More than 70 million people displaced worldwide - UNHCR
Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations and Norwegian Refugee Council said on Wednesday.
World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN
The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027.
DR Congo increases security after attacks on Ebola treatment centers
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations have stepped up security for Ebola patients and healthcare workers after armed groups recently carried out attacks on treatment centers in the outbreak hotspots in the country's east.
Shiites storm United Nations office in Nigeria, demand support to free El-Zakzaky
Shiites storm United Nations office in Nigeria, demand support to free El-Zakzaky.
Improving quality of primary education in Nigeria
The United Nations says families in Nigeria spend approximately 20 percent of GDP per capita on preschool-related expenditures annually. Euphrates Efose, Chief of Education at UNICEF Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss evaluate this data and look at strategies for improving the quality of primary Education in Nigeria.
Understanding the financing needs for commercial real estate in Nigeria
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.
Women not safe at home
A United Nations (UN) study has said the most dangerous place for women is in their home. The study says women are most at risk in their house which is supposed to be their safe haven.
Nigerians must rise up for a revolution in 2019 - Moghalu
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.
World toilet day
4.5 billion people globally live without safe toilets while 892 million people still practice open defecation. The United Nations aims to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet and that no-one practices open defecation by 2030.
Peacekeepers search for landmines in Mali's volatile north
Guinean peacekeepers with the United Nations Mission in Mali carry out routine de-mining operations in a restive northern region where explosive devices continue to pose a threat.