June 20, 2019
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June 17, 2019

TOKYO: The Group of 20 major economies were set to agree a deal on reducing marine plastic waste at a meeting in Japan Sunday where they also discussed energy security following the oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman.
Japan “proposed a workable framework” on marine plastic waste that involves emerging and less developed countries, and was welcomed by member countries, environment minister Yoshiaki Harada told reporters late Saturday at the G20 environment and energy ministers’ meeting.


June 20, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan, Tom Hushek on Tuesday launched a three-year $7.5 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project implemented by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to conserve wildlife, natural resources and protected areas in South Sudan.

The project will reportedly also help build sustainable livelihoods and mitigate conflict in and around Boma and Badingilo national parks.


June 20, 2019

The government will soon clear the membership fee arrears for the regional economic bloc, the Information Minister has said.

Two weeks ago, lawmakers representing South Sudan at the East African Legislative Assembly or EALA told Eye Radio that they were about to be kicked out of the legislature over government failure to pay its annual contributions.


June 20, 2019

South Sudan and Kenya have signed Memorandum of Understanding to fast track the territorial border reaffirmation at Ilemi triangle as a step towards the realization of peace between the two countries.

South Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nhial Deng, and Kenyan Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary, Monica Juma on Tuesday agreed to launch the first ever joint commission"...

June 20, 2019

IBS Bank has today announced a partnership with Visa to deepen its payments services in Somalia by going live with its acquiring business on the Visa platform. Through this partnership, IBS Bank will accelerate its banking services by accessing Visa’s global footprint to offer customers more convenient, secure and reliable ways to access and spend their funds.

IBS Bank Chief Executive Officer Mahat Mohamed said “We went live with Visa acquiring"...

June 20, 2019

Greenpeace is calling on West African governments to immediately phase out the wasteful fishmeal and fish oil (FMFO) industry, to stop the threat to regional fish stocks essential for the food security and livelihoods of local people, outlined in a new Greenpeace report.

The report, titled ‘A waste of fish: Food security under threat from the fishmeal and fish oil industry in West Africa,’ raises strong concerns about the expanding FMFO"...

June 20, 2019

Flower farms in Kenya can now outsource employees from a pool created and managed by The Manpower Company

The outsourcing model creates work opportunities for employees while affording employers flexibility; an invaluable benefit for industries that experience seasonality.

“Our wide database of experienced human resource enables rapid mobilization of fit-for-purpose teams"...