Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by United Religions Initiative-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the African continent. Nairobi, Kenya, July

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by United Religions Initiative-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the African continent. Nairobi, Kenya, July

Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gifted Hands Network is an initiative created by Andrew Mukose, a young entrepreneur who wanted to solve two of Uganda’s most pressing problems – breast cancer and employment for the visually impaired.

Harnessing the power of water

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. “In Grade 10 I was

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab � an al-Qa'ida affiliate in Somalia � to include al-Hijra and other aliases. These aliases have been added to al-Shabaab's designations as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Se...

UNHCR welcomes deal to end latest migrant stand-off in Mediterranean Sea

The development comes after the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain and Portugal ended a disembarkation stand-off involving the migrants - who had set out from the Libya coast - by agreeing to take them in and process any