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Astellas Global Health Foundation Makes Inaugural Grant to the END Fund

First Foundation Grant Focused on Access to Health Addresses Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Democratic Republic of Congo NORTHBROOK, USA, December 11, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Today, the Astellas Global Health Foundation announced its first grant since the Foundation’s inception, awarding $750,000 to the END Fund, a prominent philanthropic organization...

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A la COP25, appel à l’action collective face à l’urgence climatique
Source: Nations Unies - Dec 11, 2019

A l’ouverture du segment de haut niveau de la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le climat (COP25) mardi à Madrid, en Espagne, plusieurs responsables onusiens ont lancé un appel à l’action collective face à l’urgence climatique. NEW YORK, USA, December 11, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- « Il est impératif que nous produisions...

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Failure to register newborns leaves millions ‘invisible’ warns UN Children’s Fund
Source: United Nations - Dec 11, 2019

While the number of registered births has significantly increased over the past decade, one quarter of children globally remain unaccounted for, leaving them vulnerable and “invisible”,  the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. NEW YORK, USA, December 11, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- UNICEF reports that the births of one in four children under-five, or some 166 million children globally,...

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L’ONU ouvre un bureau des droits de l’homme au Niger
Source: Nations Unies - Dec 11, 2019

A la veille de la Journée des droits de l’homme, la Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme (HCDH), Michelle Bachelet, et le gouvernement du Niger ont officialisé lundi un accord visant à ouvrir le tout premier Bureau des droits de l’homme de l’ONU dans ce pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest....

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Kenya: Elusive Justice for Gross Injustice, Abuse
Source: Human Rights Watch - Dec 10, 2019

6 Years On, No Action on Truth, Justice, Reconciliation Report NAIROBI, Kenya, December 10, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Kenyan National Assembly has blocked justice and reparations for victims of human rights violations by failing to consider the findings of a 2013 report by the country’s Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), a coalition...

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Protecting Uganda’s Future – Its Children
Source: US Embassy in Uganda - Dec 10, 2019

Today is Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.  It’s a day to remind us that everyone must play a vital role in championing human rights and protecting those in need. An op-ed by Ambassador Deborah Malac KAMPALA, Uganda, December 10,...

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41 New Peace Corps Volunteers Strengthen U.S.-Cameroon Ties
Source: US Embassy in Cameroon - Dec 9, 2019

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, December 9, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On December 3, 2019, Ambassador Barlerin and Governor Awa Fonka Augustine presided over the swearing-in ceremony for 41 new Peace Corps Volunteers at the Salle des Fetes Olympia in Foumbot. Peace Corps’ uninterrupted cooperation with Cameroon since 1962 has not only contributed to...

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