Category Archives: Sports

Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) offers food assistance to 60,000 families affected by cyclone Idai in Malawi

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has offered food baskets and dietary supplements to 60,000 families, including children, affected by the tropical cyclone, Idai in Malawi.

The ERC is implementing the second phase of its relief programme for those affected by …

Syrian strikes, Sri Lankan backlash, and silencing journalists: The Cheat Sheet

While a Russia-Turkey deal to hold off a Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest is technically still in place, there’s been an uptick in bombing in and around Idlib province, and civilians are dying. A UN spokesman said Thursday …

Dozens dead, tens of thousands lose homes as Mozambique suffers second storm

The needs of stricken communities are becoming evident in northern Mozambique and the Comoros islands in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, with at least 45,000 homes destroyed and residents in remote rural areas urgently requiring food, water, shelter, and electricity.…

Deeply Saddened by Deadly Impact of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique, Secretary-General Appeals for More Humanitarian Response Funds

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres:

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened at reports of loss of lives and destruction in Mozambique and Comoros as a result of tropical cyclone Kenneth, six weeks …

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria

This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and …

Freshworks integrates with the WhatsApp Business solution to empower brands to offer scalable online support to 1.5 billion messaging users

Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com), a global leader in customer engagement software, has integrated its customer engagement suite with the WhatsApp Business solution to offer on-the-go conversational support via WhatsApp. Over 1.5 billion people from 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch …