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Tanzanian villagers find answer to water shortage under their feet

Young rural farmers of Tanzania. UN Photo/B Wolff

Villagers in northern Tanzania have found the answer to a lack of water literally under their feet. The Maasai villagers used to have to walk for hours each day in search of water,…

26 Jul 2014 / Listen /

South Sudan's "catastrophic" food security situation of grave concern

H.E. Eugène-Richard Gasana, Rwanda Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

The food security situation in South Sudan has been described as "catastrophic and the worst in the world". The…

25 Jul 2014 / Listen /

"International sisterhood" for five women on Security Council

Joy Ugwu. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

The Security Council has been described as an "international sisterhood" by one of the five women ambassadors currently serving…

25 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Trafficked migrants face violence and death en-route to Europe

A boat carrying sub-Saharan African migrant workers arrives in Lampedusa from Tripoli. Thousands of migrants have made the perilous journey.  © Kate Thomas/IRIN

African migrants and asylum seekers face inhuman and degrading treatment in the hands of human traffickers in their perilous…

25 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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