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UK Must End ‘Unlawful’ Administration of Chagos Archipelago ‘As Rapidly As Possible,’ Top UN Court Rules

” The UK Government is “under an obligation” to end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago “as rapidly as possible” …

SOUTH SUDAN: ‘OUTRAGED’ UN EXPERTS SAY ONGOING WIDESPREAD HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS MAY AMOUNT TO WAR CRIMES

United Nations investigators on Wednesday denounced a raft of gross human rights violations being perpetrated in South Sudan, where over…

TANZANIAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN EXPERTS EXCHANGE EXPERTISE

GENEVA, Switzerland, 21st February 2019-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-A Tanzanian delegation touring South Africa has stressed the role of political leadership in…

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UNICEF OUTLINES KEY ACTIONS SO FRESH PEACE DEAL CAN MAKE REAL DIFFERENCE FOR CHILDREN

Hailing the recent peace agreement signed by 15 warring parties in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stressed…

Alleged Torture Case Renews Focus on Russian Military Contractors in Central African Republic

“The U.N. is now investigating allegations of torture at the hands of Russians in the CAR based on Manadou’s account,…

Riek Machar plans to return to Juba in May

“South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar is planning to return to Juba in May under a power-sharing deal that a…

World Bank: Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to miss poverty targets

“Sub-Saharan Africa has little or no chance of achieving the United Nations target of having not more than three percent…

New UN Deal With Data Mining Firm Palantir Raises Protection Concerns

“CIA-linked software firm Palantir will help the UN’s World Food Programme analyse its data in a new partnership worth $45…

WORLD MUST DO MORE TO TACKLE ‘SHADOWY’ MERCENARY ACTIVITIES UNDERMINING STABILITY IN AFRICA, SAYS UN CHIEF

NEW-YORK, United States of America,  5th February 2019 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-With mercenaries undermining global peace and security and weakening States’…

SCORECARD MEASURES NUTRIENT POLLUTION IN KENYA’S LAKE NAIVASHA

UN Environment has been working with a broad range of partners to better assess the health of lake ecosystems in…

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