Africa has done remarkably well in reducing maternal mortality but lacks behind in child mortality
Commissioner of Social Affairs at the African Union, Dr Mustapha S. Kaloko said despite some recorded progress on the status of maternal, new born and child health in Africa, the continent still falls short to meet the targets set for the MDGs.
The 20th AU summit which is taking place from the 21st of January is being held under the theme of ‘Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance.’ In his exclusive coverage for Addis Standard Tesfalem Waldyes has captured momentous pictures of participants of the ongoing summit.
Slowly but surely Somalia is on its way to enjoy a stable government
The 46th extra ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) council of Ministers meeting, on Wednesday Jan. 3rd discussed and accepted a grand stabilization plan presented to the summit by the Government of the Republic of Somalia on stabilization of Somalia.