Daily Archives: April 26, 2019

Peter Sun Speaks at Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: Build Smart Cities along the Digital Silk Road

BEIJING, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On April 25, the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing. Peter Sun, chairman and CEO of Inspur Group, attended the forum and delivered a keynote speech titled Build

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, where it claimed at least three lives, UN agencies …

World Free of Malaria, HIV, Cancer Possible with Vaccines

WASHINGTON This year, during World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization launched the world’s first malaria vaccine. Scientists are also testing a vaccine for HIV, and they are working on vaccines against cancer.

Vaccines are one of the greatest inventions …

World Free of Malaria, HIV, Cancer Possible with Vaccines

WASHINGTON This year, during World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization launched the world’s first malaria vaccine. Scientists are also testing a vaccine for HIV, and they are working on vaccines against cancer.

Vaccines are one of the greatest inventions …

World Bank Group President David Malpass to Visit Madagascar, Ethiopia, and Mozambique

WASHINGTON, World Bank Group President David Malpass will take his first overseas trip as head of the global development institution and his first trip to Africa since assuming leadership of the organization on April 9, 2019.

Mr. Malpass will focus …

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique

This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General’s message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of insecurity …