Daily Archives: June 5, 2019

UN Moving Civilian Staff Out of Sudan for Now

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations said Wednesday it is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, where security forces Monday carried out a deadly raid on a protest camp.

Medics linked to …

After His Death, Friends Work to Keep Avicii’s Legacy Alive

NEW YORK Avicii was so invested and excited about his new album that even on his flight to Oman, where he later died, he was communicating with his producers about different sounds and melodies he wanted to include, and guest …

Kenya Farmers Fight Drought with Biofuel from Cotton Waste

KITUI, KENYA Kenyan farmer Abel Mutie Mathoka thought it must be a joke when he was told he could irrigate his drought-hit crops more cheaply, cleanly and efficiently using a pump fueled by cotton waste.

Who could believe it’s possible …

A Sweet Deal? Study Shows Higher Cocoa Prices Could End Child Labor in Ghana

LONDON Ghana could end child labor on cocoa farms by increasing the prices it pays impoverished farmers by about 50%, a U.S. study said on Wednesday, as global efforts to end child labor stall.

Paying just 3% more at the …