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WHO: New Oral Treatment More Effective in Combating Multidrug-Resistant TB

GENEVA Tuberculosis has plagued humans for thousands of years and continues to do so. In advance of this year’s World TB Day, March 24, the World Health Organization is issuing a call to action to eradicate the disease by 2030.As part of these efforts,…

AP Explains: Why Southern African Cyclone Is So Shattering

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

Governance

New Permanent Representative of Botswana Presents Credentials

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)The new Permanent Representative of Botswana to the United Nations, Collen Vixen Kelapile, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today.Before his latest app…

Least Developed Nations Lagging Behind on Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Say, as Second Committee Debates Countries in Special Situations

Least Developed Nations Lagging Behind on Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Say, as Second Committee Debates Countries in Special Situations

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Cyclone Idai: ‘Massive disaster’ in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

BEIRA, Three southern African countries are in the path of a rampaging tropical storm. Cyclone Idai has since late last week ravaged parts of Mozambique, eastern Zimbabwe and Malawi.The effect of the Cyclone has aptly been captured as having left a tra…

Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Note to humanitarians in South Sudan: strengthen the group, not just the individual

Medical/Health Care

Algerians Hold Biggest Anti-Bouteflika Protests

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year rule since unrest began last month.Bouteflika on Monday reversed a decision…

DR CONGO: NOTORIOUS MILITIA CHIEF KILLED IN VOLATILE ITURI PROVINCE – ARMY

Ad Hoc Committee on Gender Equality briefed on progress regarding filling of vacancies at Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

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Mozambique: Cyclone Idai Flash Update No. 4, 18 March 2019

The death toll from Cyclone Idai’s landfall has reportedly risen to at least 84 and the President has said that it could rise above 1,000, according to media reports. Heavy rainfall is projected to continue in Sofala and Manica provinces from 19 to 21 …

Burkina Faso: Thousands of people fleeing violence need help

Burkina Faso: Thousands of people fleeing violence need help

Technology

Tax Authority Warns it Will Name Corrupt South Sudan Officials

The South Sudan National Revenue Authority is threatening to publicly shame government and bank officials who steal tax revenue.The Authority said it collected more than $9 million in February 2019 compared to $4.7 million dollars the month before, but…

UN Calls Cyclone Idai One of Southern Hemisphere’s Worst Storms

S. Sudan ‘Superhero’ Wins Award for Work with Children Born of Rape