IBFD Africa Tax Symposium comes to Kenya

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The 4th IBFD Africa Tax Symposium draws together tax professionals from industry, practice, government, civil society and the judiciary to explore important developments in international taxation affecting Africa. This year’s symposium

Opening 2018 Coordination, Management Meeting, Economic and Social Council Elects Members, Fills Outstanding Vacancies to Subsidiary Bodies

The Economic and Social Council today began the coordination and management meetings of its 2018 session with the election of members to a number of subsidiary bodies.It elected members to, and filled outstanding vacancies on, the following bodies: Co...

nChain Releases Nakasendo™ Software Development Kit

LONDON, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — nChain, the global leader in research and development of blockchain technologies, is pleased announce that it has completed version 1.0 of its new Nakasendo™ software development kit (SDK).  The SDK is being made available now

Hanergy Unveils Next Generation Hantile Solution

Company’s new solar-embedded roof tile once again sets the standard for energy efficient buildings BEIJING, April 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hanergy today introduced a new generation of its flagship Hantile building product that is lighter, thinner, more flexible, and features superior performance.

As Drought Keeps Men on the Road, Mauritania’s Pastoralist Women Take Charge

Every year when the pastoralist men in Fatima Demba's Mauritanian village return from their months-long journey to find pastures and water, the women erupt in wild celebrations."We draw henna tattoos on our bodies, we braid our hair, we wear our

South Sudan Protesters Gather in Washington to Denounce War

A couple dozen South Sudanese demonstrators and political activists, some aligned with the SPLM in Opposition (SPLM-IO), gathered in front of the White House Monday to protest the ongoing war in their native country.About 25 protesters chanted People o...

South Sudan’s Refugee Flow is Often a Children’s crisis

The flood of South Sudanese refugees from the country's 5-year civil war has been called a children's crisis.More than 60 percent of the well over one million refugees who have poured into neighboring Uganda are under the age of 18,

DRC Humanitarian Crisis Back on International Agenda

A Senior U.N. migration official says a main success of Friday's U.N. pledging conference for Democratic Republic of Congo is that it has put that country's forgotten humanitarian crisis back on the international agenda.Donors have pledged $528 million...