Business and Finance

Business & Finance

US Says 60 Militants Killed in Somalia Airstrike

The U.S. military says 60 al-Shabab militants were killed in Friday's airstrike near the town of Harardhere in central Somalia.

A statement Tuesday from the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) says the strike was conducted in coordination with the government of …

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ITALIAN PM PROMISES COMPREHENSIVE EFFORT TO ADDRESS MIGRATION IN AFRICA

ADDIS ABABA-- Visiting Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged to work with the African Union in promoting peace, stability and development in Africa.

Conte also pledged to help drive the search for comprehensive solutions to migration from Africa by …

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ITALIAN PM PROMISES COMPREHENSIVE EFFORT TO ADDRESS MIGRATION IN AFRICA

ADDIS ABABA-- Visiting Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged to work with the African Union in promoting peace, stability and development in Africa.

Conte also pledged to help drive the search for comprehensive solutions to migration from Africa by …

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Governance

Governance

Delegates Voice Concern over Millions Living in Poverty, Unsustainable Trend of Uneven Development, as Second Committee Continues General Debate

Eradication of poverty and promotion of international trade are crucial to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it continued its general debate.

The representative of Nepal emphasized that the …

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Delegates Voice Concern over Millions Living in Poverty, Unsustainable Trend of Uneven Development, as Second Committee Continues General Debate

Eradication of poverty and promotion of international trade are crucial to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it continued its general debate.

The representative of Nepal emphasized that the …

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BRICS Inter-Ministerial Committee to address the press on the state of readiness

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the BRICS Summit, represented by its Chairperson, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Lindiwe Sisulu and Co-Chairperson, Minister of Higher Education and Training Ms Naledi Pandor, will on Monday, 23 July 2018, address members of …

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General

General

Britain Says Time’s Up for Sex Predators in Global Aid Sector

Time is up for sexual predators in the aid sector, Britain's development minister said on Thursday, as she announced new measures to clamp down on sexual abuse and exploitation after a series of scandals.

Penny Mordaunt said it was a …

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Britain Says Time’s Up for Sex Predators in Global Aid Sector

Time is up for sexual predators in the aid sector, Britain's development minister said on Thursday, as she announced new measures to clamp down on sexual abuse and exploitation after a series of scandals.

Penny Mordaunt said it was a …

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Migrant Truck Crash Kills 22 in Turkey

Twenty-two people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants reportedly heading for EU member Greece plunged off the highway into a waterway in western Turkey.

The vehicle, described as a lorry, was traveling on a highway in …

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

CHINA, BOTSWANA AGREE TO RAISE TIES TO NEW LEVEL

BEIJING, China- Chinese President, Xi Jinping, on Friday held talks with Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, in Beijing, and the two leaders agreed to raise bilateral ties to a new level.

Masisi, on a state visit to China, is to attend …

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U.S. Department of State, UVA Darden School, and Concordia Announce Finalists for 2018 P3 Impact Award

Finalists for the 2018 P3 Impact Award were announced today by the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Concordia. The Award recognizes …

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U.S. Department of State, UVA Darden School, and Concordia Announce Finalists for 2018 P3 Impact Award

Finalists for the 2018 P3 Impact Award were announced today by the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Concordia. The Award recognizes …

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Sports

Sports

Democratic Republic of Congo: Specialist Red Cross Ebola team arrives in North Kivu

A team of Red Cross experts has arrived in the town of Beni, close to the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).

The 19-person multidisciplinary team is made up …

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Specialist Red Cross Ebola team arrives in North Kivu

A team of Red Cross experts has arrived in the town of Beni, close to the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).

The 19-person multidisciplinary team is made up …

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Nature-based solutions as catalysts for achieving the SDGs

As prepared for delivery.

Your excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen � on behalf of UNDP, I welcome you to this event, to celebrate 25 years of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and to reflect on the essential role of …

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Technology

Technology

Technical meeting to facilitate cross-border dialogue meeting for IGAD Cluster 4

Addis Ababa: A two-day technical meeting has been convened by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to discuss experiences gained in implementing cross-border development, identify challenges and opportunities for launching the IGAD Cluster 4 (Dikhil), and agree on the modalities …

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Technical meeting to facilitate cross-border dialogue meeting for IGAD Cluster 4

Addis Ababa: A two-day technical meeting has been convened by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to discuss experiences gained in implementing cross-border development, identify challenges and opportunities for launching the IGAD Cluster 4 (Dikhil), and agree on the modalities …

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Mass Expulsion of Congolese from Angola Could Spark Humanitarian Crisis

The United Nations refugee agency warns the mass expulsion of an estimated 200,000 Congolese from Angola into Congo's unstable Kasai Central Province could trigger a humanitarian crisis.

Ethnic tensions that triggered a brutal conflict in the Kasai region of the …

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