Humanitarian

Mandela Day: Zuma to hand over houses

Mandela Day: Zuma to hand over houses

July 15, 2013 at 12:29

South Africans from all walks of life are this week gearing up to celebrate International Mandela Day on which President Jacob Zuma will mark the day by handing over houses to the community […]

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International Year of Statistics press release for World Population Day

International Year of Statistics press release for World Population Day

July 12, 2013 at 09:30

International Year of Statistics PRAISES CONTRIBUTIONS OF STATISTICIANS TO enumerating WORLD population Statistics 2013 participants join celebration of World Population Day In recognition of World Population Day 2013, LISA (Virginia […]

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SAP Fosters New Hope for HIV/AIDS Orphans in Africa

SAP Fosters New Hope for HIV/AIDS Orphans in Africa

July 11, 2013 at 15:18

SAP Demonstrates Commitment to Improving People’s Lives By Donating Database Technology and Education-Related Resources to Non-Governmental Organization in Swaziland As part of its commitment to help the world run better […]

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Strong leadership is a critical determinant of success in ending hunger

Strong leadership is a critical determinant of success in ending hunger

July 11, 2013 at 14:04

Strong leadership is a critical determinant of success in ending hunger / From reducing to eradicating hunger: a new common goal that can make the difference Africa has vibrant societies […]

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Africa has Opportunity for Flood and Erosion Management

Africa has Opportunity for Flood and Erosion Management

July 11, 2013 at 10:06

Cooling trucks are popular in cities around the world – for transportation of perishable goods at given temperatures.  They however, are not as popular as tank trucks, identified by their […]

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“Will Malawi’s progress endure?” – UN expert on eve of right to food mission

“Will Malawi’s progress endure?” – UN expert on eve of right to food mission

July 9, 2013 at 11:00

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, will conduct an information-gathering mission to the Republic of Malawi from 12 to 22 July 2013, to […]

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The Opening of the Centennial Celebrations Organized in Memory of Albert Schweitzer – July 6-7 2013, Libreville and Lambaréné, Gabon

The Opening of the Centennial Celebrations Organized in Memory of Albert Schweitzer – July 6-7 2013, Libreville and Lambaréné, Gabon

July 9, 2013 at 08:03

100 years after Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s arrival in Gabon in 1913, the legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize winner is more alive than ever in Gabon, his land of adoption […]

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Uganda ill-prepared for a major earthquake

Uganda ill-prepared for a major earthquake

July 8, 2013 at 09:04

Source – IRIN Three moderate earthquakes shook Uganda’s Albertine region this week, causing little damage but raising concern about the quake-prone country’s preparedness in the event of major seismic activity. […]

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Mandela Children’s Hospital a symbol of love

Mandela Children’s Hospital a symbol of love

July 5, 2013 at 13:32

By  Nthambeleni Gabara – SciDev.Net The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital initiative is a symbol of who former President Nelson Mandela is and his love for children, says his wife Graca […]

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AfDB facilitates Africa-Asia knowledge exchange on Universal Health Coverage

AfDB facilitates Africa-Asia knowledge exchange on Universal Health Coverage

July 4, 2013 at 14:10

‘Universal health coverage is not an option, but a reality’ “Poverty still remains a major barrier to healthcare access in Africa”, said Dr. Agnes Soucat, Director, Human Development Department of […]

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