Tag Archives: United Nations

#Bedfordshire #Jazz Band performs a gig for #Matebeleland

By Bedfordshire on Sunday Bedfordshire jazz band gig to support Zimbabwean people suffering from drought Sax’s Cool THREE million peop [...]

Mugabe,the feminist?

– By Farai Sevenzo Letter from Africa Image copyrightAFPImage captionMany women in Africa are forced to have illegal abortions Letter [...]

Mogadishu is booming

Somalia housing boom as Mogadishu emerges from ashes of war A man walks through Daru Salaam city, a new housing estate built amid an ecomoni [...]

South Sudan – Greece

Nakout’s Great Escape Having survived life as a sex slave, a daring escape from her captors and a gruelling journey across land and sea, N [...]

Equatorial Guinea accuses Spain of coup plot

  By John Vidal in Malabo Equatorial Guinea accused Spain yesterday of trying to overthrow its government in the alleged plot by foreig [...]

Zambia appoint rapist as UN ambassador

Zambia under fire for appointing pardoned rapist as ambassador in gender violence fight © ZedBeatsOfficial / YouTube Clifford Dimba, a sin [...]

Chaos Returns to Bangui

By Africa researcher Lewis Mudge,HRW An injured man receives treatment at Bangui General Hospital after renewed violence rocked the capital [...]

By Staff Reporter Ostracised, sacked … and even arrested: the fate of whistleblowers at the UN Former investigator Caroline Hunt-Matthes, [...]
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Where are the women African leaders?

Gender Parity By Donald Armbrecht Progress towards closing the gender gap in politics has been slow, according to data accumulated by UN Wom [...]

Scottish Police murdered Sheku Bayoh?

All Black Lives Matter: seeking justice for Sheku Bayoh by Siana Bangura Have you heard of Sheku Bayoh? Sheku Ahmed Tejan Bayoh, a Sierra Le [...]

South Sudan conflict: Army ‘raped and torched girls

  By Staff Reporter More than 40% of South Sudan‘s population is in need of food aid South Sudan strife South Sudan’s unhap [...]

Gambian journalist Musa Saidykhan seeks redress for torture under Jammeh regime

By Staff Reporter MFWA This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 25 June 2015. The absolute and non-derogable prohibition again [...]

Burundi VP defects & slams his President for hanging on to power

  By Staff Reporter Burundi Second Vice-President Gervais Rufyikiri. Photographer: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Burundian Vice [...]

Eritrea has committed Human Rights atrocities-UN

By Staff Reporter     A United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea has found systematic, widespread human-rig [...]

U.N. rights chief sounds alarm over reports of Burundi youth ‘militia’ violence

By Staff Reporter The U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday he was alarmed by accounts from refugees fleeing Burundi about violence and th [...]

Burundi arrests 600 in protests against ruling party

By Staff Reporter Police in Burundi say three people killed in grenade attacks on police during protests and clashes sparked by the presiden [...]

This Photo Captures The Grim Reality Of The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis

By Staff Reporter Warning: This post contains a graphic photo that some readers may find disturbing. A startling image from a recent acciden [...]

Tanzanian albinos terrified after attacks

By Staff Reporter  AFP / Tony Karumba Their limbs hacked off and babies and children abducted or killed, albinos in Tanzania live in fear o [...]

“Al Shabaab shipped timber worth $250 million in 2014 through Kenya controlled port of Kismayo”-UN

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZwVHGxMWsM By Staff Reporter  KDF soldiers takes position at the Kismayu Port after taking control o [...]

9 UN Peacekeepers killed in Mali

By Staff Reporter Nine U.N. peacekeepers were killed in an ambush Friday in Mali, a U.N. spokesman said. Their convoy was attacked near Mena [...]

In U.N. Speech, Obama Vows to Fight ISIS ‘Network of Death’

By Staff Reporter In a speech before the United Nations on Wednesday, President Obama asked the world to join the fight against the Islamic [...]

Because of oil, Western Sahara conflict rages on.

By Staff Reporter ©Reuters Polisario Front soldiers take part in a parade for the 35th anniversary celebrations of their independence movem [...]

Islamic militants siege on Libya international airport. Libya on the brink..

By Staff Reporter Smoke billows near Tripoli international airport as militias continued to battle for control on July 20, 2014. Fierce figh [...]

South Sudan’s estimated 9,000 child soldiers

By Staff Reporter The national army has recommitted to the cause of sparing children from fighting, but it’s not totally up to them. E [...]

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 60% of women work in agriculture sector

By Staff Reporter   More than 60% of employed women in Sub-Saharan Africa work in agriculture. But with limited access to land and the reso [...]

UN Chief welcomes AU declaration of “2016 African Year of Human Rights” with focus on “Rights of Women”

By Staff Reporter Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the 23rd African Union (AU) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. UN Photo/Eskinder [...]

These four energy projects could thrust Africa into the global green age

By Staff Reporter The World Bank estimates that 93% of Africa’s economically viable hydropower potential, a tenth of the world’s total, [...]

Djibouti is on the verge of starvation

By Staff Reporter Quarter of Djibouti Population Desperate for Drought Aid – United Nations Nearly a quarter of the population in Djib [...]

Safety of journalists essential to vibrant, democratic societies, UN rights chief stresses

By Staff Reporter “Sound, bold and independent” journalism is vital in any democratic society, the United Nations human rights chief dec [...]

UN financial support for Zimbabwe snapshot released

By Staff Reporter The second issue of the 2012-2015 Zimbabwe United Nations Development Assistance Framework (ZUNDAF) Snapshot is out today. [...]

Boko Haram has killed 3000 & displaced 3 million in the last year

By Staff Reporter The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said that a total of 3.3 million Nigerians have now been driven from th [...]
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