Daily Archives: July 10, 2019

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference

Trauma from terrorismrdquo; hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General Antoacute;nio Guterres said on Wednesday, as he expressed solidarity with victims of extremist attacks in Africa.

Speaking in Nairobi at the opening of a conference on counter-terrorism, Mr. …

Why Nigerian Small Manufacturers Fear New Continental Trade Deal

ABUJA, NIGERIA – A recently signed African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is intended to increase trading among African nations and eliminate tariffs and bottlenecks. Some manufacturers in Nigeria, however, say that wading into the continental market could undermine local …

Sudan’s Mobile Internet Restored After Power Sharing Deal

KHARTOUM – Sudanese authorities have restored internet services more than a month after they were cut off when the military violently broke up protests calling for civilian rule, leaving dozens dead. The loosening of media controls comes as the military …

GHANA SIGNS DEAL TO CUT CARBON EMISSIONS ANDREDUCE DEFORESTATION

Ghana has signed a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, making it the third country to initial the deal.

A statement issued by the World Bank and …

Sudan Activists Say Internet Restored After Crackdown

KHARTOUM – Sudanese activists said Wednesday the ruling generals restored internet service in the country, following a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown early last month.

The long-waited move came a week after the military council and the pro-democracy …

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones

As UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclones earlier this year. UN News reports from the ground, …