Empowering rural women in Zambia out of poverty

LUSAKA, May 10, 2021– By the time Sofia Chansa, 49, received a scholarship equivalent to 200 Kwacha, her life changed. With this money, she was able to expand her vegetable garden – once too small to support her family – to grow enough tomatoes and onions to sell in the …

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Law firm takes gold by going green

Lanyon Bowdler’s Telford Offices Lanyon Bowdler, who has offices throughout the county and in North Wales, retained Green Achiever Gold Standard Award status and an additional diamond banner, issued by E4environment. E4environment is a specialist in providing advice on environmental issues in the areas of waste and renewable energy, and …

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5 startups that won funding and mentorship

As a Bornean (Sarawakian, in particular) myself, I am always proud to learn and write about Bornean entrepreneurship. But I’ve lived in Selangor for almost a decade now, and a lot of my work is focused on West Malaysia. So, I have very little knowledge about what the ecosystem of …

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Murphy seeks to increase spending for deported defense attorneys

TRENTON – The proposed state budget includes a further increase in what the state spends on legal representation for detained immigrants facing deportation. This appropriation is now flowing through the State Department of Human Services, which last year established an Office of New Americans, and was therefore among the hot …

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