Category Archives: Governance

Better Prevention, Mediation, Peacebuilding Can Reduce ‘Unrealistic and Dangerous’ Demands on Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council high-level open debate on Peacekeeping Operations Regarding the Reform of United Nations Peacekeeping: Implementation and Follow-Up, in New York today:

I thank this month’s …

News in Brief 11 September (AM)

UN chief saddened by loss of life due to Mexico earthquake

The UN chief Antonio Guterres has offered his condolences to the government and people of Mexico following a deadly earthquake that struck the provinces …

Al-Shabab Defectors Being Rehabilitated to Re-enter Somali Society

Last June, al-Shabab militants attacked an Ethiopian base in the Somali town of Halgan, one of several raids on African Union military camps. The Ethiopian troops repelled the attack, causing massive casualties.

One of the …

AFRICA TO BID FOR 2025 WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

YAOUNDE, The head of African athletics says the continent will bid to host the 2025 World Championships.

Africa has never staged the biennial event, which started in 1983, despite being home to many world champions.…

16 Zambians awarded Commonwealth Scholarships

On 24 August 2017, British Council Zambia on behalf of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) hosted a pre-departure briefing for the award recipients at the British High Commission in Lusaka.

Speaking at …

Sudanese Children of IS Militants Released in Libya

MISRATA, LIBYA � Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on …

TANZANIAN, UGANDAN LEADERS LAY FOUNDATION STONE FOR WORLD’S LONGEST HEATED PIPELINE

ARUSHA, Tanzania, Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a crude oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanzania’s Indian Ocean seaport …

TANZANIAN, UGANDAN LEADERS LAY FOUNDATION STONE FOR WORLD’S LONGEST HEATED PIPELINE

ARUSHA, Tanzania, Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a crude oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanzania’s Indian Ocean seaport …

Joint statement by the British and US envoys on the murder of Kenya’s poll official

The United Kingdom and the United States are gravely concerned by the murder of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s (IEBC) Systems Development Manager Christopher Msando. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends and …