UN Agency: 11,292 Migrants, Refugees Enter Europe By Sea

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reports that 11,292 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through March 20, a 13 per cent...

WHO Cries out For $5.3 Million to Save Lives

The sum of US$ 5.3 million is currently hindering the World Health Organisation (WHO) from meeting urgent health needs of not less than two...

In Africa, Cotton Remains Strategic Crop as Electronic Components Trade Drives Tech Growth

Demand for electronic components used in Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices drove the value of trade in international imports of information and communications technology (ICT) goods...

10,308 Migrants Enter Europe as Deaths Hit 234

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, reports that deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes in just over 10...

Regional Share of Women Parliamentarians: Sub-Saharan Africa Makes Modest Progress

Parliaments in Sub-Saharan Africa witnessed a relatively modest progress in 2018, with a regional average share of women parliamentarians at 23.7 per cent. Djibouti saw...

Global March Begins War Against Child Labour, Presses For Policy Changes

The Global March Against Child Labour (Global March) is currently seeking to eliminate child labour by questioning, addressing and changing the very systems that...

Human Rights Watch Calls for Rehabilitation, Reintegration of Kids, not Abuses

A global rights group, Human Rights Watch has raised an alarm on the worrisome abuses of children. In a new report, the group said...

FAO, Global Alliance Scale-up Healthy Diets Initiative

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have resolved to join forces to scale-up the availability and affordability...

Kashmir Boils Again, Rights Group Says

Human Rights Watch, a global rights group says the saber rattling between India and Pakistan is ignoring Kashmiri human rights problems. The South Asia Director...

Nigeria assumes Chairmanship of African Group at UN

Nigeria has assumed the Chairmanship of the African Group at the United Nations for the month of March 2019, succeeding the Republic of Benin....

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