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Ivanka Trump spotlights laws and customs holding back African women

Business Apr 16, 2019

Ivanka Trump spotlights laws and customs holding back African women

Visiting Africa to promote female economic development, Ivanka Trump on Monday sought to spotlight laws and customs that hold women on the continent back, from restrictions on property ownership to gender-based violence. The president's daughter and senior adviser, on a four-day trip to promote a ...

U.S. wants World Bank to give more support to poorest nations

Business Apr 15, 2019

U.S. wants World Bank to give more support to poorest nations

The World Bank, a major source of development lending, needs to make more progress in shifting its loans away from fast-growing economies such as China and devoting more support to the world's poorest nations, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday. The Trump administration was encouraged ...

Ivanka Trump promotes women's empowerment in Ethiopia

Business Apr 15, 2019

Ivanka Trump promotes women's empowerment in Ethiopia

Far from the din of Washington, Ivanka Trump toured businesses run by women in Ethiopia on Sunday while promoting a White House global economic program for women. President Donald Trump's daughter and senior adviser visited a coffee shop and textile company in Addis Ababa. It ...

New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Business Jun 15, 2018

New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign. Barbara Underwood, the attorney general, asked ...