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UN and Africa: focus on faith groups, youth potential and Tanzania economy

Mustafa Ali. Credit: UN Photo

Faith groups fighting terrorist ideology need more empowerment Faith groups fighting terrorist ideology that misuses religion need more empowerment from bodies such as the UN. That's the view of one African expert on…

4 Feb 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on African migrants, Darfur and Ghana

Somali refugees wait on Yemen's Red Sea coast for transport to Aden. File Photo: UNHCR/R. Nuri

African migrants reportedly forcibly recruited into Yemen war Migrants from Africa are reportedly being forcibly recruited to fight for…

28 Jan 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on prison conditions in Benin, drought in Ethiopia and Niger elections

Abandoned cells in the main prison in Gao, north of Bamako, Mali. File Photo: MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

  Benin authorities urged to tackle "inhumane" prison conditions Authorities in Benin have been urged to tackle what UN…

21 Jan 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on El Niño, Lake Chad and Darfur

El Niño threat puts world in "unchartered territory". File Photo: UNOCHA

El Niño threat puts world in "unchartered territory" Drought and crop failure, unseasonal rainfall and flooding: just some of…

14 Jan 2016 / Listen /
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