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61 Kenya: Barack Obama Will Not Meet William Ruto Separately
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Kevin J. Kelley

New York — US President Barack Obama will not meet Deputy President William Ruto separately, the White House has confirmed.

Addressing reporters on Wednesday, US National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Mr Obama has "no plans for any separate ...

Created on 2015-07-23 17:28:48
62 Kenya: Obama and Kenyatta to Ink Bilateral Pacts
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Aggrey Mutambo

Nairobi — Friday will not be a public holiday despite the expected disruptions as US President Barack Obama arrives in Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, State House has said.

Created on 2015-07-23 18:03:45
63 Kenya: Samsung Unveils Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 4G-Enabled Handsets in Kenya
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Staff Writer

Samsung Electronics has today launched its 4G enabled Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 mid-range smartphones that will enable users get the most of their mobile experience.

Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 come after the successful uptake of Galaxy J1 whose features ...

Created on 2015-08-07 08:25:05
64 Lake Chad Basin: Boko Haram-induced crisis is ‘children’s crisis,’ UNICEF warns
( Africa )

Content by: News Centre


25 August 2016 – Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin, which includes Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million stil...

Created on 2016-08-25 14:51:34
65 Learning From the Past: a Case for Successful Development Cooperation
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

30 October 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman – With an eye on the post-2015 development agenda, international experts at the United Nations came together this week to talk about the lessons learned from perhaps the only “unsuccessful” Millennium De...

Created on 2014-10-30 19:16:31
66 Liberia: Ebola Scares Off Trainee Nurses in Liberia
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Monrovia — Like hundreds of other nursing students in Liberia, Jerry Songu should have been beginning his internship this month, the final step to graduating and earning his license. Instead, he has chosen to put his studies and future career on hold.

Created on 2015-08-18 18:59:51
67 Matters of the Earth
( Institute of Development Studies )

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has provided the following statement in response to recent UK media coverage that has named Matters of the Earth and IDS alumni Natalie Jeffers in relation to DFID funded IDS project ac...

Created on 2016-09-20 16:11:10
68 Mauritius contributes to UNDP’s earthquake recovery efforts in Nepal
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme


Port Louis, Mauritius – The Republic of Mauritius has contributed $1 million towards the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s earthquake response and recovery programme in Nepal.

The donation, from the Prime Minister’s Solidarity Fund for Nepal, will help to create emer...

Created on 2015-06-03 16:05:11
69 mm autismo c subs SPA
( SciDev Videos )
Created on 2015-08-15 01:24:58
70 Mongi Hamdi (MINUSMA) - The current situation in Mali
( Interviews )
The head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mongi Hami, briefed the Security Council on the situation in the country.
Created on 2015-10-07 19:53:28
71 More flee Cameroon’s English-speaking areas; UN concerned over safety of women and children
( Africa )

Content by: News Centre


19 January 2018 – As swelling numbers of people flee English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria, the United Nations on Friday expressed concern over the precarious situation of women and children, which make now up...

Created on 2018-01-19 18:04:55
72 Multinational Investment Protections Addressed in UNCTAD Report
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNCTAD

25 June 2015, New York, USA | South-South News – In light of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, the conversation to reassess international investment is...

Created on 2015-07-28 19:46:57
73 New Development Plan to Exceed UN Potential
( UN Reports )

Content by: UNDP

24 March 2015, New York, USA | South-South News- It is a top priority that the United Nations Development Program produces a high quality, Post-2015 Plan that meets the most crucial needs across the board.

Created on 2015-03-24 22:22:45
74 New UN-backed report emphasizes possible contribution of forests to ending hunger
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre


6 May 2015 – A new United Nations-backed report on the link between forests and food production and nutrition says that woodlands could be the key to ending hunger and will be intimately linked to the global fight against climate change.

Created on 2015-05-06 21:06:52
75 NGO's Unite for Inclusive Development
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

27 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - From the field, to the conference rooms of UN Headquarters, thousands of NGO participants gathered in New York for the annual DPI/NGO conference to talk about how to mobilize partnerships between civil society, gover...

Created on 2014-08-27 22:25:23
76 Nigeria: Buhari - I've Identified Critical Problems in Power Sector
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Isiaka Wakili

The Federal Government has said that the monthly fixed charges component of the electricity tariff collected from Nigerian consumers is not "a very good thing".

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali, stated thi...

Created on 2015-08-13 12:22:45
77 Nigeria: Govt to Install CCTV Nationwide
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Isiaka Wakili

President Muhammadu Buhari said 10, 000 additional police personnel would be recruited and the CCTV Monitoring System would be installed across major cities and towns in Nigeria to further strengthen the security of the public space.

Created on 2015-08-18 10:40:53
78 Nigeria: Millionaire Class Triples - Wealth Report
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Emeka Anaeto

Despite increasing economic hardships, the latest wealth report has indicated that the number of millionaires in Nigeria has risen to 15,400, about 305 per cent from 5,000 recorded in year 2000, when the last study on wealthy was conducted.

Created on 2015-08-11 10:37:06
79 Nigeria: No, Nigeria Is Not the World's Biggest Champagne Consumer After France
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Mina Demian

Do Nigerians pop nearly as much bubbly as the French themselves? What started out as a forecast on new champagne consumption has taken on a life of its own.

Created on 2015-07-30 12:22:58
80 Nigeria: Unemployment Rate Rose to 8.2 Percent in Second Quarter - NBS
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Francis Arinze Iloani

The number of unemployed people in the labour force rose by 529,923 persons or 9.58 per cent in the second quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Created on 2015-08-04 13:02:44


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