Category Archives: Market

UK Looks to Fast-Growing Africa for Trade Ties After Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry touted the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday as their country prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world.But Britain faces tough challenges as it seeks to assert itself

UN Agency Appeals for $375.5 Million to Enhance Human Rights Globally

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is appealing for $375.5 million to support its efforts to promote and protect human rights in dozens of countries around the world at a time of great

First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

WASHINGTON - Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way to the White House. Now, she has written a book about her journey.In a phone interview with

First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

WASHINGTON - Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way to the White House. Now, she has written a book about her journey.In a phone interview with

Refugees in Uganda to Get Access to Financial Services

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Swedish Development Agency have launched a $5 million, four-year program to promote access to financial and nonfinancial services to 100,000 refugees in Uganda. With pilot proj...

31st Japanese Ambassador’s Judo Tournament

On 23rd November 2019, the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Zambia co-hosted, together with Zambia Judo Association, the 31st Japanese Ambassador's Judo Tournament at the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka. About 200 male and female Judokas...