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LaMelo Ball, other athletes, aid Australian wildfire victims

Melbourne (AP/UNB) — Top American NBA prospect LaMelo Ball says he will donate some of the salary he receives from the National Basketball League’s Illawarra Hawks to victims of the wildfires devastating eastern Australia. Ball, tipped to be chosen in the first round of the NBA draft this year, said he will donate one month of his salary, an amount ... Read More »

Global Community Commit $82 Billion to the Poorest Countries

Focus on jobs, gender, fragility, climate, and good governance Stockholm, December 13, 2019 — A global coalition of development partners announced today their commitment to maintain momentum in the fight against extreme poverty, with $82 billion for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest. The financing, which includes more than $53 billion for Africa, will ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait pledge $2.5b aid to Jordan

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates pledged $2.5bn of aid to Jordan on Monday, a joint statement from the Gulf states said, following austerity measures that have sparked massive protests in the country. Price hikes and subsidy cuts pushed thousands of Jordanians to the streets last week against the government’s economic policies. The rare, peaceful protests prompted King ... Read More »