Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Government of Rwanda and Alibaba Group Enter into Agreements to Promote Rwanda’s Economic Development

The first eWTP hub in Africa was launched in Rwanda; Key initiatives include assisting Rwandan SMEs to sell to Chinese consumers, promoting Rwandan tourism and providing capacity building to empower Rwanda’s digital economy

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 

Opportunity International Honors 2018 WeGo Award Winners

Chicago, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opportunity International is pleased to announce the winners of the Women and Girls Opportunity (WeGO) Awards. The inaugural WeGO Award seeks to highlight and honor Opportunity International partners around the world who work

UN Welcomes Moves to Restart Negotiations on Western Sahara

The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution welcoming stepped up efforts to try to restart negotiations to end the 42-year conflict over the mineral-rich Western Sahara between Morocco and the Polisario Front.

Morocco annexed Western Sahara in 1975 and …

SOUTH AFRICA: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES TO 27.5% IN Q3

PRETORIA– South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.5 percent in the third quarter from 27.2 percent in the second quarter, the country’s statistics office said.

There were 6.2 million people without jobs in the three months to the end of …

SOUTH AFRICA: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES TO 27.5% IN Q3

PRETORIA– South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.5 percent in the third quarter from 27.2 percent in the second quarter, the country’s statistics office said.

There were 6.2 million people without jobs in the three months to the end of …