COVID-19 denying 60% children education globally, says UNDP
School closures by authorities to stem the spread of the COVID-19 scourge have left some 60 per cent of the world’s children without education, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Rwanda deploys robots to fight COVID-19
Rwanda is set to fight COVID-19 with humanoid robots that will help minimise risks of infections among health care workers, authorities.
Ruling party retains sweeping majority in Cameroon
President Paul Biya's party has retained an absolute majority in Cameroon's parliament, the constitutional council announced Friday after the controversial February 9 vote.
Countries harp on science-based action for hazardous wastes elimination
Faced with the dangers of hazardous chemicals, representatives of about 11 African countries have canvassed for improve capacity and interface between science
Reshaping job creation paradigms for entrepreneurship growth
The rapid increase in youth population in Africa is becoming a challenge rather than an opportunity for economic growth.
UNDP commits $6m to 150 projects in Nigeria, says co-ordinator
The Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) implemented by UNDP says it has supported 150 projects with more than $6 million in Nigeria.
Centre advocates inclusive society through vocational training for youths, PWDs
Following the footsteps of Lagos State in ensuring that persons living with disabilities are not left behind, Simply Exponential at the 2019 reunion of graduates...
Inequality threatening human development, new global report warns
A new report released yesterday by the United Nations (UN) Development Programme (UNDP) has revealed that in spite of global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and diseases...