Monthly Archives: August 2018

Marked for Demolition? Ugandans on Pipeline Route Fear Land Loss

Ugandan farmer James Mubona, 73, looked pensive as he sat in a blue plastic chair under a mango tree next to three of his four wives, one breastfeeding a five-month-old baby, contemplating the imminent loss of his 22-acre farm to

Marked for Demolition? Ugandans on Pipeline Route Fear Land Loss

Ugandan farmer James Mubona, 73, looked pensive as he sat in a blue plastic chair under a mango tree next to three of his four wives, one breastfeeding a five-month-old baby, contemplating the imminent loss of his 22-acre farm to

Google, Indian Lenders Unite in Bid to Woo New Users

Alphabet's Google said Tuesday that it was partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payments

Google, Indian Lenders Unite in Bid to Woo New Users

Alphabet's Google said Tuesday that it was partnering with a handful of Indian banks to bring quick loans to the masses, as it aims to woo tens of millions of new internet users in the country to its digital payments

Selon PRB, la Terre comptera 2,3 milliards d’habitants en plus d’ici à 2050

WASHINGTON, 27 août 2018 /PRNewswire/ — La population mondiale atteindra 9,9 milliards d’ici à 2050, soit une progression de 2,3 milliards ou de 29 pour cent par rapport au chiffre actuel estimé à 7,6 milliards, selon les projections de Population Reference

PRB Projects 2.3 Billion More People on Earth by 2050

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The world population will reach 9.9 billion by 2050, up 2.3 billion or 29 percent from an estimated 7.6 billion people now, according to projections by Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in its 2018World Population Data

China Defends ‘New Silk Road’ Against Debt Complaints

Chinese officials on Monday defended Beijing's initiative to build a "New Silk Road" of railways and other infrastructure across Asia against complaints it leaves host countries with too much debt after Malaysia canceled two high-profile projects.The o...

Church Leaders in Congo Say Election Observers Are Critical

Catholic leaders who mediated a compromise on elections in Congo warned Monday that the credibility of the long-delayed vote scheduled in December depends to a great extent on the presence of national and international observers � and that bias will