In many respects, for a person who has spent their entire life within the confines of the Western world, the Millennium Development Goals which are soon due to expire can best be measured in images. 389 more words
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Al-Amoudi to Invest $500 Million in Ethiopian Coffee, Oranges
By William Davison Sep 21, 2014
Horizon Plantations Ethiopia Plc, majority-owned by Saudi billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to almost double annual revenue within three years by investing at least $500 million in coffee and orange projects. 2,469 more words
The United Nations General Assembly is meeting again this year, this week.
The agenda, as usual, is full and widely ranging.
Anyone who has ever worked for the United Nations can attest to a shared sense of frustration and optimism about what outcomes might be realised. 1,011 more words
Kampala (AFP) – As she lay bleeding to death in Valente Inziku’s arms in a Ugandan government hospital in October 2010, Jennifer Anguko, pregnant with the couple’s fourth child, wished her husband well as a single parent. 725 more words
World is getting less peaceful. It is official! The Global Peace Index research into costs and benefits of peace is very thorough. The eight pillars of peace for stable and resilient nations are very important to maintain. 8 more words
UN report must be met with cautious optimism as number of hungry reduces by 100 million
The report by the United Nations that the number of hungry people in the world has reduced by 100 million over the last decade must be met with cautious optimism. 271 more words