Tuesday 24 June 2014
Trading accusations about who is responsible for the continuous attacks in coastal towns could fuel tensions.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
East African states threatened to slap South Sudan's warring sides with sanctions unless they cease all military operations in a conflict which has sparked fears that it could spiral into genocide.
Wednesday 4 June 2014
Much of the abuse is taking place in prisons, en route to detentions, homes or public spaces, and many victims have little hope of obtaining justice due to widespread impunity and fear of retaliation by the perpetrators.
Tuesday 3 June 2014
The growing Wage bill is a problem weighing on majority of African Nations, which are mostly donor aid dependent, forcing them to spend the money they don’t have as about 60% the total national budget goes to paying of salaries to public servants instead of development projects in these counties.
Thursday 15 May 2014
In the society that views white collar jobs, as the only means to gain financial independence and put food on the table today, women and men have come together to form Chama’s to empower, elevate their social status and cushion themselves against this tough times.
Friday 2 May 2014
Social protection is widely considered a critical investment for children, particularly in helping families and children to overcome financial and social barriers.
Tuesday 8 April 2014
MSF supports the efforts of the Ministry of Health to eradicate this epidemic. To date, the Guinean authorities have identified 151 suspected cases and 95 deaths .
Monday 24 March 2014
FAO estimates that poverty rates in Africa declined marginally from 56 percent in 1990 to 49 percent in 2010, leaving 388 million in extreme poverty and approximately 239 million chronically undernourished in the continent.
Wednesday 12 February 2014
This partnership comes at a time when most countries in Africa continue to contend with existing and emerging healthcare challenges
Wednesday 29 January 2014
While many African economies have registered impressive economic growth in recent years, poverty levels across the region have not fallen as much as expected and young people looking for better-paying work have been at a great disadvantage.
Monday 27 January 2014
The Beyond Zero Campaign ( 2013-2017) aims to reduce the annual 5,500 deaths from pregnancy related complications, fight new HIV/AIDS infections and increase access to maternal and child health services.
Saturday 25 January 2014
Last year the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa inaugurated the 10-member High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, chaired by former South African president Thabo Mbeki. Africa Renewal sat down with one of the panel’s members, Ambassador Segun Apata of Nigeria, who was in New York for a round table discussion of the problem. These are excerpts from the interview.
Saturday 25 January 2014
Information and communications technology takes agriculture to a new level in Zimbabwe.
Friday 10 January 2014
A campaign against the tsetse fly, a pest that transmits a disease that devastates livestock, in the Niayes area near the capital Dakar has radically reduced the fly population and is paving the way for complete eradication.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Even if nations meet their current climate pledges, greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 are likely to be 8 to 12 gigatonnes of CO2 (GtCO2e) above the level that would provide a likely chance of remaining on the least-cost pathway consistent with holding warming below 2°C.