Daily Archives: October 5, 2019

Global Fund Gives Kids in Crisis-Plagued Sahel Chance at Education

GENEVA – A global education fund is providing tens of thousands of Sahelian children in crisis with a quality education, bringing hope to boys and girls who have known nothing but violence and sorrow in their young lives. Education Cannot …

Global Fund Gives Kids in Crisis-Plagued Sahel Chance at Education

GENEVA – A global education fund is providing tens of thousands of Sahelian children in crisis with a quality education, bringing hope to boys and girls who have known nothing but violence and sorrow in their young lives. Education Cannot …

Commonwealth targets climate change with regeneration projects

The Commonwealth on Friday launched an ideas-sharing network to tackle the effects of climate change through replicable regeneration projects.

The 53-country bloc held a two-day brainstorming of indigenous groups, environmentalists, scientists and climate change experts at its headquarters in London.…

First in Seychelles: Female ship officer sets sights on making captain

Marie-Jeanne Pathon is the first Seychellois woman working as First Officer with the Inter-Island Boats Ltd, the mother company of ‘Cat Cocos’, one of leading fast ferry operators in Seychelles.

Pathon, who has her sights set on becoming a captain, …

South Africa, Nigeria mend relations and agree trade deals

PRETORIA, South Africa and Nigeria signed 30 trade and cooperation agreements, weeks after a wave of violence against Nigerian nationals in Johannesburg and Pretoria had strained relations between Africa’s top two economies.

In September, mobs armed with makeshift weapons attacked …