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Africa Renewal: May 2022
Africa Dialogue Series 2022: Strengthening Africa’s agro-food systems, social protection
UN Special Adviser on Africa leads talks on feeding the continent sustainably.
How the Russia-Ukraine conflict impacts Africa
An opportunity to build resilient, inclusive Food Systems in Africa.
Josefa Sacko & Ibrahim Mayaki
New CEO of African Union Development Agency-NEPAD assumes office on 1 May
Ms. Nardos Bekele-Thomas is the first woman to lead the AU agency.
Climate change poses risks, COP27, presents unique opportunity for Africa
- Maria de Jesus dos Reis Ferreira, Permanent Representative of Angola to the United Nations in New York, says it’s time for climate justice for Africa
Hindou Ibrahim: Living in harmony with nature
Peace and Security
Fallen Chadian Captain Honoured with UN Peacekeeping’s Highest Award
'Africa Renewal' turns 35: A journey of stories and hope
How we evolved from Africa Emergency to Africa Recovery to now Africa Renewal
Zimbabwean peacekeeper wins United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year 2021 Award
Cameroonian activist wins Wangari Maathai Forest Champions’ Award 2022
Sixth winner of the award announced at the XV World Forestry Congress in Seoul, South Korea
Partnerships for Development
"On Africa Day, we celebrate the enormous promise and potential of this diverse and dynamic continent"
- UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
How Loya Primary School became a safe haven for girls
At night, classrooms in this northern Kenya school serve as dormitories to keep the students safe from early marriages
Growing hunger, high food prices in Africa don’t have to become worse tragedy
Avoiding the horseman of famine will take applying past lessons and quick action by governments, international organizations.
Trade ties: Zambia and DRC sign cooperation Agreement to manufacture electric batteries, create jobs
Both countries are home to 80 percent of minerals required for production of electric car batteries.
Young crochet genius giving back to his community in Ethiopia
Jonah Larson, 14 is funding a science lab, a library, and plans more to come