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Despite some success by Africa in achieving much of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), improved maternal heath has proved the hardest to deliver.  (Photo: An expectant mother.  AMO/Nikki

Amina Mohammed is the United Nations secretary-general’s former special adviser on post-2015 development planning. She was heavily involved in planning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a new development

This year’s summit of the African Union (AU) which turned 50 in 2013, followed an intensive round of planning for the next 50 years. The summit, in Addis

New York, 12 March 2013 – The United Nations and partners invite people all over the world to participate in setting the world’s future development agenda by voting

Half of primary school age children in sub-Saharan Africa to reach adolescence unable to read, write, or perform basic numeracy tasks. Africa faces a twin crisis of access to education

Information is the way to development: African citizens have a Right to Know - On International Right to Know Day - 28 September - the Institute for Democracy

August 13, 2010 - Ambassador Bockari K. Stevens, today signed on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone, a Financing Agreement for the Sierra Leone Reproductive and Child

How are the Millennium Development Goals playing out across Africa? In the first of a series assessing their impact, we asked the talented blind musician Sorie Kondi to

We the concerned citizens of Africa reiterate that Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are the world’s shared development agenda to reduce major aspects of human poverty. We recall that in