Business & Finance

UNICEF launches record emergency appeal as escalating conflicts push millions to the brink

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday launched an appeal for a record $9.4 billion as attacks against children continue to rise. Close to 24,000 grave violations against youngsters were confirmed last year, or 72 violations a day, according to the…

Competition Between US, China Continues in Africa

Monetary Policy Committee Decision

Human Rights

Rwanda’s Assault on YouTubers Puts Journalists in Crosshairs

There is nothing glamorous about being a YouTuber in Rwanda, says John Williams Ntwali, whose channel Pax TV is a year old. The pay is poor, the threats frequent and the risk of prison all too real.Ntwali has been arrested multiple times during his two…

Rwanda’s Assault on YouTubers Puts Journalists in Crosshairs

Zimbabwe Court Clears Investigative Journalist Chin’ono


600 Migrants Found Crammed Into 2 Trailers Rescued in Mexico

©MEXICO CITY — Some 600 migrants from 12 countries were rescued Saturday in Mexico after they were found crammed into two tractor-trailers, the country’s National Migration Institute said.The 145 women and 455 men, who hailed from Central America, Afri…

600 Migrants Found Crammed Into 2 Trailers Rescued in Mexico

Housing Issues Hit Home for New Minnesota Lawmaker

Medical/Health Care

Burundi Says Prison Fire Kills 38 Inmates in Gitega

Burundi’s government says 38 prisoners were killed in a fire Tuesday morning in Gitega, the country’s political capital.Vice President Prosper Bazombanza announced the deaths. More than 60 other people have been injured and the death toll could rise.Th…

South Africa Readies Hospitals as Omicron Variant Drives New COVID-19 Wave

World Petroleum Congress Starts In U.S. Houston Amid Omicron Concern

World Sports

Hamilton wins Saudi GP to level with Verstappen

Jeddah, Lewis Hamilton won a crazy, twice-halted Saudi Arabian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to go level on points with Red Bull rival Max Verstappen and set up a winner-takes-all title showdown. On a chaotic night in Jeddah, the first race in the …

Bayern v Barcelona Champions League match to be held without fans

China Silent on Missing Tennis Star, Despite Global Pressure


University of Botswana Leveraging President Masisi’s Reset Agenda to Create Stakeholder Value

The University of Botswana is leveraging the President, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi’s reset agenda and priorities to advance its strategic intent of creating stakeholder value using its expertise and resources to create centres of excellence for national soci…

University of Botswana Emerges Top in 2021 Customer Satisfaction Survey

UB Holds 39th Graduation Ceremony and Inaugurates Sixth Chancellor

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