Faced with the growing decline of girls and young women studying technology, an International Girls in ICT Day – marked on 23 April every year – was set aside five years ago raise awareness. Africa...
22 Apr 2014
Conflict-related sexual violence is a war crime mired in myths and shrouded in secrecy and stigma....
15 Apr 2014
The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to...
24 Jan 2014
“We were picked up at checkpoints or during house searches. They recognized us by our accents, or...
16 Dec 2013
On 27 November 1995, a calm voice issued this jarring statement on the BBC: “Abacha is sitting on a...
16 Dec 2013
Conventional wisdom has it that tigers never roamed the African jungle. Indeed there are no tigers...
12 Apr 2013
JICA President, Akihiko Tanaka. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li
5 Apr 2013
Waking up one day to hear that her entire family had been slaughtered sounded like a horror movie...
20 Mar 2013
Every day sees visitors breaking down in tears while touring 97,000-square-foot Elmina Castle, west...
22 Feb 2013
Ni hao, Chinese for “hello,” or ting bu dong, meaning “I hear you, but I don’t understand,” are two...
11 Feb 2013
In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of...