Heavy Rain Complicates Life for Thousands of Displaced Ethiopians

Aid agencies say more than 800,000 people, displaced by violence in southern Ethiopia, are facing a humanitarian crisis as the rainy season sets in with inadequate shelter to protect them from cold, wet weather. Hundreds of thousands of people were …

New Permanent Representative of Senegal Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations, Cheikh Niang, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Niang served as Senegal’s Ambassador to Japan � concurrently accredited to Australia, New …

MOZAMBIQUE STUDING WAYS FOR LOCAL FIRMS TO BENEFIT FROM ITS NATURAL GAS RESEOURCES

MAPUTO, Some 400 officials are meeting in the Mozambican capital this week to discuss ways to involve local companies in business relating to the emerging natural gas industry, which is just starting up in the country.

The Sttate energy company, …

MOZAMBIQUE STUDING WAYS FOR LOCAL FIRMS TO BENEFIT FROM ITS NATURAL GAS RESEOURCES

MAPUTO, Some 400 officials are meeting in the Mozambican capital this week to discuss ways to involve local companies in business relating to the emerging natural gas industry, which is just starting up in the country.

The Sttate energy company, …

Coffee and Conservation: Mozambique Tries Both on a Mountain

At Mozambique’s Mount Gorongosa � where farmers are being encouraged to grow coffee in the shade of hardwood trees, both to improve their own lot and to restore the forest � there is a point beyond which visitors are told …

Kenya: United Nations experts urge government and business to uphold human rights

The United Nations Working Group on business and human rights is urging the authorities in Kenya to turn ideals set out in the 2010 national constitution into action that ensures businesses respect human rights.

Kenya has the advantage of a …