Raising human rights awareness among a new generation of youngsters from all corners of the world is vitally important if discrimination is to be beaten.
Income inequality and unemployment in South Africa remains the highest in the world, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has found.
Providing free healthy meals to the elderly might seem like a small step but it allows them to stay in their homes longer, thus enhancing their autonomy and, ultimately, their freedom.
One of the most celebrated and revered icons of American popular music delivered a simple yet powerful message of tolerance at the United Nations this Monday.
There has been an “extraordinary scale-up” in the number of people living with HIV who are now accessing life-saving medicines, according to a new UN report.
Mandela grandsons say HIV/AIDS can be defeated by 2030
Women in Botswana face a “rough political arena,” but the government of the Southern African country says it is trying to increase their representation in parliament.
Currently just five of a total of 57 parliamentarians are female.
A South African man who lost his leg in a shark attack is on a global quest to save the fish.
Another xenophobic attack in South Africa and refugees on the move across the Malawi border are a major cause for concern, according to UN agencies in the region.
A surge in attacks has been reported against people with albinism in several African countries in the run-up to national elections, a UN human rights expert has warned.