19 July 2016 – About a quarter of a million children in Borno state, north-eastern Nigeria, are suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations children’s agency today announced. Of those,...
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Maternal mortality rates on the continent are among the highest in the world. And progress in...
11 Jun 2010
Mother feeds her child in Niger: Across the country, and in other parts of the Sahel as well,...
15 Oct 2009
A young girl from Benin City in Nigeria’s southern Edo State, where the vast majority of Nigerian...
15 Apr 2009
Collecting food rations from a UN warehouse in Zimbabwe: Another year of serious food insecurity...
15 Apr 2008
South African civil society groups are seeking to change men’s attitudes towards women, and to...
15 Oct 2007
Fetching water from a river in Madagascar: Most Africans still do not have access to clean...
15 Apr 2007
Photograph: Reuters / Jacky Naegelen Governments and armed groups that recruit children into their...
15 Apr 2007
Education key to women’s progress Marking this year’s International Women’s Day, 8 March, the UN...
15 Apr 2006
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International charges filed against northern rebel leaders