The United Nations mission in Sierra Leone has completed its work at the end of its mandate on 31 March.
At least 22 million unsafe abortions take place worldwide every year, according to the Wold Health Organization (WHO).
The number of people in need of emergency humanitarian assistance has doubled over the last ten years, according to the Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator.
The British government has released $13.7 million in emergency funding to help farmers affected by conflict in South Sudan restore their agriculture-based livelihoods.
The delivery of relief supplies by helicopter is becoming increasingly common in South Sudan as the United Nations strives to reach needy people in the remotest parts of the country.
Rwanda has said that it hopes the renewed mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,
2.5 billion people don’t have access to adequate sanitation and just over one billion still practice open defecation—that's according to the latest United Nations estimates.
Six countries in Africa are benefitting from a UN fund designed to improve food security across the continent.
Millions of people around the world, with no access to electricity, are struggling to lift themselves above the poverty line.
Access to power sources has been identified by the United Nations as a way to boost sustainable development.
Countries in Africa are grappling with developing their sources of energy while ensuring that their populations continue to have access to water.