Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

UNICEF is calling on all South Africans to unite behind the goal of zero violence against children. In the run up to Child Protection...

African Union Commemorates World AIDS DAY

The African Union Commission (AUC) joins the global community in commemorating the World Aids Day today, 1st December 2012. Commemorative activities at the...

8th African Union gender pre-summit on 2016 African year of human rights, with particular...

Day 1: GIMAC Civil Society Meeting Date: 17 January 2016 Venue: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Conference Center Time: 09h00 – 17h00 Day 2: GIMAC Civil...

Ministry of Labour and United Nations Launch “Opening Doors: Building Careers Together” Joint Human...

The launch was presided over by officials from the Ministry of Labour, Public Service, and Human Resource Development, including Honourable Minister Gathoth Gatkuoth Hothnyang,...

International Day of the Girl Child: Building on their achievements in 2017, African Society...

On the International Day of the Girl Child, 26 Civil Society Organizations from Africa and Haiti continue to demand accountability and better implementation of...

African Cultural Renaissance Campaign for Southern Africa

Workshop on the African Cultural Renaissance and launching of African Cultural Renaissance Campaign for Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) member states WHAT: Two-day workshop on...

Profoundly saddened by passing of Nelson Mandela, secretary-general praises leader as man of towering...

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement on the death of Nelson Mandela, in New York on 5 December: Nelson Mandela was a singular figure...

EU Special Representative for the Sahel appointed

The Council today appointed Mr Michel Reveyrand-de Menthon as EU Special Representative for the Sahel. He will lead the EU’s contribution to regional and...

West Africa: More U.S Aid to Relieve Food Shortages in Sahel

Washington — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced March 29 that the United States will boost its response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding...

ECOWAS to deploy humanitarian support team to Mali

ECOWAS is to deploy twenty (20) members of its Emergency Response Team (EERT) to Mali within the framework of a regional Humanitarian Assistance for...

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