Archive for October 11th, 2017

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it's too late

| October 11, 2017

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it’s the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence service, and the ruling party …

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CMIG Drawin Launches Its First Prefabricated Construction Project in South Africa

| October 11, 2017

Prefabricated project improves local conditions with world-leading construction technology

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – China Minsheng Drawin Technology Group (CMIG Drawin), a unit of investment conglomerate China Minsheng Investment Group, has launched the John Dude New City

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Earth observation technology a tool for women’s empowerment

| October 11, 2017

Earth observation technology can be a tool for women's empowerment as it provides satellite imagery which can help with environmental monitoring: for example, in agriculture or with tracking infectious diseases.

That's the view of Bolo Basuti, a research assistant at …

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Enact robust national ageing policies, ECA’s Muhwava urges African governments

| October 11, 2017

Africa needs to intensify efforts to put in place effective mechanisms that will cater for the needs of its older population, says William Muhwava, Chief of the Population and Youth Section in the Economic Commission for Africa's Social Development Policy …

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If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

| October 11, 2017

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it's the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence service, and the ruling party …

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