Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Ambassador Haley on the Deaths of Peaceful Demonstrators in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The end of 2017 saw a rise in violent suppression of peaceful protests organized by churches in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), resulting in the deaths of at least five people. The government's security forces engaged in excessive

Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect ‘foundations for life’ on Earth

Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year.

The partnership, announced Wednesday, between the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT TO ENDORSE AFRICA ICT MASTERPLAN

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union (AU) Summit holding later this month is expected to endorse a renewed push by African countries to rapidly spread high-speed internet to accelerate economic development in the continent.The AU Heads of State and Governmen...