African countries are reportedly threatening to withdraw from the United Nations Security Council unless they are allocated a permanent seat.
- Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:46
- Godfrey Olukya
- Tuesday, 16 August 2016 16:18
- Graça Machel and Ricardo Lagos
The right to health is a basic human right, one that depends on access to timely and affordable health care of appropriate quality. Yet, we know that approximately 100 million people globally are needlessly pushed into poverty every year as a result of costly health care expenditure.
- Thursday, 04 August 2016 11:21
- Stphen Chan
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is not seeking a second term as chairperson of the African Union (AU), and she has not been a good chairperson. Her five-year term will finish towards the end of 2017. Most chairs are expected to serve two terms, so Dlamini-Zuma's decision to leave has prompted speculation that she wishes to begin a campaign to succeed her former husband, Jacob Zuma, as president of South Africa.
- Wednesday, 03 August 2016 16:05
- Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja
One of Pope Francis' most inspirational actions came almost exactly a year ago when he delivered his Encyclical on Ecology, entitled Laudato Si, writes Cardinal John Onaiyek, Archbishop of Abuja.