African Leaders Urged to Do More on MDGs

Monday, September 27, 2010 - 14:22
African leaders say they could do more to meet United Nations Millennium Development Goals
African leaders say they could do more to meet United Nations (UN) goals to slash extreme poverty and urged stronger leadership among developing countries to tackle hunger and disease and attract investment.

Speaking at the UN poverty summit in New York, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, pointed out that if Africa fails to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, the world would have failed.

In the same vein, UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, announced a multibillion-dollar strategy to boost women's and children's health.

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