Daily Archives: March 7, 2020

China’s Exports Slump as Anti-virus Controls Close Factories

BEIJING - China’s exports fell by double digits in January and February as anti-virus controls closed factories, while imports sank by a smaller margin.Exports tumbled 17.2% from a year earlier to $292.4 billion, a sharp reverse from December’s 7.8% ri...

UN: Nearly 1 Million DRC Refugees in Urgent Need of Support

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency Friday launched an appeal for $621 million to assist nearly 1 million refugees who have fled violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo seeking safety in neighboring countries. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA

All-Female Ranger Unit Protecting Kenya’s Wildlife

KAJIADO, KENYA - Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is home to herds of elephants that have been the target of poachers trafficking in the illicit trade in ivory. Now a program that has brought women on board in the fight against