While more pregnant women and children are being protected against malaria than before, more fast-tracking and greater funding are needed to reinvigorate the global response, according to a new United Nations report launched on Wednesday.
Countries have pledged $383 million dollars to support a UN fund that provides timely humanitarian aid during crises.
Rapid urbanization in Africa is creating opportunities to strengthen rural economies, as demand for food rises in cities and towns.
There is no “silver bullet” to resolving the stark income disparities in sub-Saharan Africa.
The endorsement of an action plan on albinism in Africa has given “renewed hope” to people born with the condition, a UN human rights expert has said
Ikponwosa Ero was speaking ahead of International Albinism Awareness Day, observed this Tuesday, 13 March.
In this week’s special programme during the holiday season: the International Monetary Fund or IMF, looks at what a drought, earthquake or pandemic can do to economies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
“Huge positive developments in Somalia” as elections continue
In the past decade, armed groups have been responsible for 60,000 deaths in Sub-Saharan Africa alone, according to the head of UN peacekeeping operations.
VIP protection passed from UN to Liberian government
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has slowed “markedly” over the past year according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).