GENEVA - Preparations for the observation of the United Nations' 75th anniversary are underway as the world body's ability to maintain global peace and security appears ever more tenuous. The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War...Read More
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International action to drive down cholera led to a 60 per cent decrease in cases in 2018, compared with the previous year, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday. This points to what the UN agency described as an encouraging trend in...Read More
ATLANDA, GA. - South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019, giving the country its second title in in three years in a pageant that also saw strong showings from contestants from Puerto Rico and Mexico. Tunzi, a 26-ye...Read More
NAIROBI - What's wrong with being a plucky hero running from demon monkeys or a glamorous model in dress up games? Players too often get sucked into worlds full of violence and unhealthy body images, according to Jay Shapiro, co-founder of Kenya-based ...Read More
LEPHALALE (Limpopo), South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday launched a campaign to curb femicide and attacks against women, urging men to change their sexist and patriarchal attitudes.The mindset is fuelling gender violence in South Africa, ...Read More