UN Report Indicts Late Gaddafi’s Regime Trial

By Dipo Olowookere The trial in Libya of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and 36 other members of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime represented a major effort by the Libyan judiciary to hold people to account for crimes including grave human rights violations during the 2011 Revolution but ultimately failed to meet international fair trial standards, a UN report More...

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Severe Food Shortages Hit Africa’s Refugees Hard–UNHCR, WFP Warn

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, are very concerned that critical shortages in food assistance More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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19 Young ‘Namibian Ambassadors’ Return from Germany

By Dipo Olowookere The 19 exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, have expressed their enthusiastic about their stay in Germany. The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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UN Earmarks $21m for Humanitarian Assistance in Sudan

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The United Nations, through the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) – a multi-donor fund that responds to critical humanitarian needs in Sudan – has allocated $21 million to help thousands of More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Seychelles Values Partnership with IFAD

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) organised the 40th session of its Governing Council at its headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 14th and 15th February. Seychelles was More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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UNMISS SRSG Calls IDPs Situation in Upper Nile Region “Real Problem”

By Dipo Olowookere Head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Mr David Shearer, has described the lack of information about the situation of some 20,000 internally displaced people on the west bank of the More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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US Makes Clarification on Visa Issuance on Ethiopia

By Dipo Olowookere Rumours that limitations have been placed on the issuance of visas in Ethiopia are false and we continue to process visa applications as usual, the United States Embassy has said. In a statement More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Boris Johnson Visits Ghana, Gambia

By Dipo Olowookere United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, will meet with President Barrow and President Akufo-Addo on a two-day trip to West Africa. The Foreign Secretary will visit The Gambia More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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US Seeks Stronger Ties with Egypt

By Dipo Olowookere A bipartisan delegation of Members of Congress from the U.S. House of Representatives arrived Friday on a visit to strengthen ties between the American and Egyptian peoples. Headed by Representative More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Security Council Condemns Fighting in South Sudan

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Members of the Security Council have strongly condemned continued fighting across South Sudan, particularly incidents in the Equatorial and Upper Nile regions of South Sudan and called on all More...

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