United Nations

Africa needs to realise its philanthropic potential

Carl Manlan

Although the dearth of global funding could be viewed as a tragedy, it represents a tremendous opportunity


Migrants and refugees make a significant contribution

Migrants and refugees also face gross discrimination from the communities they settle in


Ambassador spreads fear in Geneva

Athandiwe Saba

She locked officials in a boardroom for five hours when some employees didn’t attend a meeting


Adopt strategies that address plight of ‘invisible’ children

According to Unicef, the births of about 230-million children under the age of five have never been registered


Myanmar's opium farmers cling on to lucrative crop

Agency

In 2018, the area of opium poppy cultivation in the country dropped by 10% to 37 300 hectares from the previous year