Category Archives: Science

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General.**TraffickingThis morning, the Secretary-General addressed the Security Council on the topic of human trafficking. He told t...

News in Brief 20 November 2017 (AM)

WHO calls for release of kidnapped doctor following attack on Libya health facilityAn attack on a health facility in Libya and the kidnapping of one of its doctors has been condemned by the World Health Organization (WHO).The incident occurred in


CAPE TOWN, Manufacturing forms the backbone of South Africa's economy and is an integral element in addressing some of the challenges facing the country, said President Jacob Zuma when he answered questions posed in the National Council of Provinces (N...

Ambassador Sobashima addresses the Kabwe Chamber of Commerce and Industry at its Annual Gala Dinner

Mr. Hidenobu Sobashima, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Zambia, addressed the Kabwe Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) at its Annual Gala Dinner held in a hotel in Kabwe, under the theme of The Private Sector's Contributions in

Conflicts, climatic change drive food insecurity and undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa – UN

Adverse climatic conditions, a sluggish global economy and conflicts are key factors driving food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations agriculture agency said on Thursday.According to the Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) 2017 A...

“We will not allow ourselves to be limited:” UN Gender Award winner

"One woman at a time," the vision of gender in peacekeeping will change.That's the optimistic view of the recipient of the United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year award, Major Seitbebasto Pearl Block from South Africa, who serves as