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Classroom in Liberia.
Sustainable Development Goals

Cascading global crises threatening human survival

SDG roadmap is the way forward, according to new UN SDG Report
UN News
Mr. Koffi Kouame with a group of people in Madagascar.
Health and Well-being

Madagascar: Glimpse of hope amidst severe droughts

UNFPA giving health services to women and girls in arid Grand Sud.
coronavirus

South Africa’s mRNA hub progress is foundation for self-reliance

It will ensure Africa has the production capacity essential for equitable vaccine rollout
World Health Organization
By WHO
L'Afrique en bonne voie pour maîtriser la pandémie de COVID-19 en 2022
Health

Africa on track to control COVID-19 pandemic in 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, the continent’s capacity to manage COVID-19 cases has gradually improved.
World Health Organization
By WHO
Health

New study challenges understanding of pandemic preparedness and resilience in Africa

Results show that high levels of preparedness and resilience should not be equated with low vulnerability.
World Health Organization
By WHO
Eight in 10 African countries to miss crucial COVID-19 vaccination goal.
Health

Eight in 10 African countries to miss crucial COVID-19 vaccination goal

COVID-19 cases are declining slightly but remain stubbornly high.
World Health Organization
By WHO
West Africa COVID-19 deaths surge amid Ebola and other outbreaks.
Health

West Africa COVID-19 deaths surge amid Ebola and other outbreaks

Vaccine shipments seem to be taking off but Africa is encountering headwinds.
World Health Organization
By WHO
Ms. Yongyi Min
Op-Ed

How COVID-19 has impacted the SDGs in Africa

2021 SDGs report finds some remarkable progress, but the pandemic has hit hard.
Benedict Okey Oramah, President of Afreximbank and Chairman, Board of Trustees of the African Union
coronavirus

'Our goal is speedy vaccination of 800 million Africans'

—Benedict Okey Oramah, President of Afreximbank and Chairman, Board of Trustees of the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund.
Walvis Bay on the Atlantic Ocean is the main port in Namibia and home to many fishing companies.
Economic empowerment

Africa’s strategic priorities to recover better

— Cristina Duarte, UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Africa.
Investing in social protection critical for Africa to build back better after COVID-19
Sustainable development

COVID-19: Investing in social protection critical for Africa to build back better

Providing cash and food could reduce people’s vulnerability and promote greater equality, says UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Under Secretary General Cristina Duarte, Special Adviser on Africa to the UN Secretary-General
Economic Development

Post-COVID-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa’s development through digitalization

For the continent’s recovery from the pandemic, harnessing innovation is crucial.
African countries engaging in ground-breaking COVID-19 vaccine initiative
Health

African countries engaging in ground-breaking COVID-19 vaccine initiative

Governments, private sector and manufacturers working together to procure enough vaccine doses to protect the most vulnerable populations on the continent.
World Health Organization
By WHO
Health Campaign