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UN Security Council to Discuss Cameroon’s Escalating Crisis

UN Security Council to Discuss Cameroon’s Escalating Crisis

YAOUNDE The United Nations Security Council this Monday is set to informally discuss the separatist crisis in Cameroon for the first time. The discussion comes at a time when the conflict is escalating with many …

South Africa’s ANC celebrates election win with street party

South Africa’s ANC celebrates election win with street party

JOHANNESBURG, Supporters of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday gathered outside their party headquarters in Johannesburg to celebrate the party's election victory.

We are here to say thank you to the people …

Update: Almost 60% of votes counted in South Africa

Update: Almost 60% of votes counted in South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa's Electoral Commission (IEC) had finalised results from 13,731 of the 22,924 voting stations (59.89%), totaling 8.9 million votes at 6.30pm on Thursday.

Results from a further 2,577 voting stations had been captured …

Update: Almost 60% of votes counted in South Africa

Update: Almost 60% of votes counted in South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa's Electoral Commission (IEC) had finalised results from 13,731 of the 22,924 voting stations (59.89%), totaling 8.9 million votes at 6.30pm on Thursday.

Results from a further 2,577 voting stations had been captured …

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa’s election but support ebbs

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa’s election but support ebbs

PRETORIA, The African National Congress (ANC) strolled towards victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party is on course for its worst performance in a national poll in its 25 …

General Assembly Decides to Convene High-Level Conference on Sustainable Ocean Use, Postpone Next Session of South-South Cooperation Committee until 2020

General Assembly Decides to Convene High-Level Conference on Sustainable Ocean Use, Postpone Next Session of South-South Cooperation Committee until 2020

Delegates Also Appoint Member to Committee on Contributions

The General Assembly decided today to convene a high-level conference in Lisbon from 2 to 6 June 2020 that will focus on the conservation and sustainable use …

General Assembly Decides to Convene High-Level Conference on Sustainable Ocean Use, Postpone Next Session of South-South Cooperation Committee until 2020

General Assembly Decides to Convene High-Level Conference on Sustainable Ocean Use, Postpone Next Session of South-South Cooperation Committee until 2020

Delegates Also Appoint Member to Committee on Contributions

The General Assembly decided today to convene a high-level conference in Lisbon from 2 to 6 June 2020 that will focus on the conservation and sustainable use …

STATEMENT ON GRUESOME PHOTO

STATEMENT ON GRUESOME PHOTO

We would like to inform the public that the gruesome photo of a tortured male, with open wounds on the back, that has gone viral with the claim that it is Ashburg Kato, a political …

President commissions 10 factories in Jinja and Buikwe Districts

President commissions 10 factories in Jinja and Buikwe Districts

President Yoweri Museveni commissioned a total of 10 factories in Jinja Municipality, Jinja District of Busoga Sub-Region and in the neighbouring District Buikwe in the Central Region of Uganda.

The factories that are in Jinja …

Secretary-General Calls upon Member States to Consider Providing More Funding, Equipment, Trainers, at Security Council Debate on Peacekeeping Operations

Secretary-General Calls upon Member States to Consider Providing More Funding, Equipment, Trainers, at Security Council Debate on Peacekeeping Operations

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on United Nations operations: peacekeeping training and capacity-building, in New York today:

Thank you for convening this important debate on …

Secretary-General Calls upon Member States to Consider Providing More Funding, Equipment, Trainers, at Security Council Debate on Peacekeeping Operations

Secretary-General Calls upon Member States to Consider Providing More Funding, Equipment, Trainers, at Security Council Debate on Peacekeeping Operations

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on United Nations operations: peacekeeping training and capacity-building, in New York today:

Thank you for convening this important debate on …

AOUN TO BRITISH DELEGATION: LEBANON CAN SETTLE THE RETURN OF THE DISPLACED WITH SYRIA BUT HOPES TO SOLVE IT VIA UN

AOUN TO BRITISH DELEGATION: LEBANON CAN SETTLE THE RETURN OF THE DISPLACED WITH SYRIA BUT HOPES TO SOLVE IT VIA UN

President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, on Monday hoped that the international community will change its position regarding the return of the displaced persons to the safe areas in Syria, underlining that Lebanon is able …

UN Rights Chief: Cameroon Has Brief Window to Try to Halt Violence

UN Rights Chief: Cameroon Has Brief Window to Try to Halt Violence

GENEVA Cameroon needs a rapid and deep-rooted effort to tackle a crisis of violence that has erupted in several areas of the country, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday at the end …