Daily Archives: December 10, 2018

On Senegal’s Millennium Challenge Compact

On behalf of the United States, I congratulate Senegal on the signing of its Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact. The $550 million Senegal Power Compact will modernize and strengthen Senegal’s power sector to increase economic growth …

MEC Beverley SchA�fer on launching Overberg Meander bike route

Minister Beverley SchA�fer launches Overberg Meander bike route

Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley SchA�fer today launched the fourth in a series of cycling routes being developed by the Western Cape Government, aimed at increasing cycle …

Study Links 2017 Disasters to Climate Change

Drought in the United States and East Africa. Floods in Peru and Bangladesh. Heatwaves in Europe and China. Even unusual cloudiness in Japan.

Climate change left its fingerprints on some of the biggest climate extremes …

US Blocks ex-Gambian President, Family from Entering

The U.S. State Department says former Gambian President YahyaJammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States.

The decision comes almost two years after Jammeh was forced into …

Sudan Pound Slides to Widest Over Official Rate Since Devaluation

The Sudanese currency slid to 60 pounds to the dollar on the black market Monday, traders said, increasing the gap with the official rate of 47.5 pounds to its widest since a sharp devaluation two …