Spur African development by focusing on successes: UN chief

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Secretary-General António Guterres addresses journalists following his return to UN headquarters after attending a Summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

If Africa is to achieve sustainable development, then more emphasis should be placed on its successes, not crises, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters in New York on Wednesday.

The UN chief, fresh from the African Union (AU) Summit in Ethiopia, also addressed issues such as the recent suspension of the refugee programme in the United States.

Dianne Penn reports.

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