Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

US, Allies Demand Stop to New Fighting in South Sudan

The United States and European allies say a new flare-up of fighting in South Sudan violates that country’s peace agreement, and are demanding the clashes end immediately.

A joint statement Wednesday from the U.S., Britain and Norway, known as the …

South Africa to market itself in the US

NEW YORK, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe highlighted trade and investment opportunities in South Africa at the ongoing 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit in New York.

Globally, the US accounts for 7% of South Africa’s total …

App-Based Delivery Men Highlight India’s Growing Gig Economy

MUMBAI Suraj Nachre works long hours and regularly misses meals but he treasures his job as a driver for a food delivery startup — working in a booming industry that highlights India’s expanding apps-based gig-economy.

The 26-year-old is one of …

U.N. says fighting, instability have displaced 100,000 in Burkina Faso

GENEVA, More than 100,000 people have been displaced by factional fighting and lawlessness in Burkina Faso, most within the past two months, according to a U.N. report.

Burkina Faso is, for the first time in its history, facing massive internal …