Thursday, November 21, 2019

Somali remittances: 10 things you need to know – by Hannah Gibson (A Reread)

In May 2013, Barclays announced that it would close the accounts of all but 19 of its 165 clients in the remittance transfer business....

Wolves, Monkeys: Hunting Allies in Ethiopia

In Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, the man-child Mowgli learns that monkeys, with their seemingly erratic behavior, produce nothing good. But a Dartmouth-led study...

Pick-of-the-week: Lions of Africa’s Serengeti in pictures

The majesty, the power, the companionship, the security in family and numbers, the quarrels and the good times - wow! What an eye opener!

Somalia and South Sudan to receive £100 million each in UK aid

The UK will give South Sudan and Somalia aid packages of £100 million each following famine warnings in the two war-torn states. More than a...

Penniless, starving and at the mercy of marauding armed gangs: Appalling fate of Yemen...

Fresh, green and innocent-looking, the neatly tied bunches of khat found in markets across the Horn of Africa look far from dangerous. But, as...

Front-line champions of fight against climate change effects

Billions of people all over the globe are already feeling the impacts of climate change — from the deserts of Somaliland to the peat bogs...

Questions surround prison death of Iranian-Canadian environmentalist

Questions surrounded the death of a prominent Iranian-Canadian environmentalist on Sunday after authorities claimed he committed suicide in prison a fortnight after his arrest. Iran's...

Study: Number of Muslims Will Nearly Equal Number of Christians around the World by...

The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050 Why Muslims Are Rising Fastest and the Unaffiliated Are Shrinking as a Share of the World’s...

All businesses have a responsibility to take care of people and the planet –...

Over the last several years, as Virgin has expanded, so have our ideas for treating the people who worked for us well, and for...

A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered...

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