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Angola Says 380,000 Illegal Migrants Exit in weeks

Angola Says 380,000 Illegal Migrants Exit in weeks

About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than a month during a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling, a minister said Saturday.

On a visit to …

Angola Says 380,000 Illegal Migrants Exit in weeks

Angola Says 380,000 Illegal Migrants Exit in weeks

About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than a month during a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling, a minister said Saturday.

On a visit to …

Delegates Welcome Plan by Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for Morocco-POLISARIO Talks in December, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates Welcome Plan by Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for Morocco-POLISARIO Talks in December, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates welcomed round table discussions on Western Sahara planned for Geneva in December and emphasized the importance of African Union support for that initiative, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its general …

Landslide kills 31 in eastern Uganda

Landslide kills 31 in eastern Uganda

At least 31 people were killed when a floodwaters triggered by a landslide swept debris through a town in eastern Uganda, destroying homes and burying livestock, a government official said on Friday.

The landslide, which …

AFCON: PRES MUSEVENI TASKS FOOTBALL BODY TO IMPROVE DIET OF UGANDA CRANES

AFCON: PRES MUSEVENI TASKS FOOTBALL BODY TO IMPROVE DIET OF UGANDA CRANES

KAMPALA-- Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has advised the country's football association to improve the diet and training of the national team, ahead of the country's crucial Nations Cup qualifier match against Lesotho.

Museveni, who met …

AFCON: PRES MUSEVENI TASKS FOOTBALL BODY TO IMPROVE DIET OF UGANDA CRANES

AFCON: PRES MUSEVENI TASKS FOOTBALL BODY TO IMPROVE DIET OF UGANDA CRANES

KAMPALA-- Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has advised the country's football association to improve the diet and training of the national team, ahead of the country's crucial Nations Cup qualifier match against Lesotho.

Museveni, who met …

Lack of Money Forces Severe Cuts in Refugee Humanitarian Programs

Lack of Money Forces Severe Cuts in Refugee Humanitarian Programs

The U.N. refugee agency reports it has had to severely cut vital aid programs for millions of refugees this year because it has only received slightly more than half of the $8.2 billion needed for …

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its consideration of international terrorism today, speakers emphasized the importance of international cooperation and regional collaboration, with many drawing attention to specific initiatives including a proposed Code of Conduct …

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

Cooperation, Collaboration between Countries Crucial in Combating International Terrorism, Sixth Committee Speakers Stress, Hailing ‘Code of Conduct’

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its consideration of international terrorism today, speakers emphasized the importance of international cooperation and regional collaboration, with many drawing attention to specific initiatives including a proposed Code of Conduct …

Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah Sr. of Liberia Chair of Fourth Committee

Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah Sr. of Liberia Chair of Fourth Committee

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) elected Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah Sr. (Liberia) as its Chair on 4 October. (See press release GA/SPD/660).

He replaced …

NEW SUSPENSION ACROSS RIVER NILE IN NJERU, UGANDA, TO BE OPENED OCT 17

NEW SUSPENSION ACROSS RIVER NILE IN NJERU, UGANDA, TO BE OPENED OCT 17

KAMPALA-- A new suspension bridge built across the River Nile at Njeru, about 75 kilometres east of here on the shores of Lake Victoria, is to be commissioned on Oct 17, says Minister of ICT …

UN Security Council Heads to DRC Ahead of Polls

UN Security Council Heads to DRC Ahead of Polls

The U.N. Security Council is heading to the Democratic Republic of Congo this week ahead of December elections, amid tensions between Congolese authorities and the UN and concerns over a risk of poll violence.

The …

Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Protests have rocked Uganda since last year, when the government amended the constitution to abolish presidential age limits, allowing President Yoweri Museveni to stay in power indefinitely.

The demonstrations spilled onto the sidelines of the …