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Mali: Security Situation Deteriorates, Human Rights Concerns Rise

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 06:30 AM
UN troop rotations in the peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA) resumed on Monday with a new approval mechanism one month after the ruling junta suspended troop rotations and accused 49 Ivorian soldiers of entering the country without permission on 10 ... Read more...

Simon Stiell Appointed New UNFCCC Executive Secretary

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:57 AM
(Bonn, 15 August 2022) UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Simon Stiell as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat based in Bonn, Germany. The appointment has been endorsed by the Bureau of the UN ... Read more...

Mali: UN Expert Gravely Concerned By Deterioration Of Security And Human Rights Situation

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:56 AM
GENEVA (15 August) – A UN expert today welcomed steps taken to restore constitutional order and a return to civilian rule in Mali, but expressed grave concerns about the resurgence of extremist violence and a rapidly deteriorating human rights situation ... Read more...

Alaska Mining Sells 51% Interest To Australian Nanotechnology Specialist

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:55 AM
Company's sole shareholder, Lee Hon Kit, to receive A$5.0 million in new Nanopac shares from sale KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Alaska Mining Sdn Bhd is pleased to announce that its sole shareholder, Lee Hon Kit, is selling a 51% ... Read more...

Gao-Bugotu Constituency To Launch CDF Funded Projects

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:30 AM
Gao-Bugotu Constituency (GBC) in Isabel Province will soon launch some of its major livelihood and investment projects funded through the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Programme of the government. These projects include the Kolteve market house, ... Read more...

$5 Million Worth Of Project Shipped To Lau/Mbaelelea Constituency

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:28 AM
A total of SBD$5 million worth of projects funded under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) programme of the government were shipped to Lau/Mbaelelea Constituency by their Member of Parliament and Minister for Agriculture Honorable Augustine Auga ... Read more...

Ooredoo’s Plans To Leave Myanmar Hands Military Full Control Of Nation’s Telco Sector - Must Mitigate Human Rights Risks

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 07:11 PM
Telecommunications company Ooredoo must put the safety of millions of people in Myanmar first, and not abandon control of the country’s last internationally-owned telco to the junta. The Qatari-owned provider has reportedly informed Myanmar regulators ... Read more...

Hepatitis: Will New Evidence For "same-day Test And Treat" Be A Game-changer?

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 06:58 AM
A new study published last month in the Journal of Hepatology can prove to be a game-changer as it provides strong evidence that “same-day test and treat model” for hepatitis is feasible and possible. In the light of this strong evidence, if ... Read more...

One Year On From Regime Change And Afghanistan’s Children Face An Unimaginable A Crisis

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 06:36 AM
On the one-year anniversary of regime change in Afghanistan, a new World Vision report highlights the grave risk the country’s children face from starvation, forced child marriage, and child labour. The report, Afghanistan: A Children’s Crisis ... Read more...

Europe Dries Up

Published: Sun 14 Aug 2022 07:51 PM
Scenes and pictures have been circulating of broken earth, lacking moisture, cracked and yearning. But these are not from traditional drought-stricken parts of the planet, where the animal carcass assumes near totemic power amidst dry riverbeds or desert ... Read more...
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