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IGAD force to pacify war-tone S.Sudan as warring parties disagree.

IGAD force to pacify war-tone S.Sudan as warring parties disagree.

As the one week shaky ceasefire seems to hold on in Juba, South Sudan, African leaders sitting at an AU summit in Kigali on Sunday agreed to re-enforce the UN-Mission with a regional force under IGAD if they are to save lives and pacify Juba. IGAD called on the UN Security Council to give it […]

Burundi elects amid controversy

Burundi elects amid controversy

As election day dawns in Burundi conflict  still rages with the head of Burundi’s parliament, Pie Ntavyohanyuma, fleeing the country on the eve of the key elections denouncing the president’s “illegal” third term bid. After months of conflict and over 70 deaths – the latest being three people killed in gunfire and grenade blast on […]

Ban Ki Moon Wants Museveni to intervene in Burundi

Ban Ki Moon Wants Museveni to intervene in Burundi

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has appealed to President Yoweri Museveni to help avert the deteriorating situation in Burundi and restore peace. He also urged him to try and bring the two warring factions in the South Sudan conflict to negotiate conclusive peace agreements for the country. Ban Ki Moon and President […]

Ban Ki-moon to meet DR Congo rebels in Addis Ababa

The signing of an agreement aimed at bringing back peace in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo will take place in Addis Ababa on Sunday and it would attract observers from Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, Congo Brazzaville, Tanzania, South Africa and Kenya. Others to attend the signing ceremony include the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Hon. Ban […]

Museveni, Ban Ki Moon return from Ethiopia

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon are among the world leaders who have left Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after attending the 18th African Union summit. Others who have left Ethiopiaare Benin’s President Thomas Boni Yayi, and Libyan interim Prime Minister Abderrahim el-Keib. Over 40 heads of states attended the summit. […]

UN calls for better women representations in Parliaments

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called for bigger numbers of women in Parliaments of different countries. Ban told a high-level forum on women and democracy, held in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, that it was time for “faster and wider progress” in promoting the participation of women at all levels of society. “When […]

Ban Ki-moon gets nod for another term as UN Secretary General

The Security Council announced today that it is recommending to the General Assembly that Ban Ki-moon be appointed to a second consecutive term as Secretary-General of the United Nations. In a closed-door meeting this morning at UN Headquarters in New York, the Council’s 15 members adopted by acclamation a resolution on extending Mr. Ban’s time […]

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon appeals for better maternal health care

The Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon has called for more efforts to ensure better maternal health services in order to prevent avoidable deaths of mothers while giving birth. Ban who was speaking today during a visit to Ethiopia said that while there has been remarkable progress in the fight against maternal mortality, more effort […]

Ban Ki-Moon hails Cancún agreements on Climate Change

UN Secretary General  Ban Ki-moon has hailed the agreement reached at  the United Nations climate change talks in Cancún as an “important success for a world much in need of it,”. Known as the Cancún agreements, nations after a two week meeting agreed a package of decisions to help countries advance towards a low-emissions future, […]

Ban Ki-moon congratulates Uganda on enacting ICC law

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon has hailed Uganda for passing a law to operationalise the implementation of the International Criminal Court statute in Uganda. Ban Ki-moon who arrived in Uganda on Sunday was speaking after participating in a commemorative football match that also included Uganda President, Yoweri Museveni, war victims and […]

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