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UNDP: Work, Not Religion, Main Recruiting Tool of Violent Extremist Groups

A new report by the U.N. Development Program, UNDP, warns violent extremism is growing in sub-Saharan Africa and threatening to reverse hard-won development gains for generations to come.Sub-Saharan Africa has emerged as the new global epicenter of vio…

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UNDP: Work, Not Religion, Main Recruiting Tool of Violent Extremist Groups

A new report by the U.N. Development Program, UNDP, warns violent extremism is growing in sub-Saharan Africa and threatening to reverse hard-won development gains for generations to come.Sub-Saharan Africa has emerged as the new global epicenter of vio…

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Boeing Plans to Cut About 2,000 Finance, HR Jobs in 2023

Boeing plans to make staffing cuts in the aerospace company’s finance and human resources departments in 2023, with a loss of around 2,000 jobs, the company said.“We expect about 2,000 reductions primarily in Finance and HR through a combination of att…

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Boeing Plans to Cut About 2,000 Finance, HR Jobs in 2023

Boeing plans to make staffing cuts in the aerospace company’s finance and human resources departments in 2023, with a loss of around 2,000 jobs, the company said.“We expect about 2,000 reductions primarily in Finance and HR through a combination of att…

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UN Chief: World Needs ‘Wake-Up Call’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that the world needs to wake up and take urgent action to change the trajectory on conflicts and geopolitical divisions, the climate crisis, and economic inequality.“We need a course correction,” Gu…

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Blacks, Hispanics on Dialysis Get More Staph Infections Than Whites, CDC Says

Black and Hispanic adults on dialysis experience more staph bloodstream infections than white patients receiving the treatment for kidney failure, U.S. health officials said Monday.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), citing 2017-…

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Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian Leaders Denounce Anti-Gay Laws

Pope Francis, the head of the Anglican Communion and top Presbyterian minister together denounced the criminalization of homosexuality on Sunday and said gay people should be welcomed by their churches.The three Christian leaders spoke out on LGBTQ rig…

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Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in Sub-Saharan Africa

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYYear 2023 is marked as the mid- point in implementing the Sendai Framework 2015 – 2030 as well as the Paris Agreement, Urban Agenda, and other related agreements, conventions, and agendas. This paper outlines the preliminary reflection…

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Pope Francis Implores Clergy to Raise Voices Against Injustice

Pope Francis called on Catholic clergy Saturday, especially those in Africa, to raise their voices against injustice and abuse of power by authorities. Francis was speaking to church leaders on his second day in Juba, South Sudan, where he is on a thre…

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Breast Cancer Is Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths Among Women

As it marks World Cancer Day, the World Health Organization is calling for action to tackle breast cancer, the most common and leading cause of cancer deaths among women.Every year, more than 2.3 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and near…

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