Daily Archives: September 27, 2019

Angola signs cooperation agreement with Brazil and Mozambique

The Action Plan foresees national projects to be implemented with IAEA support during the 2020-2021: Establishment of prgrammes of technologists in physical medicine and radiotherapy at the Angolan Cancer Control Institute The project also includes Nat…

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) 2019: Hands off our girls! African first ladies take campaign against rape, early child marriage, to UN General Assembly

Africa’s first ladies, led by Sierra Leone Fatima Maada Bio brought their campaign to ban early child marriage and sexual violence against women and girls before a global stage in a passionate appeal for the world to support their Hands Off Our Girls! …

Prince Harry Walks Through Angola Mine Field, Echoing Diana

JOHANNESBURG – A body armor-wearing Prince Harry on Friday followed in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana, whose walk through an active mine field in Angola years ago helped to lead to a global ban on the deadly weapons.The prince walked …

UN Rapporteur Calls for Dialogue in Zimbabwe to Clear ‘Toxic Environment’

HARARE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule, who returned Friday from a 10-day visit to Zimbabwe, called for dialogue to clear a “toxic environment” in the southern African country.Voule’s trip was the first official visit by an independent human r…

UN, AU Chiefs Welcome Progress From Sudan’s Transitional Authorities

UNITED NATIONS – At the United Nations, the news is not often good. But Friday was different, and U.N. chief Antonio Guterres expressed what many at a high-level meeting on Sudan’s transition toward democracy after 30 years of dictatorship were feeling…

Rwanda Offers Lifeline to Refugees Detained in Libya

GENEVA – Sixty-six refugees from Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea were freed from detention in Libya and flown to Rwanda on Thursday, on a flight chartered by the U.N. refugee agency. This was the first group of refugees to benefit from a so-called Emergenc…