Developing East Asia has led the way in showing how rapid and broadly shared growth can lift millions out of poverty.

This comes at a time when the Swazi Government has run out of money and cannot pay elderly grants (pensions) to all people in that age group.

The United Nations Development Programme has launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

An upturn in the global economy—now growing by about 3 per cent—paves the way to reorient policy towards longer-term issues such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and removing institutional obstacles to development, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2018.

One in every two Kenyans is unemployed, with new data on the country’s job market laying bare the daily struggles of millions of the country’s population.

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched its 2018 Industrial Development Report (IDR) on Demand for Manufacturing: Driving Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, at an event held on the sidelines of the seventeenth session of the UNIDO General Conference.

Harvey arose from a tropical wave west of West Africa on 13 August 2017 and quickly travelled westwards across the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Before entering the Caribbean Sea, Harvey was classified as a tropical storm for the first time on 17 August 2017.

Abuja — Nigeria lost a whopping $9 billion to the export of proceeds of illegal mining activities between 2014 and 2015, the federal government disclosed yesterday.

Incorporating the most recent employment trends for young women and men, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world.

A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial policy, structural transformations and a move towards processing the continent’s raw materials into value added products.

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