Opinion Editorial – On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, SA

By | 25 May 2018

Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East and Southern Africa Regional Office, writes on Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause The cycle of poverty is a complex phenomenon, yet an intervention that tackles just one of its elements can make a world of difference. Take an initiative at a primary school in… Read More »

The Secretary – General’s message on Africa Day

By | 25 May 2018

In March this year, Africa’s leaders launched the African Continental Free Trade Area.  Representing one of the largest markets in the world, with 1.2 billion consumers, the Free Trade Area can boost regional integration, drive economic growth, generate jobs for young Africans, alleviate poverty and lead to more stable and peaceful societies. 

Legislators in Africa address food security and nutrition challenges

By | 14 May 2018

14 May 2018, Midrand, South Africa — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is strengthening the capacity of Africa Legislators to address food security and nutrition challenges on the continent. This follows a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) signed between FAO and Pan Africa Parliament titled “Strengthening capacities of Parliamentarians in Africa for… Read More »