Latest articles on Millenium Development Goals

Child mortality drops but still high

According to a Unicef report, South Africa has reduced its child mortality rate from 60 deaths per every 1 000 live births in 1990 to 41 in 2015.

Africa’s once-in-a-generation opportunity

By prioritising safe water and sanitation, Africa's leaders can also ensure the unfinished business of the MDGs is dealt with, writes Lindlyn Moma.

Monbiot’s belief that he knows what’s best for Africa is offensive

As Africans we can speak for ourselves. We can make our own decisions and correct them if need be, but please don't patronise us, writes Sipho Moyo.

MDGs: Five goals to a more equitable world

The world has begun a dialogue that I believe could help redefine the destiny of humanity, writes Archbishop Njongo Ndungane.

Masekela: Ask the poor what they really need

The people directly affected by the Millennium Development Goals were not involved in drafting them. This must not happen again.

Africa requests more money at Aids summit

African leaders at the UN Aids summit have asked for money to deal with the pandemic and to reach the Millenium Development Goals.

Crowded Moz classrooms drive kids to night school

At 8pm Joana Charles waits outside class for her history teacher at a school in Maputo, while hundreds of children run and play in the dark.

Zuma: More urgency needed on MDGs

With only five years left to achieve the MDGs, a "greater sense of urgency" is required to ensure they are realised, President Jacob Zuma says.

Let’s keep our promise to the world’s children

Governments are on the brink of breaking a Millennium Development Goal promise of a decent quality basic education for all by 2015.

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ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

Covid infections among health workers increasing in Eastern Cape

Health worker infections have risen to 170 at state and private hospitals and two healthcare staff succumb to the disease in a space of seven days

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