Africa's Regions Produce Mixed Reports on MDGs

Reports on how far Africa is progressing towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals are mixed.
  • Madagascar:  Govt Bows Out of UN Speaker's Podium

    UN News Service, 23 September 2010

    General Assembly President Joseph Deiss today acknowledged Madagascar's commitment to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as the African nation announced its decision... read more »

  • East Africa:  Tanzania And Burundi Lag Behind As Uganda Advances On MDGs

    The East African, 20 September 2010

    Tanzania and Burundi are lagging behind their fellow East African Community member states in meeting the Millennium Development more »

  • Southern Africa:  Paying for Social Protection

    Inter Press Service, 17 September 2010

    Despite the Southern Africa region sustaining an annual growth rate of six percent, the U.N. Summit on the Millennium Development Goals will hear that the majority of Southern... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Country Will Achieve MDGs Target On Child Mortality Reduction'

    Leadership, 21 September 2010

    Nigeria is reasonably on course to achieve the target of MDGs on reducing child mortality with a fall from 100 per 1,000 to 75 per 1,000 live births between 2003 and 2008" These... read more »

  • South Africa:  Mixed Progress on Development Goals

    Inter Press Service, 17 September 2010

    With five years left till the Millennium Development Goals' 2015 deadline, civil society groups say South Africa has made progress on some goals but regressed on more »

  • Mozambique:  Govt Hopes to Meet Development Goal on Water Supply

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 September 2010

    Every day Ster Mamboza, 37, covers 19 km on a bicycle over sand and gravel roads to the well at Machaze, in the southern Mozambican province of Manica, carrying two 20-litre... read more »

  • Ghana:  Breakthrough Action Plan Required to Achieve MDGs

    Accra Mail, 19 September 2010

    The Government of Ghana and other world leaders will converge at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to review the status of the MDGs. The MDGs are the least development... read more »

  • East Africa:  Scorecard Out Soon On Region's MDGs Feat

    The East African, 20 September 2010

    The performance of all East African countries will be evaluated in great detail at the UN Summit on Millennium Development Goals, scheduled for September 20 to more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Sanctions Hurt MDGs - President

    The Herald, 22 September 2010

    Zimbabwe's efforts to meet its Millennium Development Goals have been pinned back by the illegal Western sanctions on the country, President Mugabe has more »