Seychelles’ court sends Comorian national back home after guilty plea for illegal fishing

The Seychelles’ Supreme Court has ordered that a Comorian national who pleaded guilty for illegal fishing in the island nation’s waters be repatriated to his country of origin or residency.

Ben Attoomani, 51, was also fined SCR 1,000 ($74) for …

Mahrez and Mane duel in rematch for Africa Cup of Nations glory

Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane will renew their Premier League rivalry for a second time in Egypt, with Africa Cup of Nations immortality awaiting the victor of Friday’s final between Algeria and Senegal.

Algerian star Mahrez was part of the …

Reminder to strengthen measures to prevent the spread of Ebola Virus to Rwanda

The disease was confirmed on this July 14, 2019 in Goma, North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo by its Ministry of Health.

The Ministry requests the population to remain calm as no single Ebola case has been …

Leaving no one behind: using a multidimensional approach to eradicate poverty and monitor SDG progress at the national level

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,

Your excellency, Ms. Gloria Alonso, Minister of National Planning from Colombia;

Ambassador Mr. Modest Mero, UN Permanent Representative of Tanzania;

Ms. Sanyukta Samaddar, Government Advisor at the National Institution for Transforming India;

Mr. Riaz Fatyana, Convener …

Activities of Secretary-General in Mozambique, 11-13 July

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Maputo from Nairobi early on Thursday, 11 July.

Shortly after arriving, the Secretary-General met with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi at the President’s office.

Speaking to the press afterwards, the Secretary-General said he was …

Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Seychelles’ Peace Park on South African icon’s birthday

A three-metre bronze statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the Seychelles’ Peace Park in Victoria on Thursday in honour of the universally beloved South African president.

Nelson Mandela is an iconic figure in the world, with values, way of …