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US Refuses Visa For Kenyan Delegation To UN Meeting

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The United States refused to issue visas to more than half of the Kenyans who were seeking to travel to New York for the United Nations General Assembly week. "A delegation of 60 people from Kenya applied for visas. Only 27 of the 60 got them," said James Mureu, vice...

Congo Kinshasa – Kabila Tells UN to Withdraw Troops

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Congolese President Joseph Kabila has called on UN peacekeepers to leave his country, lambasting two decades of inaction. Speaking at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Kabila vowed to "oppose any interference in the electoral process under way" stating that his government would cover the full cost. "Despite the enormous...

CAMEROON: ENGLISH CRISIS: UN PRESCRIBES PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS

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At the conclusion of a four-day visit to Cameroon, Ursula Mueller, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, calls on the international community and the Government to strengthen their humanitarian aid actions in the country. During the visit, she met with the Minister of External Relations and...

Thousands Flee Violence In Eastern Dr Congo, Seek Shelter In Nearby Countries – Un Refugee Agency

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30 January 2018 – Surging violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is driving thousands of Congolese into neighbouring Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. “Thousands of children, women and men have abandoned their homes, in the midst of intensified military operations against...

DRC: UN calls for investigations over Violence in the DRC on December 31

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The head of peacekeeping operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, accuses the Congolese security forces of preventing the MONUSCO teams from patrolling the march of 31 December. He said it on Tuesday before the Security Council. He asks the DRC to conduct investigations. He stressed that the situation in the DRC remains "fragile"...

ALGERIA: Rise In Oil And Gas Boasts Algeria’s Real GDP Growth, Says UN

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The rise in oil and gas prices has boosted Algeria's real GDP growth ..." Yesterday, a report by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs said. The 2018 budget law, the country's treasury, the use of printing money to ensure financial equilibrium ... gave free rein to pessimistic rumors. To...

UN Secretary-General Appoints Representative For Western Sahara

Secretary-General appoints Colin Stewart of Canada as Special Representative for Western Sahara and Head of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Colin Stewart of Canada as his Special Representative for Western Sahara and Head of...

UN Bent On Western Sahara Independence From Morocco As New Envoy Visits

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The King Mohammed VI of Morocco and government ministers were visited by the United Nations new special envoy to the disputed Western Sahara as part of his inaugural tour of the region. The new UN envoy, Horst Kohler, who is also a former president of Germany will also visit refugee...

Botswana’s Death Penalty On Homosexuality – Human Rights Lawyer Cries Out

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Renowned human rights lawyer, Uyapo Ndadi has labelled as ‘utterly shocking, unexpected and lacking justification’ of Botswana’s recent decision to vote against the United Nations’ (UN) position on condemning the gay sex death penalty. He added Botswana’s actions on this global platform should be treated as a cause for concern,...

IPOB Hardcores In Closed Door Meeting With European Union Executives In Brussels

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Today, the 10th of October 2017, Indigenous People Of Biafra held a protest before the European Union headquarters in Brussels Belgium. Reports reaching Afroinsider has it that IPOB officials has been in an on-going meeting with European Union Officials since the past 3 hours. There is a new found love...