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Ahead of October elections, Security Council urges Liberia to plan for safe, credible polls

With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council today encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls.

The 15-member Council agreed a …

UN CHIEF CONDEMNS KILLING OF PEACEKEEPER IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

BANGASSOU, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the killing of a UN peacekeeper on Sunday in the Central African Republic, urging the country's authorities to investigate this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.…

Security Council Presidential Statement Concerned about Terrorist Threat in West Africa, Worsening Humanitarian Situation

The Security Council today welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region � including attacks by Boko Haram and Islamic State in …

South Africa: Human Settlements Responds to Misleading Statement On ‘Gifts and Flowers for Employees’

The Ministry of Human Settlements has noted a misleading statement issued by the opposition party in relation to a Parliamentary reply on gifts, donations and sponsorships during 2013/14, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 financial years.

The statement …

15 ECO-FRIENDLY AFRICAN START-UPS RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS SWITCH AFRICA GREEN-SEED AWARDS

UNITED NATIONS, Banana-stem bags in Kenya, school benches made from plastic waste in Burkina Faso, improved livelihoods for coffee farmers, and safer mountain gorillas in Uganda�these are some of the 15 winners of this year's …

Access Bank Group/UNICEF Initiative – 10 Years Commitment to Africa

Access Bank Group (www.AccessBankPlc.com), along with 5th Chukker, The Access Bank UK (www.TheAccessBankUKLtd.co.uk) and Access Private Bank (www.AccessPrivateBank.com) hosted the 10th annual 'Access Bank Polo Day' at the Guards Polo Club, Windsor. The annual event …

PARTNERSHIPS TO BOOST SOUTH AFRICA’S WATER SECURITY

PRETORIA,South Africa has committed to work with all international agencies and governments to ensure water security.

The commitment was made during the opening of the 6th International Hydrology Programme (IHP) Africa National Committees Meeting in …

PARLAIEMNT SPEAKER SUPORTING SOUTH AFRICAN CENTRAL BANK ON MOVE TO CHANGE ITS MANDATE

CAPE TOWN, The South African Parliament Speaker, Baleka Mbete, has filed an affidavit Sunday supporting the application of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to stop the demand of the Public Protector (Ombudsman) for the …