Category Archives: Business & Finance

NAMIBIA SUSPENDS MEAT IMPORTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA OVER FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE

WINDHOEK, Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NB…

LIBYA TO TAKE OVER MAJOR POWER PLANT FROM TURKISH CONTRACTOR

TRIPOLI, Libya, The Libyan government said, on Tuesday, that, it will take over a major power plant in the southern city of Obari, as its Turkish contractor …

Somalia Drought Crisis – Water Price Monitoring Somalia, November 2018

The Water Price Monitoring assessment aims to establish a data collection, monitoring and reporting system on water market prices in order to allow human…

Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jose Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

The members of the Sec…

DRC Delays Announcing Results of December Election

Democratic Republic of Congo officials say they are delaying the announcement of the results of its presidential election until some time later this week…

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia’s decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist …

The Other Jay-Z: South African Ex-President Jacob Zuma Releasing Album?

JOHANNESBURG The man South Africans know as J-Z is dropping an album. But instead of fans, he’s hearing haters who are questioning why public dollar…

UN Security Council Gets New Members, New Presidency

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council has five new members, and one of them � the Dominican Republic � is starting out as the group’…

UN Envoy Ordered to Leave Somalia

Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, has been asked by the Somalia government to leave the coun…

OCHA’s 2018 in review

Despite enormous challenges, OCHA and other humanitarian organizations continued to press for access in war-torn Syria, reaching an average of more tha…