Month: August 2019

SOUTH SUDAN: Women Humanitarians are honoured on World Humanitarian Day

(Juba, 19 August 2019): On World Humanitarian Day, the Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Alain Noudéhou, said more needs to be done to address the risks faced by women humanitarians and combat the pre-existing inequalities and discrimination that are reinforced by conflict and violence, leading to unique risks for women and girls. Mr. Noudéhou said: “I

Partnership for Recovery and Resilience

21st August 2019 – The Partnership for Recovery and Resilience (PfRR) will conduct a one-day meeting to take stock of the status of Partnership activity progress in Yambio and Aweil. Local government and communities are working to create an environment to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience and the meeting will share their experiences on successes, risks, opportunities,

Exclusive breastfeeding rates up in South Sudan as country marks World Breastfeeding Week

Sharp increase following the development of infant nutrition guidelines by the Ministry of Health and UNICEF supported training of healthcare providers on appropriate feeding practices for young children Juba, South Sudan, 1 August 2019 – South Sudan’s exclusive breastfeeding rate increased from 45% in 2010 to 74% in 2018. The development of the Maternal Infant and Young

Africa: NBA announces roster of boys and girls teams that will represent Africa in the Jr. NBA Global Championship

NBA announces roster of boys and girls teams that will represent Africa in the Jr. NBA Global Championship Twenty Youth Players from Eight African Countries selected to compete in Second Jr. NBA Global Championship in U.S. Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Florida JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July