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Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Africa Battles COVID-19 Pandemic Effectively

Western media astonished at the successful efforts to contain virus on the continent During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic there was much concern...
Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah

Takoradi to benefit from an ultra-modern AstroTurf

Mr. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah the Western Regional Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for the Takoradi Constituency, has cut the sod for the...

EU-UNCTAD Agreement set to boost trade in Central Africa

UNCTAD is set to support Central African countries cut the costs of their cross-border trade, after signing a three-year €380,000 ($420,000) deal with the...

Seeking justice as Congolese warlord surrenders

This week the warlord Gédéon Kyungu Mutanga surrendered in southern Democratic Republic of Congo with about 100 of his fighters. Instead of arresting him,...

US: implementing Resolution 2303

On 13 October the members of the Security Council were briefed by Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on conflict prevention, including in Burundi, Jamal...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

UN on the benefits of immigration towards development

When the United Nations’ General Assembly welcomed world leaders to New York City in September, it also, hosted a high-level summit on refugees and...

Calls to bring back missing children from Gambella

Six months after the abduction of 159 children from the Gambella region of Ethiopia, 68 remain unaccounted for, two UN human rights experts today...

Biometric registration on course in Juba displacement sites

Over 38,800 internally displaced persons (IDPs) are sheltering at the UN protection of civilian (PoC) sites in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, according...

UK in deepened relations with Cameroon and Chad

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Director for Africa, Neil Wigan had calls on the Prime Minister, the Minister for Commonwealth and Minister Delegate...

EU to reform customs in Central Africa with €380,000

A €380,000 EU grant has been signed with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) after ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly committees met in...

More student intake at University of Mines and Techonology

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) has admitted 542 students to pursue Mining, Petroleum and Engineering courses in the 2016/2017 Academic year. The...