2012-03-14 09:36:36UN Western Sahara Envoy to Embark On Regional Visit in May[UN News]
The United Nations envoy for Western Sahara announced today following three days of informal talks with the parties that he will embark on a regional tour starting in mid-May, including an extensive visit to the disputed territory.
Tuesday, 03-11-14, 13:55Joint Rebel Attacks in North Darfur Displaced About 27,000[Radio Dabanga]Ghubeish -The 15,000 people who fled from the joint rebel forces' attacks on El Taweisha and Alliet Jarelnabi in North Darfur to Ghubeish in North Kordofan are living in a dire situation. 12,000 others, who sought refuge in the neighbouring villages of El Taweisha town, are not better off.
Tuesday, 03-11-14, 13:37Education for All[Daily Observer]Education is a crucial factor in the socio-economic transformation of any nation. This is because there is no better resource for development than the people for whom development is meant. Education is important in this as it enables people to expand their capacity to think creatively and to formulate development plans and projects.
Tuesday, 03-11-14, 13:03Gains and Losses as Nation Fights Child Hunger[IRIN]Ouagadougou -The fight against child malnutrition in Burkina Faso is gaining ground but chronic malnutrition remains above emergency threshold levels, particularly in rural areas, a situation that will be resolved only if the government and its partners step up prevention efforts.
Tuesday, 03-11-14, 12:40New York and Berlin Travelers Urged to Join Botswana Boycott[Survival International]Supporters of the Bushman tribe in Botswana have targeted travel fairs in New York and Berlin to highlight the persecution of Africa's last hunting Bushmen by the Botswana government, following protests in London, Madrid and Milan.