Daily Archives: March 14, 2014

Taking money matters to our children: KZNFLA International Child and Youth Finance Summit – Children speaking out on money matters

All banks should have standardised deposit, withdrawal and even change-of-address forms, as well as simplified “lingo” and child-friendly information, child and youth delegates at the KZNFLA International Child and Youth Finance Summit said at the …

SRSG DJINNIT ATTENDS THE HIGH-LEVEL REVIEW OF THE WORLD DRUG PROBLEM IN VIENNA

DAKAR, Senegal, March 14, 2014 – The Special Representative o! f the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of UNOWA, Mr. Said Djinnit, attended the High-Level Review of the world drug problem organized …

South Sudan: Life-saving surgery for victims of fighting

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 14, 2014 – Continuing violence in South Sudan has left thousands wounded. Many of them risk death, as the unstable situation stops them getting medical treatment. Since the beginning of the crisis, …

UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLE UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT SOUTH AFRICA’S SALT SUMMIT

By Thabile Maphanga

JOHANNESBURG, March 14 (NNN-SABC) — One in six South Africans will die of a stroke, while one in four above the age of 15 is living with hypertension. These and other lifestyle …

EU LAUNCHES 1.5-BILLION RAND FUND TO FINANCE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

By Liabo Setho

JOHANNESBURG, March 14– The European Union (EU) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have launched a 1.5-billion-Rand (about 138.8 million US dollar) fund to finance infrastructure projects in this country, …