Daily Archives: August 9, 2017

Protecting rights and dignity of indigenous peoples 'is protecting everyone's rights' – UN

9 August 2017 &#150 Ten years after the adoption of the the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, progress in several countries has been made in formally recognizing indigenous peoples, but overwhelmingly they …

More resources needed to pull countries “back from the brink” of famine

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A medical practitioner uses a Mid Upper-Arm Circumference (MUAC) measuring tape on a child indicating Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) at a mobile clinic at a temporary settlement for families forced

Ambassadors offer N1000 start up to fans in Western Lotto Mega Upgrade Promo

LAGOS, Nigeria, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celebrity brand ambassadors are offering their fans N1000 to join them in participating in the Western Lotto Mega Upgrade Promo that kicked off August 4 to last …

UN agencies supporting Eritrea on sustainable development path

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OCHA Operations Director John Ging in the field. Photo: OCHA/L. Fultang (file)

Helping Eritrea to confront challenges such as food insecurity and infant mortality is the goal of the latest …

DR Congo Scientists Prevent Avian Influenza Outbreak Using Nuclear Techniques

Scientists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have identified a new outbreak of avian influenza using highly specific and sensitive nuclear-derived techniques. Thanks to a quick detection and characterization of the virus …