Category Archives: Human Rights

SWAZILAND: SWAZIS DEMAND DEMOCRACY

MBABANE, Thousands of people marched through the streets of Swaziland's capital Mbabane on Friday (8 September 2017) to deliver a petition which calls for democracy and socioeconomic justice to the country's Cabinet, writes Kenworthy News Media.The mar...

Kenyan Police Fire Tear Gas at Demonstrators

Kenyan police have fired tear gas at protesters who are calling for the ouster of election officials the demonstrators blame for the recent botched presidential election.Protests were held Monday in Nairobi, the capital, and the western city of Kisumu....

Militant Groups in Pakistan Rebrand Themselves as Political Parties

As international pressure is mounting on Islamabad to do more against militant groups operating from its soil, some militant groups are rebranding themselves as political parties."The Pakistan military is allowing militant, virulently anti-Indian group...

World’s Nations Make Progress on Some, But Not All, Health Goals

More than 60 percent of the world's nations are expected to meet some of their health targets in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The targets include reducing child and maternal deaths and deaths from malaria. However, fewer

Deepening Drought Hits Ethiopia Herders as Millions Go Hungry

ROME � Livestock are dying in parts of Ethiopia that are overwhelmingly reliant on their milk as deepening drought pushes up the number of districts in need of life-saving aid by 19 percent, according to a report released on Thursday.

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UN agencies supporting Eritrea on sustainable development path

Helping Eritrea to confront challenges such as food insecurity and infant mortality is the goal of the latest five-year plan between the UN and the government.The Horn of Africa country ranks at number 179 out of 188 nations on the