UN values of peace, development and human rights ‘have no expiry date’  |

The actual Day is 24 October, when each year, the Organizsation reaffirms the purposes and principles that have guided it for the past 76 years.   “Music reflects the profound diversity and unique contributions...

British Troops Shoot And Kill Isis Jihadis In Mali

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter British troops have shot dead jihadists, believed to be Isis fighters, after coming under attack while on a UN mission...

NBA Commits To Expanding Opportunities, Partnership With HBCUs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Twitter In a continuation of its celebration of Black colleges during the 2021 All-Star Weekend, the NBA plans to continue to...

Madagascar: Severe drought could spur world’s first climate change famine |

The region has been hit hard by successive years of severe drought, forcing families in rural communities to resort to desperate measures just to...

Jewish Students, Parents Address Texas School Board After Directive to Teach ‘Opposing Views’ on...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Jewish students and parents spoke to a a Southlake, Texas school board meeting Monday, as it sat for the first time...

Plastic pollution on course to double by 2030  |

The report highlights dire consequences for health, the economy, biodiversity and the climate. It also says a drastic reduction in unnecessary, avoidable and problematic plastic, is crucial to addressing...

‘Dirty Jews Out’: Residents of Paris Neighborhood Targeted With Antisemitic Hate Mail

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Residents of a heavily Jewish neighborhood in Paris have been targeted in separate incidents this week that involved antisemitic hate mail...

WFP: Madagascar families facing world’s first potential climate change famine |

More than one million people in southern Madagascar are going hungry in what the World Food Programme (WFP) believes could become the first-ever famine...

Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain Actor Nominated For Gotham Award

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: BFTVNew York, NY, October 21, 2021—Actor FRANKIE FAISON (Coming to America; The Wire; Banshee), received a Gotham Awards nomination this...

Environmental Org Slammed for Pulling Out of DC Voting Rights Rally Over Jewish Groups’...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A Washington, DC-chapter of a top environmental organization set off a storm of controversy after it announced it would withdraw from...

Women in leadership ‘must be the norm’, Security Council hears |

“Today, women’s leadership is a cause. Tomorrow, it must be the norm”, Secretary-General António Guterres told the meeting, covering landmark resolution 1325 on Women,...

‘I Don’t Hate All Jews, Only Those in Palestine,’ Man Convicted by Austrian Court...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A 32-year-old man convicted by an Austrian court on Thursday for an assault on a Jewish communal leader told the hearing:...

The Evolving Role of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning in Politics

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: YouTubeAutomation, nowadays, has seen a rise, along with technology in general. Automation has revolutionized how consumers live, work and, so...

Two Men Wanted for Drunken Antisemitic Attack in Brooklyn: ‘Jews Shouldn’t Exist!’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York police released footage of an apparent antisemitic assault on Thursday, in which two intoxicated men attacked a Jewish man...

Up to 180,000 health workers may have died from COVID-19  |

That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the 3.45 million coronavirus-related deaths reported globally to the UN health agency up to May; a figure that WHO said...

Shabbat Project Returns In-Person Globally With New Energy, Opportunities

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – After nearly two years of being apart, participants of the international Shabbat Project in more than 1,500 cities and...

News in Brief 21 October 2021 |

This is the News in Brief from the United Nations.  $667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis  Afghanistan’s economy is imploding, with all but three per cent of households expected to fall...

The Military Spending Gravy Train And Permanent War Economy Robs America While Enriching Corporations,...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeA long time ago, Gordon Adams introduced the term “iron triangle” to characterize the interlocked relationship of the Pentagon’s military...

$667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis |

To help ordinary Afghans, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced the launch of a “people’s economy” fund, to provide desperately needed access to cash. The fund...

Clicks invests over R800 million in expansion – CAJ News Africa

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City Council Members Denounce Delay In Removing Jefferson Statue

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: TwitterThe New York City Council's Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus (BLAC) are unhappy about the delay in removing a statue...

Pfizer Vaccine Very Effective Against Delta Variant in Adolescents in Israel: Study

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective at preventing infection and symptomatic disease from the Delta variant among 12- to 18-year-olds,...

Nigeria: No Justice For Police Brutality Victims 1 Year After Protests

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photos: YouTubeOne year after peaceful #EndSARS protests ended in a brutal crackdown by Nigerian security forces in Abuja, Lagos and other...

Dry port in Namibia to boost Zimbabwe trade – CAJ News Africa

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