Japan's Abe pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years
Abe, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), said the package would be spread over three years from this year and include $10 billion for infrastructure projects on the continent ...
Far From The Celeb Spotlight, Free The Children's WE Villages Is Changing Lives
Huffington Post Canada
Rebecca Sanaipei Shunkur, a tall 16-year-old student in a school uniform and a shaved head like all her Kenyan classmates, is explaining the "leadership pillar" of Kisaruni, her all-girls high school, to our group of voluntourists. It's one of several ...
Could Ontario's climate strategy trigger an industrial exodus?
The Green Fund should be used for 'just transition', a principle recognized by the International Labour Organization that includes labour market impact assessments, retraining, skills upgrading and employment insurance flexibility, among other measures.
With Day Rates Down, More Seafarers Abandoned
The Maritime Executive
While "minimum working and living standards for all seafarers" were set in 2013 by the International Labour Organization, enforcing them isn't easy. Overall, shipping costs in the industry have come down by 20-30 percent from their peaks almost two ...