Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Accion Venture Lab Launches New Fund, Quadruples Capital for Inclusive Fintech Startups

Venture Lab leverages third-party investment capital for the first time to scale its innovative model supporting inclusive fintechs

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Today, global nonprofit Accion announced that …

UNISOC Supports Fast Commercial Availability of Android 10

SHANGHAI, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As a leading global supplier of mobile communications chipsets and IoT chipsets, UNISOC today announced that it has worked with Google to implement its …

Charity Helps Fight Child-Trafficking in Malawi, as Country Grapples to End Vice

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi is struggling to end child trafficking, despite existing legislation intended to stop the problem. The Trafficking in Persons Act, which was enacted four years ago, also …

UN Commission Warns of Likelihood of Genocide in Burundi

GENEVA - The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Burundi said Wednesday that the country, following years of political turmoil, was primed for a genocide.

The commission's warning, contained in its …

Politics is not for children: Iivula-Ithana

Swapo Member of Parliament (MP) Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana said there is no age limit in politics and that being an MP should not be seen as an employment opportunity.

Instead, parliament …

Venaani calls on AU to condemn xenophobic attacks in South Africa

After the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa which has a death toll of five people on Wednesday, Opposition Leader, McHenry Venaani, called on the African Union (AU) President Abdel …

Namibians in South Africa asked to be vigilant amid riots

Namibians nationals in and around Gauteng Province of South Africa have been warned to avoid all hotspots around the province, due to the on-going life-threatening riots.

The cautionary follows the …

Rural communities to benefit from N.dollars 127 million for climate resilience

Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) has secured N. dollars 127 grant from Green Climate Fund (GCF) for 'Building resilience of communities living in landscapes threatened under climate change though an ecosystems-based …