MADISON REALTY CAPITAL AND NEWBOND HOLDINGS LAUNCH HOSPITALITY LENDING PLATFORM WITH INVESTING CAPACITY OF $500M

Strategic Partnership to Originate and Purchase Hospitality Loans Across All Major US Markets as Madison Newbond NEW YORK, Nov. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, and Newbond Holdings (Newbond), a vertically integrated real estate investment and operating platform […]

At 2021 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces Initiatives to Support Cutting-Edge Science in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Help End the COVID Crisis

The foundation commits initial $50 million towards a new 10-year program and awards science leadership fellowships to 14 African scientists SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the 17th Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced an initial commitment of $50 million to support science and innovation in low- and middle-income […]

À l’occasion de la réunion annuelle 2021 Grand Challenges, la Fondation Bill et Melinda Gates annonce des initiatives visant à soutenir la science de pointe dans les pays à revenu faible et intermédiaire et à contribuer à mettre fin à la crise du COVID

La fondation engage un montant initial de 50 millions de dollars dans un nouveau programme décennal et attribue des bourses de leadership scientifique à 14 scientifiques africains SEATTLE, 8 novembre 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aujourd’hui, lors de la 17e réunion annuelle de Grand Challenges, la Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates a annoncé un engagement initial de 50 millions de […]

Boyden Sees Strong Growth in East Africa, focused on social impact, healthcare, education, private equity and high growth start-ups

Boyden hires new Partner Farah Esmail in East Africa, as client needs drive growth in leadership for multinationals, social impact, family and private equity-backed businesses Farah Esmail NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Boyden, a premier leadership and talent advisory firm with more than 75 offices in over 45 countries, welcomes new partner […]

Amnesty International Report Demands Compensation for Uganda’s Benet People

KAMPALA — A report by Amnesty International documents several violent forced evictions in Uganda of the Benet indigenous people. Affected members of the community narrate details of the eviction from their ancestral land saying it took place without notice and they are asking the Ugandan government to compensate them.   More than a decade after […]

FSNWG Food Security Alert

FSNWG issued a food security alert calling for immediate action in response to expectations of rising food and nutrition insecurity linked to consecutive poor rainy seasons and forecasts for another poor season between October and December 2021 across parts of the Horn of Africa.   Since this alert was published, the following updates have become […]

WFP warns of countdown to catastrophe as acute hunger reaches new peak

ROME — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that the number of people teetering on the edge of famine (IPC4/Emergency or worse) in 43 countries has risen to 45 million, as acute hunger spikes around the world. This number has risen from 42 million earlier in the year and 27 million in […]