Tag: United Nations

African Development Week: Joint Conference postponed to a later date; Side events continue as planned

The ECA notes that all the side events and other meetings, including the Regional Coordination Mechanism and the launch of key reports would continue as planned.

Op-Ed: Nigeria's president is ignoring famine warnings at its peril

Jared Jeffery argues the president’s defensiveness should be interpreted in light of the mounting criticism he is facing for multiple crises

Incoming UN chief appoints Nigerian Minister as deputy

The appointment comes amid a push by more than a third of the 193 UN member states for gender parity at the world body.

Africa's food market could be worth US$1trn in 15 years, this is how…

Making African agriculture resilient in the face of the devastating impact that climate change is having.

Ghana leader tells U.N. to dance to tune of Michael Jackson

Having been born the same year as the deceased Micheal Jackson, in 1957, Ghana leader, John Mahama, could not resist a lyrical appeal to the annual gathering of world leaders who have spent the week shuffling from one crisis to the next.