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UN launches $670 million trust fund to combat Afghanistan’s ‘economic implosion’

By Abiodun Ogundairo
23 October 2021   |   3:04 pm
Amid projections that a staggering 97 percent of Afghan households could fall below the poverty line by the middle of next year, the United Nations Development Programme has launched a $670 million trust fund to provide economic relief. Also, Evergrande makes a key debt payment and shares for Snapchat's parent company plunge as the application faces tighter privacy restrictions on iPhones.

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