Daily Archives: August 14, 2021

Open Society Announces a $10 Million Emergency Fund for Afghan Civilians in Peril

New York, Aug. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Open Society Foundations announced today the creation of a $10 million Afghanistan emergency fund to support Afghans in grave danger—including champions of human rights, women’s rights, and journalists—by expanding immediate protection opportunities. The Afghanistan Emergency Humanitarian Fund will help support sponsorship for humanitarian parole programs in […]

Analysts: China Expanding Influence in Africa Via Telecom Network Deals

Telecommunications networks funded and built by China are taking over Africa’s cyberspace, a dependence that analysts suggest puts Beijing in a position to exert political influence in some of the continent’s countries.Bulelani Jili, a doctoral candida…

UN Agency Calls for Protection from Sexual Attacks in D.R.C.

UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, is calling on Congolese authorities to increase security and protect women and girls from widespread, systematic sexual attacks by rival armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Tanganyika province. Horr…