The people of Burundi and Chad annually celebrate Republic Day on November 28.
Pen International set aside November 15 as the day of the imprisoned writer to create public awareness on the prosecution of writers in general. Each year, it focuses on specific imprisoned writers to highlight their circumstances and encourage the public to take action on behalf of these writers.
Today is World Diabetes Day earmarked to raise awareness about addressing the growing concerns about the escalating health threats posed by the condition.
Today is International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, which is an opportunity to recognize the environment as another victim of war. It is an opportunity to take steps to reduce the collateral damage from conflicts and protect the natural resources that are so crucial for sustainable development.
Today we join the world to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.
Greetings Africa, on this day we are observing the World Cities Day. The day is set aside to promote the interest of the international community in global urbanisation and in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanisation.