Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

Invitation to Press Conference with Special Representative of the Secretary-General

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMISS, David Shearer, will hold a press conference on Wednesday to release results from a public opinion survey, providing a snapshot of the views of the people of South Sudan about

Sudan Traders See Economic Hope With Change in Government

KHARTOUM The ongoing protests in Sudan have focused on political reforms, and a demand for civilian rule. However, shop owners in the capital Khartoum are hoping the ouster of long time president Omar al-Bashir will also boost the

Territorial Integrity, Self-Determination Focus of Debates on Western Sahara, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Gibraltar, as Decolonization Seminar Continues

SAINT GEORGE'S, Grenada, 3 May � Participants expressed diverging views today over the manner in which Charter principles of the United Nations such as self-determination and territorial integrity apply to Western Sahara, the Falkland Islands (Malvinas...

Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) offers food assistance to 60,000 families affected by cyclone Idai in Malawi

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has offered food baskets and dietary supplements to 60,000 families, including children, affected by the tropical cyclone, Idai in Malawi. The ERC is implementing the second phase of its relief programme for those affec...

DRC Ebola Outbreak ‘Worsening;’ Over 1,000 Dead

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is worsening and has killed more than 1,000 people.IFRC said Saturday that in the past week, 23 cases

Uganda Music Star and Opposition Legislator Granted Bail

KAMPALA Ugandan music star and opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, is free on bail following his arrest earlier this week. The popular singer had been jailed for taking part in antigovernment protests, and will

Uganda Music Star and Opposition Legislator Granted Bail

KAMPALA Ugandan music star and opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, is free on bail following his arrest earlier this week. The popular singer had been jailed for taking part in antigovernment protests, and will

Special Committee on Decolonization to Hold Caribbean Regional Seminar in Saint George’s, Grenada, 2-4 May

The Special Committee on Decolonization will hold the 2019 Caribbean Regional Seminar in Saint George's, Grenada, from 2 to 4 May with a view to accelerating action in implementation of the third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism ...