In Zimbabwe, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador calls for more protection of child victims of sexual violence

By | 10 May 2017

8 May 2017 – Drawing attention to the harrowing traumas of child victims of sexual violence, a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for greater recognition of the fact that it is “not OK” for children to be touched inappropriately as well as for raising awareness among youngsters that under-age… Read More »

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL – MESSAGE ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 3 May 2017

By | 3 May 2017

Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless. Media workers suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death. We need leaders to defend a free media. This is crucial to counter prevailing misinformation.And we need everyone to stand for our right to truth.On World Press Freedom Day, I… Read More »

Experts call for robust surveillance and coordinated approaches in tackling Fall armyworm (FAW) infestation

By | 28 April 2017

26 April 2017, Nairobi – Experts attending a technical meeting convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Nairobi to discuss the Fall armyworm infestation in Southern Africa in particular and the rest of Africa have called for robust monitoring of the pest in order to respond effectively. They include… Read More »