A sculpture commissioned by the United Nations to commemorate the end of slave trade was unveiled at UN Headquarters in New York today 25 March to coincide with the International Day of remembrance...
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...
1 Feb 2013
Zainab Bangura, UN special representative on sexual violence in conflict, speaking after her...
- 28 Jan 2013
15 Jan 2013
Parched earth in Tahoua Province, Niger. Africa is highly vulnerable to climate change.Photograph:...
28 Dec 2012
Flooding can be particularly devastating for poor communities.Photo: UN/Logan Abassi
21 Dec 2012
A Liberian soldier shows off his juggling skills at a World AIDS Day event, “Zero New Infections”,...