Ban Ki-moon

By IAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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FROM Global Witness, contact: EMMA VICKERS, On the third anniversary of its independence, South Sudan looks like it is sliding into a dangerous cycle of oil-backed debt. The new budget, announced last week, signaled that another 3 billion SSP ($1 billion) would have to be borrowed from oil companies ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Ban Ki-moon The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic – opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins. I have just returned from a visit to the country...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2014
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended “another historic milestone” in Tunisia’s democratic transition with the adoption of the country’s new constitution. In a statement from his spokesperson, Mr. Ban encouraged Tunisia’s political actors to ensure the next steps of the tran...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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The President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly; Heads of State and Government; The Secretary-General; Distinguished Delegates; Ladies and Gentlemen. Mr President, 1. On behalf of the Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I salute you as you preside over the 68th Session...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 27th, 2013
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At least 80  people have been killed after security forces attacked a protest by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo, according to the Muslim Brotherhood. Doctors at a field hospital said another 1,000 people had been wounded in clashes on the road to Cairo’s international ai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2013
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Recently Rwanda has come under much scrutiny by its neighbors who are asking President Kagame to negotiate with the FDLR. (WASHINGTON DC) – Foreign Policy is a complex labyrinth of balancing local needs with international interests. This act requires awareness of one’s population, needs of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2013
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* Report blames both militants and Somali forces for abuses * U.N. urges enforcement of ban on Somalia charcoal trade By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, June 3 (Reuters) – The number of children killed, maimed, abused and recruited to fight in Somalia dropped by more than half in the first qua...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2013
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On April 15 heads of Moroccans political parties held a meeting to discuss the groundbreaking draft resolution for human rights in Western Sahara.  The meeting was devoted to the latest developments regarding the National Question in the United Nations, and especially initiatives aimed at distorting ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2013
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Why has there been no serious UN investigation into this crime? Nineteen years ago today the Falcon 50 Jet carrying two heads of state in Central Africa was shot down by a surface to air missile. Juvenal Habyarimana of Rwanda and Cyprian Ntaryamira of Burundi Presidents Juvenal Habyarimana of Rwanda ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2013
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Islamist militants have launched an attack on Timbuktu in northern Mali, penetrating the city center. French forces have deployed to help the Malian military repel the Islamist fighters. Malian troops evacuated the regional governor and two foreign journalists from Hotel Colombe in Timbuktu’s c...