Africa 26.5.2017 10:57 am

UN chief: Humanity can benefit and learn from Africa

UN secretary-general António Guterres says the partnership between the global body and Africa, is rooted in a deep sense of gratitude.

“Africa Day” 2017 comes at an important moment in the continent’s endeavours towards peace, inclusive economic growth and sustainable development, United Nations secretary-general António Guterres has said, urging humanity to listen and learn with the people of Africa.

UN chief: Humanity can benefit and learn from Africa
UN chief: Humanity can benefit and learn from Africa

UN chief: Humanity can benefit and learn from Africa

UN secretary-general António Guterres says the partnership between the global body and Africa, is rooted in a deep sense of gratitude.

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South Sudan statistics are troubling, Washington tells UN briefing

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Uganda police arrest 100 machete attackers
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Uganda police arrest 100 machete attackers

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Zambia considers moving capital to rural area – minister
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Zambia considers moving capital to rural area – minister

‘The city is over-crowded, and so the sensible thing to do is move the capital out.’
Mugabe’s daughter appointed to Zimbabwe censor board
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Mugabe’s daughter appointed to Zimbabwe censor board

Mugabe’s nephews Patrick Zhuwao and Walter Chidhakwa are ministers of youth and mining respectively.
AMISOM supplies water for Mogadishu community
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AMISOM supplies water for Mogadishu community

The project was prioritised by the community as critical for their survival and well being.
Nigeria seizes illegal arms shipment
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Nigeria seizes illegal arms shipment

The consignment originated in Turkey and was covered with plaster of Paris to try to avoid detection.
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Destruction of Nigerian radio station an affront on press freedom – CPJ

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Time to redefine ourselves as Africans – Mthethwa

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Fourth person dies from Ebola in Congo – WHO

Two of the 37 cases were confirmed as Ebola, while three, including the latest death, are considered Ebola-related, while 32 were suspected.

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