Over seven million people now receiving HIV treatment in Africa – UN Report

  UN NEWS SERVICE, 21 MAY 2013 The number of people in Africa receiving antiretroviral treatment increased from less than 1 million to 7.1 million over seven years, according to a United Nations report which documents the progress in the AIDS response in the world’s second largest continent. … read more »

Kofi Annan: Africa plundered by secret mining deals

Africa plundered. Tax avoidance, secret mining deals and financial transfers are depriving Africa of the benefits of its resources boom, ex-UN chief Kofi Annan has said. Source: BBC News  

North Korea in “state of war”…

North Korea has announced that it has entered a “state of war” with South Korea and would deal with every inter-Korean issue accordingly. “As of now, inter-Korea relations enter a state of war and all matters between the two Koreas will be handled according to wartime protocol,” the North said in a joint statement attributed […]