January 11, 2023

Security situation in Sahel has worsened: UN envoy

UNITED NATIONS— The security situation has deteriorated in large parts of West Africa and the Sahel despite efforts by national security forces and international partners, said a UN envoy.In the past six months, more than 10,000 schools across the Sahe…

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1 child or youth died every 4.4 seconds in 2021: UN

UNITED NATIONS— An estimated 5 million children died before their fifth birthday and another 2.1 million children and youth aged between 5 and 24 years lost their lives in 2021, according to the latest estimates released by the UN Inter-agency Group fo…

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