Category Archives: Sports

MOBILE MONEY SENT TO HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES HIT BY SIERRA LEONE MUDSLIDE – UN

DAKAR, Money is being sent via mobile phone to hundreds of families who survived a deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown last month, the United Nations said.

At least 500 people …

UN health agency rushes to prevent malaria, cholera outbreaks in flood-hit Sierra Leone

The United Nations health agency is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and cholera in the wake of last week's mudslides and flooding …

LEAGOO Announces the Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 2017 to 2022

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — LEAGOO signs a five-year Official Partnership contract with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club in London starting from 2017 to 2022. Thus, LEAGOO becomes the first and exclusive mobile phone brand …

UN MIGRATION AGENCY ASSISTS POPULATION IN WAKE OF DEVASTATING FLOODS IN SIERRA LEONE

DAKAR, After learning Monday that devastating floods and mudslides left hundreds dead in Sierra Leone, the United Nations migration agency released $150,000 in emergency, first-response aid relief for the West African country.

IOM [International Organization …

Guterres says UN stands in solidarity with disaster-hit Sierra Leone

Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people in the ongoing rescue efforts.

In a statement attributable to …

Realizing 2030 Agenda Requires Teamwork to Rebuild Trust in Government, Ensure Fair Globalization, High-Level Political Forum Hears, as Ministerial Segment Begins

The loss of confidence and trust between people and Governments, multilateral institutions and international organizations highlighted the paradox that problems were increasingly global in nature and could not be solved by individual countries, participants heard …

Focus on Accessible Treatment, Reproductive Rights Vital for Eliminating Health Gaps, Gender Discrimination, Speakers Tell High-Level Political Forum

Speakers today voiced deep concern at the continued prevalence of the long standing � and often intersecting � challenges of gender discrimination and health inequality, as the Economic and Social Council's High-Level Political Forum on …

Special Committee on Decolonization Approves 9 Draft Resolutions, Including Text Calling for Fair Self-Determination Process in French Polynesia

Speakers Concerned Potential Voters Could Be Excluded from New Caledonia Referendum in 2018

The Special Committee on Decolonization sent nine draft resolutions to the General Assembly today, including on the Question of French Polynesia, garnering …