Libyan authorities must shoulder the burden to support country’s ‘vulnerable’ south

21 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 2 Views
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Despite years of promises to address the “vulnerable heart” of Libya – the country’s south – conditions around its water and oil resource wealth have continued to deteriorate at “an alarming rate”, the United Nations envoy for the country told the Security Council.

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Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali

21 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 2 Views
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Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali.

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Migration surge leaves children stranded, begging on Djibouti’s streets

17 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 17 Views
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Begging, scrubbing cars or selling themselves on the street for sex are a way of life for many children in Djibouti, according to a survey released by the International Organization Migration (IOM) on Tuesday.

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UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor

17 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 5 Views
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The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, moral leader, who showed the way in helping refugees and migrants to integrate”.

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Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

17 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 19 Views
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At least 21 people are known to have died when Islamist al-Shabab militants stormed a luxury hotel compound in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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More urgency needed to help increasing numbers ‘locked out’, before 2030, says UN’s Bachelet

16 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 4 Views
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Many countries are failing to protect and promote the interests of all their people – despite pledging to do so in 2016 – the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday.

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Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms

15 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 3 Views
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With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of expression and opinion, and the right to peaceful assembly and association.

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UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor

15 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 3 Views
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The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, moral leader, who showed the way in helping refugees and migrants to integrate”.

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CHANGE IN THE OLD SOUTH: GWINNETT COUNTY GETS FIRST BLACK WOMAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIR

15 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 31 Views
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The South will rise again—but this time in a definite shade of blue rather than Confederate grey. At least that is the goal of newly-elected Democrats in Georgia. The midterm election was an exclamation point, underscoring a process of change that has been quietly underway for some time. Nationally, eyes are on Georgia, particularly Gwinnett County and the first black woman to chair the county’s Democratic party.

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LINDA ABAKUS-MALLAN: DEAR WOULD-BE MUMPRENEURS, BE READY TO PUT IN THE WORK

14 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 24 Views
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Linda Abakus-Mallan is a graduate of Pharmacy. She obtained her B. Pharm degree at the University of Jos, Plateau, Nigeria.

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