The two laureates, Helena Ndume of Namibia and Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio of Portugal. Photo: UN/Rick Bajornas
Nelson Mandela Prize winners feted

A former Portuguese president and a Namibian eye surgeon are recognized for outstanding public service

The shrinking Gilgel Abbay River, Amhara region, Ethiopia. Photo: Panos/ Petterik Wiggers
African leaders pledge to fight for a deal on climate change

An opportunity to emphasize the link between climate and development