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Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report
Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report
No country, out of 129 countries in five regions, has “fully achieved the promise of gender equality” — a target established by the...
Someone is defending SA’s transition
Someone is defending SA’s transition
When political transitions work: Reconciliation as interdependence by Fanie du Toit (Oxford University Press)
Celebrating women and youth in agriculture
Celebrating women and youth in agriculture
"Women and the youth are taking advantage of the technology, resources and support offered by government to contribute to the economy of this...
Troubled North West gets help from UN team
Troubled North West gets help from UN team
North West Premier Job Mokgoro will on Monday welcome a technical team from the United Nations to assist the province to recover.
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Monday that up to 4.5 million people, half of Zimbabwe’s drought-stricken rural...
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows from Africa are a large and growing problem. Averaging 4% of gross domestic product they are outstripping foreign direct...
UN ignored cholera warning in Zim
UN ignored cholera warning in Zim
The role of the United Nations (UN) as a neutral body in Zimbabwe is under the spotlight following revelations that due to the warm relations...
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
Growth in African countries will to slow to 3.7% this year owing to upheavals in northern Africa and increased food and fuel prices, the latest...
'People are the real wealth of nations'
'People are the real wealth of nations'
Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi is the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) director for democratic governance and a former South African...
Where are South Africa's young lionesses?
Where are South Africa's young lionesses?
It's not everyday you get to sit opposite your heroes. It's even less frequent that you're one of 20 people present.
UN report points to 'alarming' levels of poverty in DRC
UN report points to 'alarming' levels of poverty in DRC
Nearly half the population in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may not live to 40 years of age, the United Nations Development Programme...
Lack of cooperation hinders malaria prevention
Lack of cooperation hinders malaria prevention
Sunburned expedition leaders fresh from an arduous journey down the Zambezi River to call attention to malaria said on Tuesday that countries must...

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