UNDP Africa, Addis Ababa
Search for a New Beginning: Perceptions of Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South SudanJan 28, 2016A groundbreaking survey in South Sudan seeking views on how to deal with the country’s violent past has found significant support for perpetrators of violence to face trial, and for those missing or killed to be honoured publicly.
The Central African Republic heads to the ballot box to achieve sustainable peaceJan 1, 2016More than two million Central Africans went to the polls on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, to elect their president and their representatives in the National Assembly.
Greater inclusion of women and youth in work will spur human development in Sub-Saharan AfricaDec 14, 2015Reducing inequalities and the creation of work are critical for human development in the region, says the 2015 Human Development Report.
Central African Republic holds constitutional referendumDec 14, 2015On 13 December 2015, voters in the Central African Republic (CAR) went to the polls to give their judgment on the draft Constitution.
Ethiopia and Kenya join hands on cross-border initiative to boost sub-regional peace and developmentDec 7, 2015The cross-border programme builds on ongoing development initiatives in the area, and is engaging a wide range of stakeholders including civil society, private sector, faith-based organizations, peace committees, development partners and philanthropic organizations.
Addressing climate change and poverty as one in MalawiDec 3, 2015The government of Malawi has been struggling to end poverty since independence in 1964, banking its strategies on the proceeds from its agro based economy. Sadly, climate change entered the scene and dramatically disturbed the farming sector.
Africa: Smart measures required to weather commodity boom-bust cyclesDec 1, 2015Governments in Africa should put into place fiscal rules, sovereign wealth funds and other mechanisms to buffer their economies from the commodities roller-coaster, according to a new report issued here by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).