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UN and Africa: focus on albinism, migration and Kenya’s blue economy

A child, who is blind and has albinism reads Braille at a primary school for children with disabilities in the town of Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region. Photo: UNICEF/Pirozzi

Action plan gives "renewed hope" to people with albinism in Africa The endorsement of an action plan on albinism in sub-Saharan Africa has given "renewed hope" to people born with the condition, a…

15 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on Gabon, CAR and Ocean Conference

Hippopotamus. Photo: Nick Nichols/NGS

Gabon to create vast network of protected marine areas in Africa Gabon has announced a bold new initiative to…

8 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on CAR, Nigeria and peacekeeping

A woman holds a child in Bambari, a town in Ouaka prefecture in Central African Republic. (file photo) Photo: OCHA/Gemma Cortes

Upsurge in violence forces 80,000 people in CAR to flee: UNHCR An upsurge in violence in the Central African…

1 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on DRC, South Sudan and Ebola

Child with malnutrition awaits treatment.  Photo: UNICEF/UNO64921

Malnutrition alert for 400,000 DRC Kasai children Conflict in central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has put an…

26 May 2017 / Listen /
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