Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Ambassador Haley on the Deaths of Peaceful Demonstrators in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The end of 2017 saw a rise in violent suppression of peaceful protests organized by churches in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), resulting in the deaths of at least five people. The government's …

Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect ‘foundations for life’ on Earth

Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year.

The partnership, announced Wednesday, …

AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT TO ENDORSE AFRICA ICT MASTERPLAN

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union (AU) Summit holding later this month is expected to endorse a renewed push by African countries to rapidly spread high-speed internet to accelerate economic development in the continent.

The AU …