Daily Archives: April 14, 2019

Tech Program Turns Low Income S. Africa Girls Into High Achievers

JOHANNESBURG Women are woefully underrepresented in technology, science, engineering and mathematics jobs in South Africa. But for the last decade, a homegrown, UNICEF-supported program has worked to bring 11,000 lower-income high school girls into these …

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN

The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts cannot be overstated, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday.

While …

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN

The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts cannot be overstated, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday.

While …

Seychelles President’s Underwater Plea: Protect Our Oceans

DESROCHES ISLAND, SEYCHELLES In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the beating blue heart of our planet.

President Danny …

Seychelles President’s Underwater Plea: Protect Our Oceans

DESROCHES ISLAND, SEYCHELLES In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the beating blue heart of our planet.

President Danny …

Sudan Protest Group Calls for Civilian Government

CAIRO, EGYPT Sudan’s main protest organizers have called for the immediate handover of power to a civilian government in the wake of the military coup that ousted President Omar al-Bashir last week.

On Sunday, the …