UN Chief Condemns Mogadishu Attacks, Reiterates Support in Fight Against Terrorism

[UN News] Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the 23 February attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia, which claimed the lives of many civilians and injured numerous others.

[UN News] Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the 23 February attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia, which claimed the lives of many civilians and injured numerous others.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

After Years of Conflict, Millions Require Aid – but Is the World Paying Attention?

[UN News] If it were a new crisis, it would be one of the biggest in the world, but despite the fact that more than five million people need aid, Sudan is at risk of falling off international donors’ radar, a senior United Nations official has said.

[UN News] If it were a new crisis, it would be one of the biggest in the world, but despite the fact that more than five million people need aid, Sudan is at risk of falling off international donors' radar, a senior United Nations official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Rights Violations May Amount to Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes, Concludes UN Panel

[UN News] United Nations panel on human rights violations in South Sudan documents unspeakable cruelty against civilians, not just limited to widescale brutal massacres and sexual violence but extending to individuals trying to defend themselves or the…

[UN News] United Nations panel on human rights violations in South Sudan documents unspeakable cruelty against civilians, not just limited to widescale brutal massacres and sexual violence but extending to individuals trying to defend themselves or their families and had their eyes gouged out, their throats slit or were castrated.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Lack of Funding for Aid Operations Means ‘People Will Die’ – UN Official

[UN News] A senior United Nations relief official is urging the international community to boost support for humanitarian efforts in crisis-gripped Central African Republic (CAR), where nearly half the population requires assistance.

[UN News] A senior United Nations relief official is urging the international community to boost support for humanitarian efforts in crisis-gripped Central African Republic (CAR), where nearly half the population requires assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Road to Peace Remains ‘Long and Difficult,’ Says UN Envoy

[UN News] The violence plaguing communities across the Central African Republic (CAR) is a reminder that despite the efforts of all stakeholders, the path to peace, stability and reconciliation in the country remains long and difficult, a senior United…

[UN News] The violence plaguing communities across the Central African Republic (CAR) is a reminder that despite the efforts of all stakeholders, the path to peace, stability and reconciliation in the country remains long and difficult, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

UN Welcomes Steps Towards Governance Reforms and Increased Political Participation

[UN News] The United Nations on Friday took note of the recent decision by the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, to resign, to ‘allow further political reforms to take place in the country aimed at widening democratic space,’ and welcom…

[UN News] The United Nations on Friday took note of the recent decision by the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, to resign, to 'allow further political reforms to take place in the country aimed at widening democratic space,' and welcomed the Government's expressed intention to follow through with governance reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Mnangagwa and Chiwenga Outfox Opposition’

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe’s opposition parties had the rug pulled from under their feet after President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his military allies dramatically took over power last November, academic and human rights lawyer Brian Kagoro has said.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's opposition parties had the rug pulled from under their feet after President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his military allies dramatically took over power last November, academic and human rights lawyer Brian Kagoro has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare City Volleyball Club Leaves for Cairo

[The Herald] The Harare City Volleyball Club women’s team are scheduled to leave the country tonight for the 2018 Continental Championships to be staged at E1 Ahly Sports Complex in Cairo, Egypt.

[The Herald] The Harare City Volleyball Club women’s team are scheduled to leave the country tonight for the 2018 Continental Championships to be staged at E1 Ahly Sports Complex in Cairo, Egypt.

‘Africa is Poor Because Its Leaders Are Too Kind to Their People’

[Independent (Kampala)] The problem with Africa: If our countries remain poor, it’s because its leaders and elites are too kind to their people to force transformation

[Independent (Kampala)] The problem with Africa: If our countries remain poor, it's because its leaders and elites are too kind to their people to force transformation

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mnyeti Issues ‘Controversial’ Order to Owners of Tanzanite Mines

[Citizen] Mirerani -The Manyara Regional Commissioner, Mr Alexander Mnyeti has issued a directive to Tanzanite mines owners to start paying their workers monthly salaries.

[Citizen] Mirerani -The Manyara Regional Commissioner, Mr Alexander Mnyeti has issued a directive to Tanzanite mines owners to start paying their workers monthly salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania