The United Nations expects Nigeria to become the third most populous country in the world by 2030. The country's real estate sector would require innovative funding structures to accommodate the housing needs of the growing population.
Kingsley Chinedu Moghalu, the Young Progressives Party (YPP), is a political economist, lawyer, former United Nations official, and professor in International Business and Public Policy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
A new United Nations report details abuses being committed against civilians in South Sudan's Western Equatoria region, following fighting in the region this year. The study indicates that abductions, forced child soldier recruits and sexual slavery of girls were perpetrated by both government and rebel forces.
In recognition of the role of charity in alleviating humanitarian crises and human suffering as well as the efforts of charitable organizations and individuals, including the work of Mother Teresa, the General Assembly of the United Nations designated the 5th of September, as the International Day of Charity.
The music veteran and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka is set to be honoured for the work she does on the continent at the inaugural summit taking place this Women’s' Month. Yvonne Chaka Chaka is a champion for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the United Nations MDG Envoy for Africa, and the Goodwill Ambassador for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership.