Category Archives: Politics

Fighting Rages as Libya Force Pushes Toward Key Western City

CAIRO, EGYPT – Officials from Libya’s two rival governments said fighting erupted Sunday as the country’s east-based forces advanced toward the strategic western city of Misrata, further eroding a crumbling cease-fire agreement brokered earlier this month.

The clashes came just …

Mozambique: Ministers Urged to Value Their Staff

Maputo Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday urged members of his new government to value and learn from their staff, “using all their capacities and intelligence so that they become part of the solution to the country’s problems”.

He was …

Delegates Underscore Need to Reform Security Council Membership, as 15Member Organ Concludes Debate on Upholding Charter

With the United Nations marking its seventyfifth anniversary in 2020, it is time for Member States to consider reforming the Security Council to make it more representative and more effective, delegates said today as the 15member organ concluded its open …

Delegates Underscore Need to Reform Security Council Membership, as 15Member Organ Concludes Debate on Upholding Charter

With the United Nations marking its seventyfifth anniversary in 2020, it is time for Member States to consider reforming the Security Council to make it more representative and more effective, delegates said today as the 15member organ concluded its open …

Pope Sends Special Christmas Message to South Sudanese Leaders

ROME – In his Christmas message to the city and to the world, Pope Francis had special thoughts for people forced to migrate due to injustices and for children who are abandoned and suffer violence. The pope also sent a …

Statement on the Execution and Abduction of Civlians in Borno State

By Mr Antonio Jose Canhandula Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in Nigeria

I am horrified by reports received yesterday of the execution of many civilians and the abduction of several others on the Monguno-Maiduguri road, in northern Borno State, and on the …