Children should have optimal conditions for development – regardless of their parents’ income. This applies both in Germany and worldwide, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her current podcast. Next Tuesday is International Children’s Rights […]
Opinion: “Benefits of Kofi Annan’s Funeral to Ghana”? What a Stupid Question! By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
It is a question that no intelligent reporter would have asked the Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Minister, but it was contextually quite understandable although not the least bit acceptable . Incidentally, the recently deceased […]
Ghana is ready to receive the mortal remains of its illustrious son, Kofi Annan, who headed the United Nations (UN) from 1997 to 2006. President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo is at the Kotoka International Airport to […]
Opinion: Why Trump and Giuliani Could Never Pay Any Sincere Tribute to Kofi Annan – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
If you lived in New York City between 1995 and 2010, when Mr. Kofi Atta Annan, of Ghana, served as the first Black-African and the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization (UN), you would […]
This writeup is not exactly your typical tribute. You see, the glorious passing of a great and distinguished global diplomat like Mr. Kofi Atta Annan (1938-2018) – I don’t do numbers, but I can’t simply […]
African youth demand a seat at the table – Voices of young Africans are becoming difficult to ignore By Busani Bafana
A new wave is sweeping across Africa. Elections on the continent are increasingly yielding younger leadership than ever before. From presidents to ministers and governors, senators to members of parliament, Africa’s young people are demanding […]
ZONGONEWS EDITORIAL: Global Education – International Migrant Destinations Part 13 – By Lesley Shepperson
Over recent weeks we have looked at some of the many challenges that are associated with international migration and the national and global responses that have been employed to alleviate some of the perceived and […]
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, September 2017 International tourism – strongest half-year results since 2010
Destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million international tourists in the first six months of 2017, some 36 million more than in the same period of 2016. At 6%, growth was well above the trend of recent […]
Juba, 6 September 2017 – South Sudan’s disease burden is rising rapidly in the midst of a protracted conflict that is causing widespread displacement and a major food crisis. Malaria season is underway across much […]
ZongoNews Editorial: Global Education – International Migrant Destinations Part 12 – By Lesley Shepperson
The most recent data concerning the global population is fascinating. According to United Nations, on average there are 100 women for every 102 men, 26% of the 7.6 billion world’s population are children aged 15 […]