Category Archives: Governance

WFP: Hundreds of Thousands of Haitians on the Verge of Famine

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Program warns Haiti is approaching famine like conditions, with more than 1 in 3 people in the country of 11 million in need of urgent assistance.

A food assessment …

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan Wins New York State District Councilor Seat

WASHINGTON – He was once called a Lost Boy but today, his official title is Councilor-Elect.

Chol Majok won the 3rd District Common Council seat in Syracuse, New York, this week, becoming the first former …

Approving 17 Drafts, First Committee Rejects Bid to Suspend Disarmament Commission until Resolution of Visa Issue

Opposing ‘Hostile’ Amendment, United States Warns ‘It Will Spell the Beginning of the End of the United Nations’

Rejecting an amendment that would suspend the work of the Disarmament Commission until Host Country visa issues …

Approving 17 Drafts, First Committee Rejects Bid to Suspend Disarmament Commission until Resolution of Visa Issue

Opposing ‘Hostile’ Amendment, United States Warns ‘It Will Spell the Beginning of the End of the United Nations’

Rejecting an amendment that would suspend the work of the Disarmament Commission until Host Country visa issues …

Speakers in General Assembly Urge United States to Repeal Embargo Against Cuba, Criticizing Trump Administration for Intensifying Restrictions over Past Year

Delegates from around the world today called for an end to the United States long standing economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba, with many States criticizing the Administration of Donald J. Trump for intensifying …

Zimbabwe Government Workers Protest Low Salaries

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s state workers took to the streets Wednesday to protest their low salaries and high inflation that are making it hard for them to survive. The government says it is aware of the …

Trump Holds Talks with Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan

WHITE HOUSE – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met Wednesday in Washington with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Ethiopia’s Blue …

Trump Holds Talks with Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan

WHITE HOUSE – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met Wednesday in Washington with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Ethiopia’s Blue …