Category Archives: Business

UN: Number of Hungry Children in Africa’s Sahel Hits 10-year High

The number of hungry children in West Africa’s Sahel region reached a 10-year high in 2018 because of poor rains, conflict and high food prices, the United Nations said Friday.

More than 1.3 million children …

Pence: US Won’t Back Down in Trade Dispute

The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to U.S. demands, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday.

In a bluntly worded …

Report: 620 Million Children Lack Proper School Toilets

A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children around the world, the charity WaterAid said in a new study published Friday.

Children at 1 in …

Experts: Without Proof of Ownership, Land Laws Worthless

Land laws mean nothing unless communities can prove their ownership, researchers said Thursday, calling for better tools to map the land and stave off conflict over property.

From South Africa to the Amazon rainforest, battles …

Minister in The Presidency DrDlaminiZuma to attend the Eleventh Extraordinary Session of the African Union

The Minister in the Presidency, DrNkosazanaDlaminiZuma will attend the eleventh Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 17 � 18 November 2018. Minister DlaminiZuma will also participate in the …