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Delegates in Fifth Committee Consider Cost Savings, Efficiency, as Supply Chain Chief Unveils Plan to Revamp Operational Logistics Support for Peackeeping Missions

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budget) today asked for details on cost savings and efficiency as the Organization’s top official for supply chain management unveiled the Secretariat’s plan to restructure the way the Department of …

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New guidelines from WHO recommend a simpler, safer treatment for cryptococcal disease in people living with HIV

Rapid AdviceCryptococcal disease is one of the most important opportunistic infections among people living with advanced HIV disease and is a major contributor to illness, disability and mortality, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.New guidelines deve…

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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Increases Food Insecurity in Africa

U.S. government officials warn that many African countries will continue to face shortages and high food prices as long as Russia continues to wage war against Ukraine, from which Africa gets much of its wheat and cooking oil.Speaking to journalists on…

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Pro-democracy Leaders, Jailed Journalist Among US ‘Women of Courage’ Honorees

WASHINGTON — The United States honored 12 women from Colombia, Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Vietnam and other countries, with the State Department saying they have demonstrated leadership and a willingness to sacrifice for others at an “International Women of…

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Pro-democracy Leaders, Jailed Journalist Among US ‘Women of Courage’ Honorees

WASHINGTON — The United States honored 12 women from Colombia, Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Vietnam and other countries, with the State Department saying they have demonstrated leadership and a willingness to sacrifice for others at an “International Women of…

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‘More than a picnic.’ Black family reunions keep ties — and tradition — strong

Published by The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Inside Fred Witherspoon’s house, the phone rings off the hook. His wife, Renee, starts the car to…

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UN Environment Summit Adopts Historic Agreement on Plastic Waste

The United Nations Environment Assembly, meeting in Nairobi, has adopted a resolution detailing what to do about plastic pollution. It calls for two years of negotiations toward a comprehensive, international treaty on the full life cycle of plastics.D…

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US begins counter-terrorism training in Africa amid upheaval

JACQUEVILLE (Ivory Coast)— The United States’ yearly counter-terrorism training program for African forces began on Sunday in Ivory Coast at a time of upheaval in which Islamist fighters control large areas, coups are on the rise and French forces are …

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