Daily Archives: June 3, 2019

United Nations Will Not Forget Storm-Ravaged Mozambique, Secretary-General Pledges, Telling Donors $282 Million Appeal Remains Deeply Underfunded

Following is UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ message to the International Donors Conference in Beira, Mozambique, today:

I send warm greetings to all participating in the International Donors Conference taking place in the city of Beira. I am certain that I …

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk

Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of catastrophic and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday.

In a new report highlighting how few of the world’s poorest pregnant women …

Sudan Security Stops Freedom of Press Protest

KHARTOUM Sudanese security forces halted a protest by journalists in Khartoum Sunday over authorities’ decision to shut down the local office of Al-Jazeera television.

The shutdown came hours before troops opened fire in Khartoum clear a two-month sit-in of protesters …

Sudan Security Stops Freedom of Press Protest

KHARTOUM Sudanese security forces halted a protest by journalists in Khartoum Sunday over authorities’ decision to shut down the local office of Al-Jazeera television.

The shutdown came hours before troops opened fire in Khartoum clear a two-month sit-in of protesters …

Commission pledges Euros 100 million to help Mozambique recover from cyclones Idai and Kenneth

The EU has pledged Euros 100 million to help Mozambique recover from the devastating effects of cyclones Idai and Kenneth, which hit the country in March and April this year. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the …