Category Archives: Politics

Secretary-General’s Staff Mobility Framework Should Foster More Career Development Opportunities, Movement at Hardship Duty Stations, Speakers Tell Fifth Committee

Delegates speaking at the Fifth Committee's (Administrative and Budgetary) meeting today urged the Secretary-General to put forward a bold mobility framework to generate a more efficient, nimble Organization while giving staff members expanded opportun...

ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS DIE IN TANZANIA WATERS EN ROUTE TO SOUTH AFRICA

DAR ES SALAAM-- Seven Ethiopian migrants drowned after a boat carrying 13 people capsized off the coast of Tanzania while en route to South Africa, Tanzanian police said.Tanga Regional Police Commander Edward Bukombe said the boat went down early on

ETHIOPIAN MIGRANTS DIE IN TANZANIA WATERS EN ROUTE TO SOUTH AFRICA

DAR ES SALAAM-- Seven Ethiopian migrants drowned after a boat carrying 13 people capsized off the coast of Tanzania while en route to South Africa, Tanzanian police said.Tanga Regional Police Commander Edward Bukombe said the boat went down early on

AFRICAN NATIONS CUP: FIFA BAN LEADS TO CANCELLATION OF SIERRA LEONE’S MATCH AGAINST GHANA

FREETOWN-- Sierra Leone's African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on Thursday after the country's football association failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted.Sierra Leone authorities, who had petitioned FIFA to get the b...

International terror financiers find a haven in Angola

While they are in jail on allegations of financing the terror group, Hezbollah, the companies founded by these bank-rollers remain operational in Angola, the Southern African country that has earned a reputation as a refuge for international terror fin...

International terror financiers find a haven in Angola

While they are in jail on allegations of financing the terror group, Hezbollah, the companies founded by these bank-rollers remain operational in Angola, the Southern African country that has earned a reputation as a refuge for international terror fin...

Sierra Leone’s President ‘optimistic’ about country’s new direction as key reforms enacted

On Thursday, the newly-elected President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, told the United Nations, that with a strong belief in a shared vision and a common destiny, Sierra Leoneans stand with the [international community] in meeting the world's chal...

Mali Must Bolster Security, Governance, Analysts Say

In winning a second term as Mali's president on Thursday, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has another chance to tackle challenges ranging from curbing insecurity to improving the legal system and economy, analysts say.The 73-year-old Keita garnered 67 percent o...