Why Bill Gates is Optimistic About Africa

Updated: Thu 24 Jul, 11:49 am

Addressing students at Addis Ababa University, where he was presented with an honorary degree, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, set out why he is optimistic for Africa's … read more »

New Thinking Needed On Food Aid for Refugees

Updated: Tue 8 Jul, 04:34 am

A substantial increase in the need for food assistance has led to a sizeable funding shortfall, prompting UN agencies to cut food aid to refugees, and has also prompted a new approach to crises. read more »

S. Sudan Children in Desperate Need of Aid

Updated: Wed 16 Jul, 10:20 am

Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières says the rates of malnutrition among children in conflict-affected areas is "shocking". read more »