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UN and AFRICA: Massai use radio as "door" to bring their issues to the open

Members of a Maasai traditional singing group, Kenya.  UN Photo/Andi Gitow

The Maasai people in the Ngorongoro District of Tanzania are using radio to air their concerns and reach out to fellow Tanzanians and authorities so that they can better understand their situation.   The…

24 Jul 2014 / Listen /

UN and AFRICA: "Time to take action" on youth unemployment

Job seekers in Zimbabwe.  ILO Photo/Maillard J.

The time for talking is over, action must now be taken to combat the increasing levels of youth unemployment…

17 Jul 2014 / Listen /

UN and AFRICA: Africa makes progress on maternity protection rights

Mothers and their infant children are among the residents of Mwandama Millennium Village, Malawi.  UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Africa has made progress on maternity protection rights over the last two decades but more needs to be done…

10 Jul 2014 / Listen /

UN and AFRICA: South Sudan political crisis took "violent turn" after failed mediation attempts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) is greeted by Dr. Martin Elia Lomuro (right), Minister of Cabinet Affairs of South Sudan, and Hilde Johnson, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS).  UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Efforts made by the United Nations and many others to prevent a political crisis in South Sudan from taking…

3 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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