Daily Archives: March 7, 2020

B20 Saudi Arabia profiles first ever Action Council in concert with International Women’s Day

Council highlights three priority areas as part of B20 policy recommendations RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In concert with International Women’s Day, to be celebrated on Sunday 08 March, B20 Saudi Arabia, the official business voice of the G20 community, profiled several priorities for the Women in Business Action Council.  The Council, the […]

UN: Nearly 1 Million DRC Refugees in Urgent Need of Support

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency Friday launched an appeal for $621 million to assist nearly 1 million refugees who have fled violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo seeking safety in neighboring countries. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from Genev…

All-Female Ranger Unit Protecting Kenya’s Wildlife

KAJIADO, KENYA – Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is home to herds of elephants that have been the target of poachers trafficking in the illicit trade in ivory. Now a program that has brought women on board in the fight against poaching is gaining tracti…

China’s Exports Slump as Anti-virus Controls Close Factories

BEIJING – China’s exports fell by double digits in January and February as anti-virus controls closed factories, while imports sank by a smaller margin.Exports tumbled 17.2% from a year earlier to $292.4 billion, a sharp reverse from December’s 7.8% ri…