21 May 2013 – The number of people in Africa receiving antiretroviral treatment increased from less than 1 million to 7.1 million over seven years, according to a United Nations report which documents the progress in the AIDS response in the world’s second largest continent.
15 May 2013 – The United Nations and its partners today announced that tetanus – one of the most deadly diseases a mother and her newborn can face – has been eliminated in more than 30 countries with previously had high rates of the illness.
07 May 2013 – Justice is a key element of the reconciliation process in Côte d’Ivoire, a United Nations independent expert stressed today, and called on the Government to strengthen the rule of law.
07 May 2013 – Developing countries rich in natural resources can make huge gains towards universal schooling if they managed resource revenues better and devoted a significant share to education, according to a United Nations study released today.
23 April 2013 – Sweeping political and economic changes over the last half century have set the stage for Africa’s emergence as a global economic power, and the continent should take advantage of that opportunity through a commodity-based industrialization strategy, according to United Nations economic report launched today.