Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tag "Asia"

    Okonjo-Iweala: Africa, Asia lose 11% of GDP to malnutrition

Okonjo-Iweala: Africa, Asia lose 11% of GDP to malnutrition

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance and board chair of GAVI, says Africa and Asia lose 11 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP) to malnutrition annually.Okonjo-Iweala, alongside world leaders on the Global Business Coalition for Education, said investment in Early Childhood Development (ECD) makes good business sense.The new report, published on Thursday, shows that investment in early childhood programmes offer [...]

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    SOAS announces scholarship for Africans to University of London

SOAS announces scholarship for Africans to University of London

African students have an opportunity to study at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London on scholarship.Funded by notable organisations including the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the programme specialises in the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, law, economics, finance and management, politics and development as well as languages and arts in Africa.Liberian Robtel Neajai [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 6: No hope for Australia’s Cahill and Jedinak

COUNTDOWN 6: No hope for Australia’s Cahill and Jedinak

After battering the likes of New Zealand, American Samoa and Fiji, Australia shifted base from Oceania to Asia for better competition. Little did they know that the likes of Spain and Netherlands were waiting for them on the world stage.However, veteran Tim Cahill and midfielder Miles Jedinak will hope to stem the coming tide and earn a respectable outing [...]

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    Brazil 2014 World Cup: The countdown begins!

Brazil 2014 World Cup: The countdown begins!

It is exactly 32 days to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, but there is enough to whet the appetite already before the tournament begins on June 12, 2014.Protests have been held across the country; stadia have collapsed and casualties abound; accusations of embezzlement have been traded among the country’s senior figures; the Amazon forest is causing nightmares in [...]

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