Daily Archives: November 17, 2020

Business Connect Partners with Government of Burundi to Bring Clean Water to Every Citizen

Business Connect, in partnership with Amazi Water and the country of Burundi, funds testing for VF100 Home Filter GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Business Connect, a social enterprise committed to providing citizens in the Global South affordable and easy access to clean and safe water, recently received global certification from the World Health […]

UN Releases $100M in Bid to Prevent Famine in 7 Countries

NEW YORK – The United Nations released $100 million from an emergency fund Tuesday in a bid to avert famine in seven at-risk countries. “Famine can be prevented, but we have to act in time to make a difference,” U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said in a statement announcing the disbursement, which is to-date the

Al-Qaida ‘On the Ropes’ After 2 Decades of War

“I think al-Qaida’s on the ropes, no doubt,” Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan Sales told the virtual Global Security Forum in a pre-recorded interview. “I think al-Qaida’s on the ropes, no doubt,” Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan Sales told the virtual Global Security Forum in a pre-recorded interview. “We have decimated their senior leadership cadre over the past 20 years leaving