Society - Poverty
  • Congo: World Bank, Congolese authorities partner to help the poor
    20 february 2014 13:50:45
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The World Bank and the Congolese government have signed an agreement to set up a project called "Lisungui", designed to help about 5,000 poor households, including pregnant women and children aged under 14 years, according to an official communique issued here Thursday. Full text...

  • UN chief urges support for people affected by poverty
    17 october 2013 14:10:56
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on Thursday called for greater support for people struggling to escape poverty and build better lives. Full text...

  • Rwandan president urges more action against poverty
    26 september 2013 15:00:28
    New York, US (PANA) – Rwandan President Paul Kagame has urged world leaders to muster the courage and increase their efforts in the fight against poverty. Full text...

  • UN observes International Day for Eradication of Poverty
    16 october 2012 16:54:33
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN will on Wednesday,17 October, mark the 2012 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, a UN statement said here on Tuesday. Full text...



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