UN Mission Denies Accusations of Bias

By Dipo Olowookere The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has reacted to a recent press statement released by the SPLA I/O and other social media comments accusing UNMISS of facilitating government operations against the SPLA in Opposition in South Sudan. In a statement issued today, the UNMISS said it unconditionally denies the accusation More...

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, January 16th, 2017

OCHA Plans to Save 2.2m Lives in Central African Republic

By Dipo Olowookere The Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and the United Nations humanitarian country team today launched the nearly $400 million response plan for the 2017-2019 period to meet the More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Mauritania to Boost Food Production via New IFAD Deal

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A new partnership between the United Nations rural poverty agency and officials in Mauritania could boost finances and nutrition for nearly 300,000 farmers in the southern part of the country. “It More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Malawi, UK Renew Strong Historic Ties

By Dipo Olowookere The new British High Commissioner to Malawi, Ms Holly Tett, says the deep and strong bilateral relations between the UK and Malawi will be more important during this time that the countries are More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Zuma Appoints Public Service Commissioners

By Dipo Olowookere President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has appointed new commissioners to serve in the Public Service Commission. According to a statement issued on Wednesday, it was revealed that the appointees More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Africa-France Summit Holds January 13 in Mali

By Dipo Olowookere The 2017 edition of Africa-France Summit will take place on January 13 and 14 in Bamako, Mali. Vice-President of Mali, Mr Vincent Meriton, will be representing President Danny Faure at the occasion. Under More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

UN Says 1m Somali Refugees Grow Hopeless

By Dipo Olowookere More than one million Somali refugees who have been displaced from their homes for decades are becoming despondent as they continue to be unable to return home and donor support is growing fatigued, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Italy Reopens Embassy in Tripoli

By Dipo Olowookere After two years, Italy will again become operational in Libya with an ambassador scheduled to present letters of credence to the local government tomorrow, Business Post has learnt. The reopening More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

United States Applauds DR Congo Peace Pact

By Dipo Olowookere The United States says it welcomes the December 31 signing of an inclusive political compromise agreement by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and opposition party leaders. In More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Saturday, December 31st, 2016

CPJ Wants Charges Against 2 Angola Journalists Dropped

By Dipo Olowookere Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Angolan government to immediately drop the corruption charges “against two journalists” in the country. Rafael Marques de Morais, More...

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