UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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December 11, 2012

  • Africa: In the Twilight Zone [analysis]

    Covering the UN climate change talks is, in many ways, a surreal experience. This year's talks - the 18th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate... Read more »

August 24, 2012

  • Africa: A Quiet Small Water Revolution

    Quietly, a revolution to develop cheap ways to draw water for irrigation is unfolding in small villages and rural regions in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, a new three-year... Read more »

May 25, 2012

  • Africa: Remedying Global Health R&D

    Researchers are calling for a binding global health convention that requires all governments to share the costs of research and development (R&D), stating that such an... Read more »

April 24, 2012

April 19, 2012

April 17, 2012

  • Somalia: Women Runners Go Gold

    The Somali Athletics Federation will select one female runner from a field of 10 to compete in the 400-metres at this year's London Olympics. Read more »

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