Rev. Jesse Jackson says that despite a reputation for being drenched in oil-based wealth, Nigeria has an unacceptably high rate of poverty.
“People starving on an island of poverty amidst an ocean of prosperity is not inevitable. It’s not natural. It’s not the will of God. It is a sin, in this Garden of Eden, for such inequality and poverty to exist alongside of such riches and oil resources.”
Major retailers signed a safety plan yesterday to improve working conditions in Bangladesh. H&M, the largest buyer of Bangladeshi clothes, signed the agreement, along with Zara owner Inditex and low-cost British brands Primark and Tesco. PVH, the company that owns Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Izod said it will sign the agreement, too. Some leading American brands like Gap and Walmart and have yet to sign on to the plan, and 900,000 consumers have
BENGHAZI — Two more police stations were attacked in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi in the early hours of Sunday morning, the local council said, after two others were bombed on Friday.