School meals give children energy to learn. It is only through education that any country can advance.
"We expect many more African children to be protected from malaria and grow into healthy adults," said Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's Africa director.
U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the U.N. policy on "persona non grata" only applies to states, and therefore does not apply to U.N. personnel.
Morocco's trying to seek "the necessary balance between facilitating the movement of people...and combating clandestine immigration," its foreign minister said.
"It is an indictment on humanity that more than 82 percent of the world's vaccine doses have been acquired by wealthy countries," South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The decline in the COVID-19 fatality rate in vaccinated populations is evidence of the efficacy of vaccines.
Officials from South Africa's national parks agency said that the African penguins and honeybees have typically been able to coexist in the area.
"This is a moral indictment of the state of our world," the secretary-general said. "We passed the science test. But we are getting an F in ethics."
French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Twitter that Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi had been killed by French forces, calling it a "major victory."
The elephant was shot dead following the incident, and people have been urged not to get close to the animals in the Zimbabwe park.
Even though improvements in democracy and security are clearly very far from continent-wide—where they are undeniable, they should steadily challenge perceptions that Africa and Africans are merely recipients of aid, lacking in agency.
U.S. health officials announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans amid the surging Delta variant and signs that vaccines' effectiveness is slipping.
We have to refrain from implementing a cookie-cutter approach.
Boko Haram's 12 years of gruesome activity demonstrates that just as the journey to radicalization was a long, meticulous process, so must be the efforts to counter it.
Salonga National Park has been on the danger list since 1999, but has now been taken off following important conservation improvements.
Looking at both where and when attacks against houses of worship and religious communities have happened in the past in west and central Africa is critical to making this year different than the last.
Nelson Mandela and his generation bequeathed us the blueprint for a future in which South Africa belongs to all who live in it, with equal and equitable access to all its wealth for the benefit of all. It is incumbent upon us to start building South Africa 2.0, a generation later.
Using 3D technology could help speed up access to education in developing countries.
Fortunately, passengers on the plane were wearing masks so the risk of the virus spreading is low.
About 10 percent of people globally are likely undernourished and hunger eclipsed population growth in 2020, according to a report by five U.N. agencies.
Somaliland has proven during 30 years of independence the power of democracy in an unsettled world.
"France doesn't have the vocation or the will to stay eternally in the Sahel," French President Emmanuel Macron said as France prepares to reduce its forces.
What South Sudan needs most immediately is food and there is lack of funding to provide this critical aid.
There were 20,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in the country on Friday for a total of 1.9 million, with 66,323 deaths.