The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, CYFI, is a dynamic youth-based initiative launched in 2011 by the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos. … More
By Gabriel Demombynes, Ritva Reinikka (Published on the World Bank Blog as ‘Africa’s success story: Infant mortality down’ on Mon, … More
IT IS, says Gabriel Demombynes, of the World Bank’s Nairobi office, “a tremendous success story that has only barely been recognised”. Michael Clemens of the Centre for Global Development calls it simply “the biggest, best story in development”. It is the huge decline in child mortality now gathering pace across Africa.
I am alive, says the African Child ( Pix source: LagosCityPhotos) By Paul Okediji, medical doctor and blogger There has … More
The devastating effects of climate change may undermine MDG successes and impede sustainable development in Africa. This is reason we … More
National Youth Conference on Constitution Review: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 8:00 AM – Friday, October 12, 2012 at 6:00 … More
By Foluso Ajani, Maternal and Reproductive Health Advocate It is no longer news that Africa carries the highest maternal mortality … More
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the call … More
UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Thursday that the
first decline in international aid to developing countries in years is
jeopardizing the U.N. goal of reducing poverty by 2015 in many countries.
Culled from: The Washington Post
By Kamal Tayo Oropo (Guardian Nigeria) AFRICA has made significant progress in poverty reduction, primary education, women’s empowerment and in … More