Monthly Archives: September 2018

Embrace migrants, value their contributions, urges Lesotho Prime Minister at UN Assembly

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Lesotho highlighted the opportunities offered by migration and called on the international community to adhere to the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.…

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC LEADER APPEALS FOR LIFTING OF UN ARMS EMBARGO

UNITED NATIONS– Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Central African Republic (CAR) Head of State FaustinTouadera thanked the world body for helping to restore stability in his country, but also called for the complete lifting …

WHO: Risk of Ebola’s Spread From Congo Now ‘Very High’

The World Health Organization says the risk of the deadly Ebola virus spreading from Congo is now “very high” after two confirmed cases were discovered near the Uganda border.

The outbreak in northeastern Congo is …

African First Ladies Share Thoughts Ahead of Melania Trump’s Trip

First ladies in several African countries hope their American counterpart will find ways to tackle problems, with a nuanced understanding of the African experience, when she visits the continent next week.
The first ladies of …

UN Expert: Repressions in Sudan Continue

A U.N. human rights expert has described as deplorable the Sudanese government’s continued repression of fundamental freedoms and abuse meted out to women to keep them in line. The findings were presented to the U.N. …