Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Insurers Leverage New Technologies and Reinvent Business Models to Reach Underserved Consumers, Report Finds

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the support of MetLife Foundation, today released a new report detailing the factors …

WHO: Mystery Outbreak in South Sudan Kills Three

GENEVA Three people in South Sudan have died of a suspected viral hemorrhagic fever and 60 of their contacts are being monitored for any infection, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Ebola, Marburg and yellow …

Death Toll in South Africa Listeria Outbreak Jumps to 61

JOHANNESBURG The death toll from an outbreak of listeria in South Africa has jumped beyond 60 in the past month, health authorities said Monday, adding they had closed a poultry abattoir where the bug that …

Secretary-General announces Special Investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Secretary-General today (January 6, 2018) announced the appointment ofDmitry Titov of Russia to lead a Special Investigation intorecentattacks on peacekeepers and peacekeeping bases in the Beni territory of North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of …