Daily Archives: June 26, 2019

Lulalend, South Africa’s First Online Automated Provider of Short-Term Funding for Small and Medium Enterprises, Raises $6.5 Million Series A

Co-led by Quona Capital and IFC CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lulalend, South Africa’s first online automated provider of short-term funding for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today announced its Series A financing of $6.5

Why some rebel groups force kids to fight: it depends on how they are funded

To sustain their operations, armed groups must have a steady supply of recruits. These serve to fill their fighting ranks and to replace those lost to injury, death, or desertion.Most rebel groups around the world rely initially on volunteers but

Ebola in Uganda, and the dynamics of a new and different outbreak

The 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC), has been a very different kind of outbreak than the massive West African outbreak that occurred in 2014 and 2015. For starters, it is much smaller, with just over 2,000

General Assembly Adopts Decision to Continue Intergovernmental Talks on Security Council Reform, as Member States Raise Concern over Negotiating Process

The General Assembly today unanimously adopted an oral decision deciding to immediately continue informal intergovernmental negotiations on Security Council reform during its seventy-fourth session.In doing so, the Assembly recognized that forthcoming ...

General Assembly Adopts Decision to Continue Intergovernmental Talks on Security Council Reform, as Member States Raise Concern over Negotiating Process

The General Assembly today unanimously adopted an oral decision deciding to immediately continue informal intergovernmental negotiations on Security Council reform during its seventy-fourth session.In doing so, the Assembly recognized that forthcoming ...

Special Committee Approves Draft Resolution Restating Need for Peaceful, Negotiated Settlement to Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Question, Text on Status of Tokelau

Argentina Promoting Bilateral Cooperation in New Atmosphere of Trust, Says Foreign Minister, Urging Frank Dialogue with United KingdomThe Special Committee on Decolonization today approved a draft resolution reiterating that the only way to end the spe...