Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

As Worldwide Smoking Rates Fall, Africa’s Shoot Up — With Deadly Consequences

Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking

LONDON, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smoking tobacco results in the world’s deadliest preventable diseases, ending the …

Alors que les taux de tabagisme dans le monde reculent, ceux de l’Afrique grimpent en flèche — avec des conséquences mortelles

Des spécialistes de la santé publique se rendent au Malawi et au Kenya, et demandent que les Africains aient accès à des solutions moins risquées pour remplacer le tabac

LONDRES, 18 de marzo de 2019 …

Hundreds Protest in Sudan, Keep Pressure on Bashir

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Hundreds of protesters, mostly students, took to the streets in and near Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Monday, continuing a three-month wave of demonstrations that has posed the most serious challenge yet to President …

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

Uganda has stopped nationwide distribution of a United Nations food supplement called Super Cereal after two people died and more than 90 others came down with food poisoning.

The fortified porridge is suspected of making …

Israel’s exploitation of Palestinian resources is human rights violation, says UN expert

GENEVA Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory for its own use is in direct violation of its legal responsibilities as an occupying power, says UN Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk.

For nearly …

Israel’s exploitation of Palestinian resources is human rights violation, says UN expert

GENEVA Israel’s exploitation of natural resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory for its own use is in direct violation of its legal responsibilities as an occupying power, says UN Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk.

For nearly …

Invisible no more: People of African descent demand rights in Argentina

GENEVA / BUENOS AIRES Argentina must address the long-standing invisibility and persistent structural discrimination faced by Afro-Argentines, people of African descent and Africans, says a group of UN human rights experts* visiting the country.

Argentina …

Invisible no more: People of African descent demand rights in Argentina

GENEVA / BUENOS AIRES Argentina must address the long-standing invisibility and persistent structural discrimination faced by Afro-Argentines, people of African descent and Africans, says a group of UN human rights experts* visiting the country.

Argentina …

UN: Envoy Urges DRC to Form New Government Soon

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations’ top official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged President Felix Tshisekedi to form a new government without delay, as the country continues its first peaceful transition of power …