Millennium Development Goal

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 9th, 2013
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By Dr Goodluck Jonathan 1. It is with great personal joy that I welcome our distinguished guests to this very critical Summit. I would like to commence by paying special tribute to the Rockefeller Foundation, an organization which has done more to support scientific research than any other foundation...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 21st, 2013
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By Susana Edjang The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that have driven the global development agenda, since September 2000, when Kofi Annan, then Secretary-General of the United Nations, and 191 member states surprised the world by unanimously agreeing and making, the Millennium Declaration....
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Keffyalew Gebremedhin There are many of us who strongly believe that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been a major politico-economic initiative of the post-Cold War world. With the launch in September 2000 of UN-MDG by the UN General Assembly, the subsequent twelve years have unmistaka...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 17th, 2012
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A “model mother” from Gelsha kebele (village) in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, Zenitu Sheperaw is 24 years old with two young children. Her first child was often sick and crying at night as an infant, but after learning about better feeding practices, Zenitu has changed the way she feeds her second baby,...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2012
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Africa needs to boost agricultural productivity and address the debilitating hunger that affects 27 percent of its population if it is to sustain its economic boom, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Tuesday. African economies grew at an average of more than 5 percent during the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 21st, 2012
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Tanzania could save over 8,000 children’s lives by meeting its 2015 sanitation target, a new report released on Thursday by the international aid agency, WaterAid, has said. The lives of 8,448 children could be saved in Tanzania if it met its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to halve the proportion ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2012
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By Myles Wickstead Prime Minister, Congratulations on your appointment as Chair of the UN Panel on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This reflects the progress of a decade and a half in which the UK has taken an increasingly forward position on international development issues, highlights of w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 5th, 2012
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OSLO, Norway, January 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — To improve the health of mothers and newborn babies is the goal for a special partnership between Tanzania and Norway. This week the Norwegian Minister of Health, Ms Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen is here to learn about Tanzania’...
By benim
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Dec 2nd, 2010
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CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, yesterday refused to apologise to the upper chamber of the National Assembly over his claim that 25 per cent of the entire Federal Government overheads was going to the National Assembly alone. Much as the senators tried to get an un...
By benim
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Oct 25th, 2010
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The Kenyan Government is stepping up efforts to reduce maternal mortality in the country. The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation recently launched the National Road Map Strategic Plan for this purpose. The country has already made some advances in cutting down infant mortality. According to exp...