Category Archives: Education

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Cyclone Idai slammed southern Africa – UNICEF

One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.

Children living in crowded shelters or …

Politics Aside, Algeria Faces Huge Economic Challenge

PARIS The tens of thousands of protesters who have taken to the streets for an eighth straight week aren’t the only crisis roiling Algeria. Helping to drive the unrest in Africa’s largest nation´┐Żand posing a serious challenge to any future …

Army: DR Congo Troops Kill 36 Burundi Rebels in East

KINSHASA Congolese troops killed 36 Burundian rebels in clashes with two armed groups in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo and three soldiers were also killed, the DRC army said Friday.

The Congolese army mounted a series of operations …

South Africa sends relief donations to Malawi

PRETORIA, The South African Government continues to help and respond to the urgent needs of its neighbouring countries following the humanitarian disaster left by Cyclone Idai.

On Tuesday, members of the South African National Defence Force departed from the Waterkloof …

South Africa sends relief donations to Malawi

PRETORIA, The South African Government continues to help and respond to the urgent needs of its neighbouring countries following the humanitarian disaster left by Cyclone Idai.

On Tuesday, members of the South African National Defence Force departed from the Waterkloof …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

**Libya

Good afternoon. As you will have seen, the Secretary General has strongly condemned the military escalation and fighting in and around …