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Washington PostJohn Kelly's facepalm at Trump's UN speech: Exasperation, exhaustion or no big deal?Washington PostSome thought President Trump's chief of staff looked embarrassed — a relatively mild assessment among the tens of thousands who have passed around a photo of John F. Kelly listening to his boss address the United [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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UN News CentreOne year on, UN officials take stock of efforts to address large movements of refugees, migrantsUN News CentreSome 275 refugees and migrants waiting to disembark from a tug in the Port of Pozzalo, Italy, after being rescued a few days earlier. Photo: UNHCR/F. Malavolta (file). Tweet. Print. 20 [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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IndependentNORTH KIVU: 12 dead, 92 missing as floods hit eastern DR CongoIndependentGoma, DR Congo | AFP | At least 12 people died and 92 were missing after heavy rains caused flooding in two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an official said Wednesday. “The provisional toll after torrential rain [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Voice of AmericaUN: Elections in South Sudan Next Year Would be CatastrophicVoice of AmericaUnited Nations experts warn that elections in South Sudan next year would be catastrophic and lead to more violence in the conflict-torn country. A report on the humanitarian consequences of civil war has been submitted to the [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)Agitation: Nigerians asked to end ethnic, religious divisionNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)Agitation: Nigerians asked to end ethnic, religious division AS the world celebrates the 2017 International Peace Day, a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Trees on Earth Foundation, has tasked Nigerians to end divisions along ethnic and religious [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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defenceWebMore cuts loom for UN peacekeepersdefenceWebUN peacekeeping budget cuts On June 29, Maman Sidikou, head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo, received a cable from headquarters in New York in which his bosses laid out in no uncertain terms that the world's largest peacekeeping mission ...Following deadly clashes, MONUSCO [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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africanews'Corruption is not African' - Rwanda's Paul Kagame tells the worldafricanewsRwandan President Paul Kagame has rejected the notion that Africa is characterized by corruption, and pointed fingers at non-Africans for involving in corrupt acts in the continent. Kagame was speaking on Tuesday on the sidelines of the United Nations ...'Western [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Daily Mail12 dead, 92 missing as floods hit eastern DR CongoDaily MailAt least 12 people died and 92 were missing after heavy rains caused flooding in two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an official said Wednesday. "The provisional toll after torrential rain hit the villages of Bihambwe and [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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IndependentNigeria warned land wars threaten national securityIndependentLagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria was warned on Tuesday that clashes between herders and farmers threatened the country's national security, after such conflict claimed more lives last year than the Boko Haram insurgency. The International Crisis Group ...Nigeria: Herders Against Farmers - Nigeria's [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Africa: Turning Africa's Youth Into PeacebuildersAllAfrica.comViolent conflicts are prevalent in African countries with large youth populations such as Mali, Central African Republic and Somalia. In some instances, young people contribute to the violence in these conflicts. But if engaged positively, the youth ...and more [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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defenceWeb“Don't forget us” CAR president's plea to UNdefenceWebCAR president asks UN not to forget us The president of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera, on Tuesday pleaded with the world not to forget his country and urged the UN to bolster its peacekeeping force amid growing violence.CAR president appeals for [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Conclusions of the High-Level Meeting on the political, security and humanitarian situation in the Central African ...ReliefwebOn 19 September 2017, a High-Level Ministerial Meeting on the Central African Republic was held on the margins of the 72nd ordinary session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, co-chaired by the [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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KonbiniNigerian Journalist Wins BBC World News Komla Dumor AwardKonbiniIn 2014, Komla Dumlor, a brilliant BBC journalist suddenly died at the age of 41. Komla pioneered the launch of the Africa Business Report on BBC World News, challenging the stereotypical view of Africa. In his honour and to continue his legacy, [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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DevexAfrica: UN Chief Hails Transformative Power of Women's Economic EmpowermentAllAfrica.comExtoling the benefits of women's economic empowerment, both for economies as well as societies as a whole, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today encouraged governments, the private sector, multilateral institutions and others to take ...How should we measure 'women's economic empowerment'?Devexall [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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defenceWebTanzania shuts down another 'days numbered' newspaperReutersDAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's government has closed a critical newspaper for the second time in three months, banning the weekly MwanaHalisi for two years after accusing it of inciting violence. Another newspaper -- Mawio -- was banned in June ...Tanzania: Govt Slaps [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Mareeg MediaTanzania: UN Condemns Killing of Tanzanian Soldier in DRCAllAfrica.comTHE, has condemned the killing of a Tanzanian peacekeeper, serving with the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO). He also urged the DRC government to investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators ...Following deadly clashes, MONUSCO [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Tanzania: Govt Looking for Financiers to Extend SGRAllAfrica.comDar es Salaam — The government is looking for investors to finance the construction of the remaining part of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that will connect Tanzania with some landlocked countries. The government wants to upgrade the railway from ...and more [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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IndependentNine stray elephants electrocuted in BotswanaIndependentGaborone, Botswana | AFP | Nine elephants were electrocuted in a freak accident in Botswana after one of them knocked into an electricity pole and the high-voltage power line fell on them, a local official said Tuesday. The herd is believed to have ...Botswana: Nine [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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AllAfrica.comUganda: Museveni Tells UN - Identity Politics Killing South SudanAllAfrica.comPresident Yoweri Museveni poses for a photo with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson during a meeting in New York City on September 18, 2017. By Baker Batte Lule. President Yoweri Museveni has said the conflict in South Sudan was caused largely [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Zambia ReportsPres. Lungu Raises Key Concerns in UN AddressZambia ReportsPresident Edgar Lungu has picked up the cause of young girls on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. And President Lungu has addressed the 72nd United Nations General Assembly will a call for reforms to the Security Council.and [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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