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Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack of 1 April 2018 perpetrated by …

Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack of 1 April 2018 perpetrated by …

UGANDAN PRESIDENT, KAMPALA ARCHBISHOP DISCUSS CONCERNS IN PHONE CALL

UGANDAN PRESIDENT, KAMPALA ARCHBISHOP DISCUSS CONCERNS IN PHONE CALL

KAMPALA-- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says he has spoken to Archbishop of Kampala Cyprian Kizito Lwanga over the phone and agreed on a way forward regarding concerns expressed by the prelate a few days ago.…

UNICEF envoy David Beckham sets sights on new goal: ending bullying in Indonesia’s schools

UNICEF envoy David Beckham sets sights on new goal: ending bullying in Indonesia’s schools

To help the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) tackle bullying in Indonesia � where one in five children have been physically attacked in school � David Beckham has visited the country to meet youth who …

UGANDA CONTRAVENING WHO TOBACCO CONTROL REGULATIONS, SAYS REPORT

UGANDA CONTRAVENING WHO TOBACCO CONTROL REGULATIONS, SAYS REPORT

KAMPALA-- Uganda has been named as one on the countries in Africa which t is contravening World Health Organization (WHO) rules on tobacco control and Ugandan tobacco laws as more schools in Kampala, Mukono and …

DRC Military Kills 13 Rebels in Ituri Clashes, Army Spokesman Says

DRC Military Kills 13 Rebels in Ituri Clashes, Army Spokesman Says

Congo's military said on Saturday it had killed 13 militiamen during clashes with an unidentified group after coming under attack in the country's volatile northeastern Ituri province.

Ituri is the latest part of the Democratic …

UGANDA HAS SECOND BEST RECORD FOR INFANT MORTALITY IN EAST AFRICA, SAYS NEW UNICEF REPORT

UGANDA HAS SECOND BEST RECORD FOR INFANT MORTALITY IN EAST AFRICA, SAYS NEW UNICEF REPORT

KAMPALA-- Uganda is one of the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa making significant progress in reducing child mortality, according to a new report from the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).

The report, entitled, "Every child …

CHOLERA DEATHS INCREASE IN UGANDA

CHOLERA DEATHS INCREASE IN UGANDA

KAMPALA-The number of people killed by an outbreak of cholera in Uganda rose to 35, which amounts to more than 1,400 infected, health authorities confirmed today.

The outbreak was reported for the first time last …

AMISOM TROOPS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM SOMALIA; UGANDA WANTS UN TO RECONSIDER DECISION

AMISOM TROOPS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM SOMALIA; UGANDA WANTS UN TO RECONSIDER DECISION

MOGADISHU-- Contributing states of the African Union Peace mission to Somalia (AMISOM) are concerned about insecurity following the decision to gradually withdraw troops from Somalia and begin the handing over process of national security responsibilities …

IGAD Executive Secretary Participates the Summit of Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries to AMISOM

IGAD Executive Secretary Participates the Summit of Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries to AMISOM

The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, today attended the Summit of Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission …

AMISOM Heads of State Call on UN to Reverse Troop Drawdown in Somalia

AMISOM Heads of State Call on UN to Reverse Troop Drawdown in Somalia

KAMPALA, UGANDA The five East African nations contributing troops to the AMISOM peacekeeping mission in Somalia have called on the U.N. Security Council to keep troops slated for removal by 2020.

The withdrawal of the …

Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa

Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa

The Chinese government's annual New Year's Gala, televised to millions of households across the mainland, has drawn global criticism for its offensive caricatures and a story line about Africans' admiration for China.

The 13-minute segment …

UGANDA TO WIDEN RELIEF FRAUD PROBE TO UN STAFF, VOWS REFORMS

UGANDA TO WIDEN RELIEF FRAUD PROBE TO UN STAFF, VOWS REFORMS

KAMPALA-- Uganda said on Thursday it was widening a probe of government officials who allegedly stole aid intended for refugees to include U.N. staff, amid concern the scandal may hold up donor cash needed for …