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UN and Africa: focus UN General Assembly, CAR and South Sudan

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses a high-level meeting on South Sudan, held on the margins of the general debate of the General Assembly's seventieth session. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

CAR entering delicate period ahead of elections The high-level session of the UN General Assembly started on 28 September in New York.  Heads of State have been discussing and presenting their visions on issues…

1 Oct 2015 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on African youth, efforts to end AIDS and young entrepreneurs

Matt Wells interviews youngsters in the

Young Africans look to the future at the UN People's Hub Young African people are voicing their hopes and…

24 Sep 2015 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on ebola, lifestock vaccines and reduction of inflation

Bruce Aylward. Photo: UNMEER/Simon Ruf

Ebola "sting in tail" shows need for vigilance into 2016 The outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in West…

17 Sep 2015 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on Darfur, World Forestry Congress and Disaster Risk Reduction

Sudan's Darfur region where the crisis has entered its 13th year. File Photo: UNAMID/Albert González Farran

Air aid service to Darfur faces closure "within weeks" Lifesaving airborne aid deliveries to remote communities in Sudan may…

10 Sep 2015 / Listen /
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