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Jobs Categories Subject To Large Scale Lay Offs Amid Covid Pandemic Vox Graph

Government Fails to Prevent a Worsening Economic Downturn

Tens of millions of job losses and business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic portends much for the future of education and food security As...
Beaumont Hospital In Wayne Michigan Closes Amid Covid Pandemic

Detroit, COVID-19 and the Worsening Capitalist Crisis

Jobs losses mount in the healthcare, service, production and public sectors while political officials fail to defend residents against the economic downturn Detroit still remains...

With 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19, humanitarian crisis worsening in Libya

The authorities in Libya have confirmed 10 cases of COVID-19 and one death in the country, raising new fears about the ability of the...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Stable electricity supply holds key to South Africa’s economic growth

A stable supply of electricity will be the number one task for the South African government, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday, amid...

South African government ensures energy supply despite worsening electricity crisis

The South African government on Wednesday ensured energy supply as rolling power blackouts continued unabated in the country. The government commits to...

South African president urged to cancel Egypt visit to handle worsening electricity crisis

The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to cancel his planned visit to Egypt to fix the worsening electricity crisis. ...
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UN express worry over increasing food insecurity in Somalia

Some 1.7 million people in Somalia are expected to face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity until June, following a second consecutive failed...
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WFP warns conflict is worsening food insecurity in South Sudan

The ongoing conflict in Yei region has compounded the already worsening food insecurity in South Sudan, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Thursday....
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AU and UN laments over worsening security situation in Central Mali

The United Nations - African Union (AU) Joint Task Force on Peace and Security has expressed its concern regarding the deteriorating security situation in...
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Viewpoint: Midterm Elections Leave Crisis in Political Leadership

Developments in the South and the worsening economic situation portends instability Commentary Results from the Mississippi Senatorial runoff elections where Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith defeated Democratic candidate...
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UAE’s local media in worsening financial crisis for lack of ads

Local media in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been caught in financial crisis because advertisers have turned to new media such as Facebook...
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UNHCR: Displacement in DRC Could Get Out of Hands

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s...
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South Sudan rights official warns of worsening refugee crisis

Half of South Sudan's estimated 12 million people could become displaced internally or externally by the end of 2017 if a solution isn't found...

Palestinians greatly troubled by Gulf crisis, fear consequences

Following the declaration of Gulf and Arab states to boycott Qatar, which broke out two weeks ago, and the decision to take measures against...

Group Express Worry Over Worsening Hunger And Unemployment

Alarmed by the rising state of unemployment and hunger ravaging the country, the federal government has been urged to encourage rapid investment in other...
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Viewpoint: International Banks Targeted for Prosecution in South Africa

Republic of South Africa President Jacob Zuma has leveled sharp attacks on the financial industry inside the country accusing banks of treating the population...

WFP outspreads food relief to Zimbabwe over worsening drought

by Tichaona Chifamba The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said Wednesday it will for the first time ever, extend its food relief program in...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

South Africa to establish Agri-Parks amid worsening drought – Zuma

One of the strategic objectives of the parks is to"bring under-utilized land (especially in communal areas) into full production within three years and expand...

Drought worsening in Lesotho, urgent aid needed

The drought has never been seen in the country with two million people, most of whom living on farming, Haretsebe Mahosi, CEO of Lesotho...

Shilla Illiasu Wants Russia Stripped Off Off Hosting Rights for WC 2018

Shilla Illiasu played for Ghana at the 2006 World Cup Ex Ghana defender Shilla Illiasu has urged FIFA to reconsider their decision to hand...

Conditions to worsen in Lake Chad Region – UN cautions

UN Under-Secretary General and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel Toby Lanzer has warned of a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Lake Chad region. "Chad...

Expatriate quota abuse is getting worse – NUATE Secretary

One-time Secretary General of National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and a former member of the Civil Society Representative (Aviation) in MTSS, Comrade...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe suspends bonus payments amid worsening economy

The Zimbabwean government has suspended payment of bonuses to its workers for the next two years as part of austerity measures to curb the...

Stage-two load shedding implemented across South Africa

Stage-two load shedding was implemented again across South Africa on Sunday, indicating that the power shortage was worsening. The load shedding...
Chinese citizens wait to get on the a navy frigate to leave Yemen, in the al-Hodayda port in western Yemen, on March 30, 2015. Four hundred and forty-nine Chinese nationals left the Yemeni coastal city of Al-Hodayda on Monday aboard a Chinese navy frigate. On Sunday, 122 other Chinese nationals were evacuated from the Yemeni city of Aden and have already arrived in Djibouti. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

More continue to exit Yemen over failing crisis

Foreign nationals continued to flee war-torn Yemen in large numbers over the weekend, as the crisis in the Middle East country rages on with...

South African trade union threatens to shut down major power station amid worsening power...

A major trade union warned on Friday that threats by contractors to fire striking workers would lead to total shut-down of the Medupi Power...

The Worsening Press freedom around the world

Worldwide press freedom is worsening, with journalists in many countries facing lethal threats to their lives, Reporters Without Borders has said. The Paris-based organisation said...

Humanitarian Conditions In CAR Could Deteriorate More

Internally displaced women and children in the Central African Republic. Photo: OCHA Fresh fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) has aggravated the humanitarian...

International Community Urged To Fasten Ebola Response

With funds from the World Bank Group, UNICEF delivers essential supplies to Sierra Leone in response to the Ebola outbreak. Photo: World Bank/Francis...

Worsening Climate Change Could Affect Africa’s Economy

The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the Horn of...