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New UN Report Shows North Korea Avoiding Sanctions

New UN Report Shows North Korea Avoiding Sanctions

SEOUL A new report by the United Nations shown to the Security Council Friday claims North Korea is working to ensure its weapons cannot be destroyed by military strikes.

It comes as U.S. President Donald …

UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

GENEVA � The spread of state welfare for children around Africa has the potential to make a major dent in global poverty, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Children account for the majority of those …

UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

UN Sees Poverty Hope in African Uptake of Child Welfare Payments

GENEVA � The spread of state welfare for children around Africa has the potential to make a major dent in global poverty, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Children account for the majority of those …

UNICEF Asks for $180 Million to Feed South Sudanese

UNICEF Asks for $180 Million to Feed South Sudanese

JUBA The United Nations children's agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan.

A top UNICEF official in South Sudan said the …

UNICEF Asks for $180 Million to Feed South Sudanese

UNICEF Asks for $180 Million to Feed South Sudanese

JUBA The United Nations children's agency is appealing for $180 million to meet the humanitarian needs of more than 800,000 women and children in South Sudan.

A top UNICEF official in South Sudan said the …

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI BANS SPORTS BETTING

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI BANS SPORTS BETTING

KAMPALA, President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has ordered a ban on sports betting in the East African country, a minister said.

State Minister of Finance David Bahati, was quoted by the privately-run Daily Monitor …

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI BANS SPORTS BETTING

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI BANS SPORTS BETTING

KAMPALA, President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has ordered a ban on sports betting in the East African country, a minister said.

State Minister of Finance David Bahati, was quoted by the privately-run Daily Monitor …

Deputy Minister Manamela to monitor registration at the Northern Cape Institution

Deputy Minister Manamela to monitor registration at the Northern Cape Institution

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mr Buti Manamela will visit the Sol Plaatjie University and the Northern Cape Urban TVET College as part of the ongoing assessment of admissions and registrations at …

Sudanese Professional Groups Call for Rallies Across Country

Sudanese Professional Groups Call for Rallies Across Country

CAIRO Sudanese professional and opposition groups called for protests in 12 cities including the capital Khartoum on Thursday, with hundreds marching toward the presidential palace to deliver a written request that President Omar al-Bashir step …

Sudanese Professional Groups Call for Rallies Across Country

Sudanese Professional Groups Call for Rallies Across Country

CAIRO Sudanese professional and opposition groups called for protests in 12 cities including the capital Khartoum on Thursday, with hundreds marching toward the presidential palace to deliver a written request that President Omar al-Bashir step …

January 2019 Global Economic Prospects Materials

January 2019 Global Economic Prospects Materials

The January edition of the 2019 Global Economic Prospects (GEP) was released yesterday in Washington. Key message for Africa is that regional growth is expected to accelerate to 3.4 percent in 2019, predicated on diminished …

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (1-15 December 2018)

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (1-15 December 2018)

Approximately 3,000 Persons participated in a youth cultural festival organized by the Refugee Youth committee in Ajuong Thok refugee camp.

50 women Graduated from handicraft training at Bor's women centre.

3,133,640 SSP Generated by refugee …

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (1-15 December 2018)

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (1-15 December 2018)

Approximately 3,000 Persons participated in a youth cultural festival organized by the Refugee Youth committee in Ajuong Thok refugee camp.

50 women Graduated from handicraft training at Bor's women centre.

3,133,640 SSP Generated by refugee …