Development
Abuja: African nation Nigeria is feared to be losing its sovereignty to China over bad debts, media reports said. more
UN-African Union mission condemns recent spate of deadly attacks in Darfur

New York: The joint UN-African Union Mission in Darfur, UNAMID, is calling for the Sudanese Government to arrest those responsible for the recent spike in violent attacks against peaceful ...

State Dept launches anti-terror training to protect US embassies in Africa: Statement

Washington/Sputnik: The United States and Senegal launched a five-day antiterrorism training event for law enforcement teams throughout Africa assigned to protect embassies, the State Dep ...

Unity, regional cooperation and international support needed for Horn of Africa to develop sustainably

New York: The road ahead “will not be easy” for the Horn of Africa, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Monday, briefing the Security Council on her Joint Solid ...

From ‘strength to strength’ UN-African Union security partnership growing, Security Council hears

New York: The Security Council highlighted the growing partnership on matters of peace and security between the United Nations and African Union (AU) on Wednesday amidst calls to bolster ...

Despite lagging in the Global Goals, Africa can meet the 2030 deadline: Rwandan President

New York: Although some of the world’s fastest growing economies can be found in Africa, the continent is falling behind in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Rwand ...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

New York, Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social media, crowdsou ...

UN agencies inject youthful energy into sustainable development for urban Africa

New York, Underscoring the importance of fully involving the young in decisions affecting their lives, three United Nations agencies announced an innovative partnership on Tuesday with Af ...

In Beijing, UN chief urges China, Africa for a win-win collaboration for ‘the future we want’

New York, Highlighting the economic and development progress made in China and Africa, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged them to unite their combined potentia ...

Africa’s Sahel must be a top priority for UN peacebuilding efforts, says commission

New York: The vast Sahel region of Africa, which is facing multiple threats and challenges – including destructive climate change, drought, terrorism and organized crime – mus ...