Islamic Militants May Have Committed War Crimes in DRC, UN Says

A series of brutal attacks against Congolese civilians by Islamic militants are possible war crimes, United Nations monitors said Monday. Eighteen months of attacks by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) have killed more than 1,000 civilians, the U.N. Joint Human Rights Office says in a new report. “In the majority of cases, the means and […]

Medical/Health Care

Progress in AIDS/HIV Fight Uneven, UN Says

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations says global HIV/AIDS targets for 2020 will not be met, and that some progress could be lost, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has seriously impacted the HIV/AIDS response. “Our report shows that COVID is threatening to throw us even more off course,” Winnie Byanyima, executive director […]

Business & Finance

DCI lost 4.47 percent year to date

The Domestic Companies Index (DCI) lost 0.24 percent during the week ending July 3, 2020. As indicated by Stockbrokers Botswana weekly report, the index closed at 7 159.60 points from 7 176.60 points of the previous week. For the year-to-date, the index lost 4.47 percent. A total of 3 104 789 securities valued at P12 […]

Press Releases

La Soka Gakkai se joint à l’OIBT pour soutenir la restauration des forêts au Togo en Afrique de l’Ouest

TOKYO, 6 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Le 1er juillet 2020, Minoru Harada, président de l’organisation bouddhiste Soka Gakkai, a rencontré Dr Gerhard Dieterle, directeur général de l’Organisation internationale des bois tropicaux (OIBT), pour la signature d’un protocole sur le lancement d’un projet de reforestation apportant des opportunités de revenus à des groupements de femmes dans deux zones […]