Stepped-up investment to enhance health systems in sub-Saharan Africa is essential to help the continent’s children, according to a new report by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched today. (more…)
Archive for May, 2008
South Africa – Thousands of foreigners fleeing South Africa in the aftermath of the ongoing xenophobic attacks are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, prior to and after arrival in their home countries with IOM receiving constant requests for voluntary return assistance from many different nationalities. (more…)
UNICEF responds to emergency needs of children and women affected by xenophobic violence in South Africa27th May 2008 Uncategorized
Pretoria – UNICEF South Africa has joined forces with the cities of Johannesburg, Ekhuruleni, and Tshwane, areas hardest hit by the violence, to provide emergency relief supplies to meet immediate needs of vulnerable women and children. (more…)
Beaten and robbed by a South African mob, a father of seven returns to Malawi traumatized. But Begson Lubelo bears no grudges.
Johannesburg – “An African must save an African” says 40-year old Begson Lubelo philosophically, as he waits at a makeshift bus stop near Johannesburg’s Park Station for a bus to take him home to Malawi. (more…)