Daily Archives: October 7, 2019

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) appalled by an airstrike targeting the Equestrian Club in Tripoli’s Janzour, reportedly injuring a number of children

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is appalled by an airstrike conducted by General Haftar’s forces, targeting the Equestrian Club in Tripoli’s Janzour neighbourhood. The airstrike, which took place today in the afternoon, reportedly injured a number of …

The Unrealized Oil Promise of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the era of Billions At Play

By NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law GroupandExecutive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber

It is no secret that the DRC’s mining industry is of vital importance in answering the country’s and the world’s mineral needs. Today, copper, cobalt and …

Women-Led, Locally Owned Peace Processes Key to Preventing Conflict Across Africa, Speakers Tell Security Council, Stressing Important Role of Regional Partners

Support from the United Nations and its regional partners in Africa is crucial to addressing the root causes of conflict and galvanizing locally-owned, women-led peace efforts, the Security Council heard today during a far-reaching debate on the role of preventive …

Cameroon Military’s Reconciliation Efforts Welcomed, Shunned by Anglophones

BOASSA, CAMEROON – Cameroon’s military has begun efforts to implement President Paul Biya’s peace resolutions from last week’s national dialogue on the country’s anglophone separatist crisis, but skepticism lingers as the military is dogged with accusations of rights abuses.

School …

Free, Fair, Peaceful Election for Mozambique? No Way, Analysts Say

JOHANNESBURG – An escalating insurgency, attacks on political campaigners and a terrified population have set a worrying scene for Mozambique’s election on October 15.

While the poll looks, on the surface, like a simple two-way contest between the long-ruling Frelimo …

Secretary-General, Addressing Security Council, Declares Battle against Terrorism One ‘We Are Not Winning’, Stressing ‘Clear and Present Danger’ to Global Peace

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on Peace and security in Africa: the centrality of preventive diplomacy, conflict prevention and resolution, in New York today:

Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Council …