Category Archives: Banking and Finance

Britain Says Time’s Up for Sex Predators in Global Aid Sector

Time is up for sexual predators in the aid sector, Britain’s development minister said on Thursday, as she announced new measures to clamp down on sexual abuse and exploitation after a series of scandals.
Penny …

Mass Expulsion of Congolese from Angola Could Spark Humanitarian Crisis

The United Nations refugee agency warns the mass expulsion of an estimated 200,000 Congolese from Angola into Congo’s unstable Kasai Central Province could trigger a humanitarian crisis.
Ethnic tensions that triggered a brutal conflict in …

Caution, Cancellations, Protests as Concerns Grow on China’s Belt and Road

Concerns about debt diplomacy on China’s expansive infrastructure megaproject — the Belt and Road — have become an increasing source of debate from Asia to Africa and the Middle East. In recent weeks, more than …

55 People Dead in Overnight Bus Crash in Western Kenya

Fifty-five people were killed when their bus left the road, rolled down a slope and crashed in western Kenya, an official said Wednesday, with the roof of the bus ripped off.
“The information we have …

UN: Populist Politics Eroding International Protection for Refugees

The U.N. refugee agency warns populist politics and fear-mongering about immigration are eroding international protection for refugees fleeing conflict and persecution. The UNHCR protection chief spoke about growing protection concerns at the agency’s annual refugee …