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UN Security Council issues statement on Somalia election…

The United Nations Security Council has called on Somali leaders to resume talks immediately to prepare for new elections, hoping to resolve electoral disputes and resolve the country's political crisis. The Security Council recommended that…

NEWS: “Congo Is Not Burning” – Leïla Zerrougui

Leïla Zerrougui the head of the United Nations Mission In DR Congo has insisted the the country isn't burning contrary to what is been written by the media and what's speculated around, Zerrougui made this…

African nations drag US to UN human rights…

African nations have prepared a draft resolution at the U.N.’s top human rights body that singles out the United States and would launch intense international scrutiny of systemic racism against people of African descent in…

Cobhams Asuquo gets top UN appointment

The United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has appointed award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador. Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Nigeria Representative, announced this in a statement on Wednesday. He said…

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IED attack kills three Chadian peacekeepers in Mali

The United Nations said three peacekeepers from Chad were killed and four others seriously injured Sunday in attacks against a U.N. convoy in northern Mali using improvised explosive devices. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Secretary-General…

Attacks on aid workers spike in C.African Republic

A UN humanitarian affairs body in the Central African Republic has condemned increasing attacks on civilians and humanitarian organizations in the northeastern part of the country. In a statement published late on Saturday, the UN…

Mbeki: ‘I’ll send De Klerk the UN convention…

Former president Thabo Mbeki has undertaken to send apartheid's last president, FW de Klerk, the UN convention declaring apartheid a crime against humanity. “We were sitting next to each other in parliament, I asked him…