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Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8,

Bill and Melinda Gates Host Inaugural ‘Goalkeepers’ Event to Engage a New Generation of Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease

Bill and Melinda Gates Host Inaugural ‘Goalkeepers’ Event to Engage a New Generation of Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama join other leaders from business, technology, media and entertainment to help speed progress toward the ‘Global Goals’

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, …

Le Sénégal et la France co-présideront la Conférence de financement du Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation

Le Sénégal et la France co-présideront la Conférence de financement du Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (GPE) se réjouit du parrainage conjoint par les gouvernements du Sénégal et de la France de sa Conférence de financement, qui aura

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

Rome-- Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger …

South Sudan Students in Uganda Celebrate International Day of Peace

South Sudan Students in Uganda Celebrate International Day of Peace

KAMPALA, UGANDA To celebrate the International Day of Peace, South Sudanese students studying at universities in Uganda are embracing their country's cultural diversity to foster peace rather than focusing on tribal differences that have torn …

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with African Leaders

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with African Leaders

Donald J. Trump yesterday hosted a working luncheon in New York with the leaders of Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Uganda to discuss how the United States and Africa can …

U.S. Department of State and espnW Join Forces for the Annual Global Sports Mentoring Program

U.S. Department of State and espnW Join Forces for the Annual Global Sports Mentoring Program

From September 25 to October 31, seventeen international delegates and American sports sector mentors will take part in the annual U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP). In its sixth year, …

Proposed Changes to Uganda’s Presidential Age Limit Hit Roadblock

Proposed Changes to Uganda’s Presidential Age Limit Hit Roadblock

KAMPALA Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement was expected to introduce a motion in parliament Thursday to scrap the Constitution's presidential age limit of 75 years old. The plan, however, has met with protests in the …

Ugandan Police Fire Tear Gas at ‘Life Presidency’ Protesters

Ugandan Police Fire Tear Gas at ‘Life Presidency’ Protesters

KAMPALA, UGANDA Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to rule for life.

The bill is likely to be introduced …