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In DR Congo
Oct 2nd, 2012
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More than 25,000 Congolese refugees have returned to their homes in the northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) under a voluntary repatriation programme that was launched in May by the United Nations refugee agency. “The 25,000 mark was passed last Friday – the current total of those helped b...
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In Equatorial Guinea
Sep 27th, 2012
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Helping developing countries make progress in eradicating extreme poverty is the most pressing issue that the international community faces today, the President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, told the United Nations General Assembly today. “The annual victims of hunger and disea...
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In United Nation (UN)
Sep 27th, 2012
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While re-affirming his country’s commitment to multilateralism and the role of the United Nations in dealing with international peace and security issues at the General Assembly, the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, today called for steps to ensure that the world body is not marginalized on such...
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In Madagascar
Sep 26th, 2012
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Madagascar seeks support on eve of final phase of political transition At the General Assembly today, Madagascar’s Transitional President, Andry Rajoelina, called on the United Nations for continued international support for his Indian Ocean country as it approaches elections that are the final phase...
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In Namibia
Sep 26th, 2012
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Namibia and Uganda, at UN debate, stress role of regional bodies in resolving conflicts The United Nations should consider the views of regional organizations when it comes to resolving conflicts, Namibia’s President, Hifikepunye Pohamba, told the General Assembly’s high-level debate, commending the ...
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In Egypt
Sep 26th, 2012
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Egypt President highlights Palestine issue as key concern Addressing the United Nations General Assembly for the first time since becoming his country’s first democratically and freely elected civilian President, Egypt’s Mohamed Morsy today highlighted his nation’s progress over the past 18 months, w...
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In Senegal
Sep 26th, 2012
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Africa deserves ‘more equitable partnership’ with world, Senegal President tells UN debate Only through more equitable partnerships with the global community can African nations achieve full development and consolidate democracy, Senegal’s President, Macky Sall, told the United Nations General Assemb...
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In Nigeria
Sep 26th, 2012
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Nigerian leader praises UN, regional roles in maintaining peace The United Nations’ urgent assistance is crucial in order to bring peace and security to West Africa, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan said today at the General Assembly’s high-level debate, while also acknowledging the role played ...
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In Kenya
Sep 26th, 2012
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At UN General Debate, Kenyan President flags key role of peaceful resolution in conflicts While highlighting his country’s progress on various fronts over the past ten years in the General Assembly today, the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, today said that its achievements were built on the a “bedro...
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In Benin
Sep 26th, 2012
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African leaders warn UN Assembly of conflicts and crises on their continent African leaders took the podium on the opening day of the 67th United Nations General Assembly’s high-level debate with a focus on the conflicts and humanitarian crises that block the path to development on their continent. B...