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African Farmers Association says drought has negatively impacted their business

23 September 2019, 11:53 AM

The African Farmers Association of South Africa in Limpopo says the drought conditions have negative impact on their business. The farmers have problems accessing water due to drying dams and rivers as well as water restrictions.

“Peace Bench” unveiled at UN to commemorate Mandela Day

19 July 2019, 6:23 PM

A “Peace Bench” was unveiled on Nelson Mandela International Day at the United Nations in New York Thursday night in the hopes of inspiring the multilateral process and the need for more dialogue in the geo-political space.

The Chair of The Elders Mary Robinson

The Elders Chair concerned about Trump’s ‘poor leadership’

12 June 2019, 5:47 AM

“The problem is much wider than President Donald Trump but his poor leadership is aggravating the problem.” That was the concern expressed by the Chair of The Elders, Mary Robinson, as the group highlighted their concerns around the erosion of multilateralism during a visit to the United Nations (UN).


Save Nature to save ourselves: UN report

6 May 2019, 3:52 PM

Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity and ultimately our survival depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday.

Ebola worker

Ebola treatment centre in eastern DR Congo reopens after attack

4 March 2019, 1:31 PM

An Ebola treatment centre in  eastern DR Congo has reopened after an attack by gunmen last Wednesday forced its closure, the health ministry announced.



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