Category Archives: Politics

Ignazio Cassis attends the ceremony marking the signing of Swiss-brokered peace treaty in Mozambique

Together with other high-ranking members of the international community, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, took part earlier today in a ceremony marking the signing of the peace accord between RENAMO and FRELIMO, the …

Zimbabwe Opposition Plans Demonstrations Over Economy Next Week

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is planning street demonstrations next week to protest against the government’s handling of the economy, which is mired in its worst crisis in a decade and has plunged most citizens into poverty.

The southern …

Nigerian President Condemns Latest Killings in Sokoto State

ABUJA � Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said Saturday in a statement.

Armed gangs have killed hundreds of people in northwest Nigeria this year and …

Security Council Press Statement on Abyei

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on 16 July 2019 by unknown assailants on peacekeepers of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) at the Amiet market, which resulted in the …

Merck Foundation partners with the First Lady of Malawi to build healthcare capacity and break infertility stigma in the country

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) to launch their programs in partnership with First Lady of Malawi and Ministries of Health, Information, Education and Gender; Merck foundation to train Malawian doctors in the fields Cancer, Diabetes and Fertility Care to improve access to …

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 …