Monday, January 15, 2018
TUNIS - Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi consulted with political parties, unions and employers Saturday as the government mulled a package of social reforms following a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.
The North African country...
Friday, January 5, 2018
The United Kingdom and Ireland have provided £6.8 million that will assist a World Food Programme (WFP) and Save the Children-led consortium to support almost 500,000 vulnerable Malawians to meet their food needs during the lean season until the next...
Africa, Malawi, Europe, Ireland, United Kingdom
Friday, December 29, 2017
Residents of Ontario, Canada’s largest and most affluent province, will see a wide-ranging spike in their social benefits beginning Monday. The changes include a hike in the minimum wage (to $14 an hour from its current $11.60 an hour), free...
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Daily prevention pill was available previously but it was not covered, and high prices made it inaccessible.People at high risk of becoming infected with the HIV virus will soon be able to access free medication to protect against it in B.C....
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Abuja – The International Labour Organisation (ILO), has bemoaned what it described as poor social protection system globally.
According to the Labour organisation, 1.3 billion children around the world have remained uncovered in any form of...
Monday, December 18, 2017
East Africa has endured four seasons in a row that have failed to bring adequate rains. This most recent, below average rainy season has pushed the region deeper into a humanitarian crisis that has left millions in urgent need of food, water, and medical...
Africa, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan