Ethiopia: Northern aid access improving but some areas still hard to reach
© WFP/Sinisa Marolt – Food is delivered to 450,000 people in northern Ethiopia who have been affected by conflict. New York, USA, 03 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/ UN humanitarians on Thursday reported that aid access in the north is continuing to improve with aid operations expanding following last November’s ceasefire agreement, but some... Read more
Reaching the Last Mile and Speak Up Africa launch initiative to mobilize youth leaders in support of efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDS) in Africa
Youth leadership initiative will provide funding, mentorship and resources to youth-led organizations working to end NTDs in their communities Participants will receive grants and training to strengthen their capacity to engage in policy and decision-making spaces, and to position them as leaders in the movement to eliminate NTDs The... Read more
African leaders commit to end AIDS among children by 2030
© UNICEF/Karin Schermbrucker – Phiona works as a Peer Mother at the Rugaga IV Health Centre in Uganda to train and support mothers to deliver HIV-free babies. New York, USA, 02 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/ UN agencies have welcomed a pledge by 12 African countries to end AIDS in children by... Read more
Mali: Independent rights experts call for probe into Wagner Group’s alleged crimes
© UNOCHA/Michele Cattani – A displaced family sit in front of their tent at an informal camp in Bagoundié in Mali. New York, USA, 01 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/ Top UN-appointed independent rights experts on Tuesday called on the authorities in Mali to launch an immediate probe into the mass execution of civilians... Read more
Safeguarding democracy: why digital transformation of the electoral process is critical
by Titilayo Adewumi, Managing Director at SAP West Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 31 January 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As Africa’s largest democracy gears up for its hotly contested elections, the question of technology’s role in enhancing the voting process is once again in the spotlight.  Nigeria goes to the polls in February... Read more
Heal by hair: Bluemind Foundation launches the second edition of the first movement of hairdresser ambassadors for mental health in africa  
The post Heal by hair: Bluemind Foundation launches the second edition of the first movement of hairdresser ambassadors for mental health in africa   appeared first on Under the high sponsorship of mrs. Nasseneba Toure, ivorian minister of women, family, and children.  Abidjan, Lomé, Douala and Paris, 31 January 2023 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Bluemind... Read more
Libya: human rights abuses must be addressed, says UN probe
© UNICEF/Alessio Romenzi – Migrants sit in the courtyard of a detention centre in Libya. (file) New York, USA, 31 January 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/ Top UN-appointed independent rights investigators on Monday urged the authorities to share more information on mass graves and other serious crimes linked to the country’s civil war. The UN... Read more
South Africa supports calls for global co-operation to boost trade and address economic challenges and climate change
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 30 January 2022/ African Media Agency (AMA)/- The 53rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, concluded on Friday, 20 January 2023. World leaders and corporate executives expressed hope that the looming recession facing the global economy could be avoided if countries collaborated... Read more
Aleph Hospitality Continues Africa Expansion With New Upscale Hotel In Ghana
The Pelican Hotel in Accra is the Dubai-based company’s first property in Ghana The Pelican Hotel, Accra DUBAI, UAE, 30 January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Dubai-based independent hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality, has signed an agreement to operate The Pelican Hotel in Accra, marking the Group’s first entry into... Read more
Internally displaced persons face challenges upon returning to their homes in Tambura
With relative peace having been restored, thousands of displaced persons are returning to their homes in villages around Tambura. Photos: Denis Louro Oliver/UNMISS DENIS LOURO OLIVER/FILIP ANDERSSON Juba, South Sudan, 30 January 2022, /African Media Agency/ Westen Equatoria-  A steady stream of spontaneous returnees has been making its way... Read more