World News Doing Business in Africa and the Caribbean Symposium
WASHINGTON—Ambassadors, representatives and business leaders from Africa and the Caribbean will gather in Washington, D.C., in June to share how investors, businesspeople and entrepreneurs can successfully do business in their countries.
Updated Apr 16, 2019 - 9:57:45 PM
World News An indigenous nation battles for land and justice in Bolivia
LA PAZ (IPS)—The ancient Qhara Qhara nation began a battle against the State of Bolivia in defense of its rich ancestral lands, in an open challenge to a government that came to power in 2006 on a platform founded on respect for the values and rights of indigenous peoples.
Updated Apr 9, 2019 - 11:50:52 AM
World News Cyclone ravaged Mozambique struggles to recover
Weeks after the Tropical Cyclone Idai ravaged the small nation of Mozambique in southern Africa, recovery continues. The storm also slammed into neighboring Malawi and Zimbabwe leaving a corridor of death and massive destruction experts say will take some time to rebuild.
Updated Apr 2, 2019 - 12:36:54 PM
World News UK troops accused of training child soldiers in Yemen
UK Foreign Office minister Mark Field has promised to get to the bottom of “very serious and well sourced” allegations that British special forces have been training child soldiers in the Saudi-led war against Yemen.
Updated Apr 2, 2019 - 12:20:20 PM
World News France, U.S. strike different notes in Africa
(GIN)—There were smiles all around in Kenya as French President Emmanuel Macron and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta shook hands over a series of infrastructure deals worth $3.3 billion.
Updated Mar 26, 2019 - 10:44:58 AM
World News Israel’s killing of Gazans may amount to war crimes
A UN fact-finding mission says Israeli forces committed rights violations during their crackdown against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip last year that may amount to “war crimes,” urging the regime’s military to prevent its snipers from using lethal force against the demonstrators.
Updated Mar 26, 2019 - 10:43:30 AM