Nelson Mandela joined the African National Congress in 1944. The United Nations held its first Nelson Mandela Day in 2010 on Mandela’s birthday, July 18. In that time, the man had devoted 67 years of his life to public service.
The good news is that hunger is decreasing globally. The number of chronically hungry people shrank from nearly one in five people worldwide between 1990 and 1992, to about one in eight people between 2010 and 2012. That is real progress, but it is too soon to celebrate.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Organization of African Unity (OAU).
The passing of Donald Payne is a real loss for the United States and Africa.
“Eco-friendly” strategies are becoming a top priority around the globe — International Development is no exception to the rule. Africare President Julius E. Coles spoke at Princeton University April 11 on the new solutions demanded of some of Africa’s most challenging questions in development.
Julius E. Coles, president of Africare, recently spoke as part of a series of talks on Global Health where he asserted that Africa’s prospects point to a bright future for the continent.