Yemen donor convention seeks billions to stop famine

The United Nations has stated it hopes to lift $3.85bn to stop large-scale famine in Yemen, warning that life within the war-ravaged nation was insufferable, with kids enduring a “special kind of hell”. More than 100 governments and donors will participate in a digital donor convention on Monday – co-hosted by Sweden and Switzerland –… Continue reading Yemen donor convention seeks billions to stop famine

Report: US wasted billions on automobiles, buildings in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States wasted billions of {dollars} in war-torn Afghanistan on buildings and autos that had been both deserted or destroyed, based on a report launched Monday by a U.S. authorities watchdog. The company mentioned it reviewed $7.eight billion spent since 2008 on buildings and autos. Only $343.2 million price of buildings… Continue reading Report: US wasted billions on automobiles, buildings in Afghanistan

Sani Abacha – the hunt for the billions stolen by Nigeria’s ex-leader

Sani Abacha turned Nigeria’s head of state in a army coup in 1993When Nigeria’s then-head of state Sani Abacha stole billions of {dollars} and died earlier than spending his loot, it prompted a global treasure hunt unfold over a long time. The man employed to get the cash again tells the BBC’s Clare Spencer how… Continue reading Sani Abacha – the hunt for the billions stolen by Nigeria’s ex-leader