January 29, 2023

UK PM fires Conservative chairman after tax probe: govt

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday fired Conservative party chairman Nadhim Zahawi after an inquiry into Zahawi’s tax affairs found a “serious breach” of ministerial rules, the government said.   “As a result, I have informed you of my decision to remove you from your position in His Majesty’s

AfDB and partners mobilise $30 billion for African farmers

DAKAR— The Dakar 2 Feed Africa Summit ended with a $30 billion pledge by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and development partners to finance food and agribusiness on the continent in the next five years.   Of the amount announced at the summit held in the Senegalese capital, the AfDB

WHO: Over 1.6B People Infected with Neglected Tropical Diseases

Ahead of World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day Monday, the World Health Organization is calling for action to tackle these debilitating illnesses, which affect an estimated 1.65 billion people globally. A diverse group of 20 parasitic and bacterial tropical diseases is categorized as neglected. This is because they disproportionally affect people

Little Explorers Clubs seeks to reconnect Seychellois children with nature

Children in Seychelles are being encouraged to reconnect with nature, discover the richness of the islands’ biodiversity and at a young age to contribute to its future protection. This is through the launch of the “Little Explorers Club’’.   The club with representation on Mahe and Praslin – the first