Daily Archives: September 18, 2018

Gates Foundation Report Says Demographic Trends Threaten Global Progress, Calls for Increased Focus on Health and Education in Poorest Countries

Bill and Melinda Gates say investing in young people could unlock productivity and innovation

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report, pointing …

President Ramaphosa congratulates newly elected Cosatu national officials

President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Tuesday, 18 September 2018, congratulated the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on its election of new national officials led by the federation’s first woman President, Ms Zingiswa Losi.…

UN tuberculosis summit ‘historic opportunity’ to put response ‘back on track’: new WHO report

Countries are not doing enough to end tuberculosis � the world’s deadliest infectious disease � by 2030, warned the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, at the release of the latest Global Tuberculosis Report.

The …

School Attacks in Cameroon Prompt Parents to Withdraw Students

Thousands of parents are withdrawing their children from schools in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon after armed men attacked and wounded dozens of people in their institutions. Separatists fighting for the Independence of the English-speaking …

South Africa’s Top Court Legalizes Personal, Private Use of Cannabis

South Africa’s top court has legalized the use of cannabis for private, personal use.

Court Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo of the Constitutional Court announced the unanimous judgement Tuesday, siding with an earlier opinion by …