App, *945#, or your ALAT/Wema Card, maintaining a N5,000 minimum average account balance. 'It doesn't matter where you are, what you do, or when you started banking with us; you can be a winner. 'NYSC members, business owner s, undergraduate students, working professionals, everyone from Gen Z to baby boomers; there's room for all in the Wema Bank family and the 5 for 5 Promo. 'A simple download of the ALAT App could be the first step for potential winners. I look forward to May 31st, as we put the final bow on this exceptional journey that has made the 5 for 5 Promo Season 3 a success.' Source: News Agency of Nigeria