The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched five new projects in Iraq, Somalia, South Sudan, the State of Palestine, and Ukraine, with the support of US$3 million in funding from Japan's supplementary budget. The projects aim to provide urgent support for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in these partner countries.
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The US ambassador to South Africa has accused the country of providing weapons and ammunition to Russia for its war in Ukraine via a cargo ship that docked secretly at a naval base near Cape Town for three days in December.
How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Impacted the Black Sea Grain Deal and What That Means for Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia
Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has had a significant impact on the Black Sea grain deal, which is due to expire on March 18, 2023. The deal was brokered with Russia and Ukraine by the United Nations (UN) and Turkey in July 2022, to combat a global food crisis that was fueled in part by Russia's blockade of Ukraine's Black Sea grain exports.
Russia unleashed a missile barrage targeting energy infrastructure across Ukraine early Thursday, hitting residential buildings and killing at least six people in the largest such attack in three weeks, officials said.