Daily Archives: May 31, 2019

Al-Jazeera Says Sudan Shut Down Bureau Amid Sit-In Threat

KHARTOUM, SUDAN The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Friday that Sudan shut down its bureau, just as the country’s military government warned that the Khartoum sit-in that helped bring about former ruler Omar al-Bashir’s ouster had “become a threat to …

From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in East Africa

Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services � such as schools, health centres, or even energy � connecting the region to the electricity grid …

These Ten Worst Corporate Tax Havens in the World Are Stifling Sustainable Development

The UN and other international organizations have warned that tax systems must be strengthened to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But according to the Tax Justice Network, multinational corporations are dodging about $500 billion in taxes each year � …

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones

As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to drum up funds to help get the vulnerable country …