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How to Stop the Global Inequality Machine: When the UN unveiled the new sustainable development goals two years ago, it was the one on inequality that captured everyone’s attention. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2017/may/18/how-to-stop-the-global-inequality-machine

Fez Hosts Meeting on Sustainable Human Development in Africa: The city of Fez, Morroco hosts a trans-African meeting on sustainable human development today, May 18- May 19 under the title ”Exchange of successful experiences to serve sustainable human development in Africa”. Read more: https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2017/05/216831/fez-to-host-meeting-on-sustainable-human-development-in-africa/

 Government Poised to Support ICT Stakeholders for Sustainable Development: The Federal Government on Wednesday said it would support stakeholders in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector to create and strengthen a national data ecosystem for sustainable development. Mr Adebayo Shittu, the Minister of Communications made this known at a news conference as part of activities to mark the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Read more: https://guardian.ng/technology/government-poised-to-support-ict-stakeholders-for-sustainable-development/

 Industries seek faster EAC tariff policy review: Manufacturers want East African Community member states to fast-track harmonization of taxation policies to facilitate free cross-border trade. Read more: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/05/18/industries-seek-faster-eac-tariff-policy-review_c1563099

 

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