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Xi Jinping

Xi calls for sustained efforts to win complete victory against poverty

President Xi Jinping has urged continuous efforts to win a complete victory in the battle against poverty as China marked the seventh National Poverty...

Let us develop creative home-grown economic solutions-Development Planner

A Development Planner has stressed the need for the country’s political leadership to search for creative workable home-grown economic policies, to help lift the...
World bank

World Bank Group New Report: Pandemic Threatens Human Capital Gains of the Past Decade

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade, especially in the poorest countries, a new World Bank Group...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

Covid-19 threatened poverty fight and economic gains – Oppong Nkrumah

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information has described the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as a cloud on the Country's fledging...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

China’s poverty alleviation “inspiring model” for developing states – Egyptian politician

by Mahmoud Fouly China's accomplishments in poverty alleviation represent an inspiring model for developing countries to learn from,...

Chinese training program helps reduce poverty in Zambia

Andrew Mwewa, a 23-year-old Zambian youth, had a dream to become a teacher after completing his secondary education, unluckily his dream has not...

Malawi youths find ways to cushion poverty as COVID-19 cases surge

As COVID-19 continues to affect many people globally, youths in Malawi are finding better ways to cushion poverty woes. Many youths have started...

COVID-19 to increase poverty, inequality in South Africa – UNDP

COVID-19 will lead to major setbacks in addressing poverty, unemployment and inequality and make many South Africans fall off the middle-class to below the...
Deng Xiaoping, who put China firmly on the path of “reform and opening up.

China Eliminated Poverty With Science and Infrastructure. It Can Be Done in Africa Too!

August 14, 2020 If one examines the long path from the end of China’s disastrous “cultural revolution” in the 1970s to China’s 2020 modern miracle...
Cocoa Farmers

Embrace mass cocoa spraying exercise-Chief Farmer

Cocoa farmers in the country have been urged to embrace the mass cocoa spraying exercise introduced by government. In an exclusive interview shortly after a...

UN report: Pandemic response in South-East Asia must address rising inequalities

The United Nations has commended governments in South-East Asia for acting swiftly to stem the most serious health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Robust...
Human trafficking

Kenya grapples with human trafficking amid COVID-19 pandemic: report

Human trafficking is likely to increase in Kenya due to poverty and social ills linked to COVID-19 pandemic, says a report that was launched...
Ghana statistical Service

Data shows high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana

A new report by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Thursday indicated here a persistent high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana. The Multidimensional Poverty...
Ghana statistical Service

School attendance, housing issues low in poverty reduction fight – Report

Ghana’s Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) has indicated that poverty has reduced between 2011 and 2018 though gains have not been made in areas of...
Children Believe

‘Children Believe’ to help overcome poverty and injustice

Children Believe, formerly Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), says it will help create a future of hope for children, families, and communities by...
South Africa

South Africa calls for new vision to fight inequality, poverty amid COVID-19

South Africa on Tuesday called for a new vision to re-evaluate the current global structures in reducing inequality and poverty aggravated by the COVID-19...
Pwalugu Multi Purpose Dam Project

Africa Requires Ethiopia Fill Its Dam

July 17, 2020 Ethiopia is entering a crucial period for the future of its nation, as we approach the second half of July. Ethiopia must...

COVID-19 reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare, education

The COVID-19 pandemic is reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare and education, a UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs annual report has...
Mamat feeds donkeys at his cooperative. Photo by Aerdake, People’s Daily

Donkey business helps Xinjiang village get rid of poverty, improve livelihood

Pishan, 1,600 kilometers away from Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, is a county with harsh environment in the autonomous region’s...
In a sign of the continent’s increasing importance for Russia, its president, Vladimir Putin, held the first Russia-Africa summit in October 2019

Russia Bringing Nuclear Power to Rwanda and Other African Nations

Resolving Libya Crisis Requires New Thinking Ignoring the geo-political overtones from Deutsche Welle (see link below), the article does discuss Russia’s role in helping Africa...

Focus on COVID-19: Bleak future for malnourished children in Wa West

Seven-month-old Dery (not real name) who is diagnosed with Severe Acute Malnutrition is currently battling for survival at the St. Ignatius Health Center...
Tourists buy local souvenirs in Shibei village, Northwest China’s Qinghai Province. (Photo from www.qhlingwang.com)

Rural tourism helps village in Northwest China shake off poverty

By Wang Mei In June, Shibei village in Northwest China’s Qinghai Province gets busy as tourists flock to scenic sites there every day and cars...
child labour

COVID-19: Provide safe ways to protect children-Fairtrade Africa urges government

Fairtrade Africa, an international organization involve in the production of export commodities, have called on governments, companies and international organizations to invest more resources...
Leap Covid

Government tops up grants of LEAP beneficiaries

Government, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has topped-up grants of beneficiaries under its Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme...

Namibian president promises to tackle corruption, poverty and inequality head on

Namibian President Hage Geingob on Thursday declared war on poverty, inequality, corruption, promising to fight natural disasters including COVID-19 and the recurrent droughts...
Dr Amakye Boateng

Ghana would overcome monetization in politics – Dr. Amakye-Boateng

Dr. Kwasi Amakye-Boateng, a Senior Lecturer at the History and Political Science Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has cited poverty...

Amid hardships, Xi leads China’s sprint to milestone

China convened the "two sessions" after an over two-month postponement due to COVID-19 as the country makes its homestretch toward "Xiaokang," a moderately prosperous...

Roll out social interventions for rural farmers amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Youth Rise International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on poverty eradication has called on the Government to disburse LEAP and roll out other social...

UN says up to 29 million people in Africa at risk of extreme poverty...

Nearly 29 million people in Africa might fall into extreme poverty due to the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, an official at the...
teenage pregnancy

Will Teenage Pregnancy Ever End? Ask Stacy Amewoyi

Pregnancies among teens keep rising in towns and villages as the ratio thereof never decreases. Many women activists, NGOs and what have you, are...