G20 Leaders Pledge to Distribute Aid to Afghanistan to Avert Humanitarian Crisis

Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) major economic powers pledged to distribute aid to Taliban-led Afghanistan to avert a humanitarian crisis. During a virtual summit on Oct. 12, the G20 leaders reaffirmed their “collective commitment” to provide humanitarian assistance …

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Google Commits One Billion Dollars for Africa’s Digital Transformation

Google declared its plan to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next 5 years to support its “digital transformation” which would ensure a faster and cheaper internet and provide low interest-loans for small businesses. The announcement was made through …

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WHO Sending COVID-19 Medical Supplies to North Korea

The World Health Organization (WHO) has started shipping much-needed COVID-19 medical supplies into North Korea, a country that has not declared any COVID-19 infections. Edwin Salvador, WHO’s representative to North Korea, said that supplies such as emergency health kits and …

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EU to Donate 200 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Low-Income Countries

The European Union has pledged to donate another 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries until the middle of next year to help address the persisting coronavirus pandemic on a global scale. On Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula von …

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