Friday, June 5, 2020

Sirleaf, dos Santos, Khama: African leaders waving ‘goodbye’ to U.N. Gen. Assembly

Three African leaders will be participating or sending representation to what will be their last official participation in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The UNGA kicks...

World Audibly Laughs After Trump Claims His Administration Among Most Accomplished in US History...

Just seconds into his address to the United Nation General Assembly on Tuesday morning, laughter broke out among the venerated crowd of global leaders...

Togo the only African state to vote against UNGA resolution on Jerusalem

The United Nations General Assembly voted on Thursday by 128 to nine to declare US President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “null...

Trump Speech: What to expect from Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations today

United States President Donald Trump will take aim at Iran over its nuclear program and ambitions in the Middle East in his second address...

Why UNHCR chief wants the world to pay more attention to Africa

The commissioner of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grand wants the world to pay more attention to Africa with respect...

United Nations: Joseph Kabila Must Uphold Promise to Step Down

The United Nations is calling on Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to keep his promise to step down amid protests throughout the...

Trump to UN : We will only give foreign aid to only “our friends”

President Trump said the US is “taking a hard look” at the foreign aid it sends to other countries and the financial support it...

Rohingya crisis ‘like Rwanda’ – Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has compared the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to the abuses and genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda. Speaking at the...

UN imposes South Sudan embargo

The UN Secuirity Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions on two militarity officials. Nine countries backed the US-drafted resolution. Russia,...

United Nations Recognizes Enslavement of Africans in the Americas

The United Nations pays homage to the victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade during its annual commemoration. One topic of discussion that sends many people...

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Why Uhuru Kenyatta Wants to Change Constitution

By Justus Ochieng' President Kenyatta on Monday gave the clearest indication yet that Kenyans will hold a referendum on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI). “…n 2010...

Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa unveils electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe

As many global vehicle manufacturers shift towards electric vehicles in a bid to curb carbon emissions and save money, VAYA Africa, a ride-hail mobility...

Mutharika wants Malawi to choose between election and fight against Covid-19

President Peter Mutharika says Malawi should choose between the 2020 fresh presidential election and the fight against coronavirus. Mutharika made the remarks on Monday during...