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UN Faces Many Challenges as It Prepares to Mark 75th Anniversary

GENEVA – Preparations for the observation of the United Nations’ 75th anniversary are underway as the world body’s ability to maintain global peace and security appears ever more tenuous.

The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War …

Mozambique: Mozambicans Silenced By Cyclone Regain Their Voice

Maputo � APART from the death of more than 600 people and injury of thousands others, Cyclone Idai ravaged infrastructure inflicted an estimated US$773 million in damage when it landed in Mozambique in March.

Among the trail of destruction was …

Mozambique: Mozambicans Silenced By Cyclone Regain Their Voice

Maputo � APART from the death of more than 600 people and injury of thousands others, Cyclone Idai ravaged infrastructure inflicted an estimated US$773 million in damage when it landed in Mozambique in March.

Among the trail of destruction was …

Methodist Church Southern Africa enters new era as women take up top positions

Reverend Purity Malinga has just become the 100th Presiding Bishop to be elected by the Methodist Church of Southern Africa. She is the first woman in the church’s 200-year history to be elected to this position. As Rev Jennifer Samdaan, …

When Did You Last See an African Video Game Hero?

NAIROBI – What’s wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players too often get sucked into worlds full of violence and unhealthy body images, according to Jay Shapiro, co-founder …

South African president launches campaign against gender-based violence

LEPHALALE (Limpopo), South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday launched a campaign to curb femicide and attacks against women, urging men to change their sexist and patriarchal attitudes.

The mindset is fuelling gender violence in South Africa, which already has …