United Nations General Assembly

By IndepthAfrica
In Rwanda
Oct 18th, 2012
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UNITED NATIONS—The UN General Assembly elected Rwanda, Argentina and Australia to the 15-national Security Council on Thursday for 2013 and 2014. Rwanda and Argentina were unopposed in their bids for the Africa seat and the Latin American and Caribbean seat, but needed to win a two-thirds majority of...
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Oct 18th, 2012
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By Ambassador Joseph Stafford When I arrived in Khartoum over three months ago to take up my duties as the Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy to Sudan, I was immediately struck by the friendliness and openness of the Sudanese people and their interest in the American people. I was welcomed...
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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By Hakeem Baba-Ahmad  For Vanguard If the man talking nonsense is a fool, the man listening should not be. — Hausa Proverb A curious story in one of the news dailies a few days ago said that former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair advised our President Goodluck Jonathan to disregard the voice...
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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Moses Kofi Yahaya Over the last two decades under the auspices of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Ghana has hosted thousands of refugees fleeing from its war ravaged neighbors, Liberia and Ivory Coast. But a troubling trend has emerged among the refugees; some of them are braz...
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In Nigeria
Oct 1st, 2012
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Beloved countrymen and women, on this day, fifty-two years ago, our founding fathers brought joy and hope to the hearts of our people when they won independence for our great country. Nigeria made a clean break with more than six decades of colonial rule, and emerged as a truly independent nation. Th...
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Oct 1st, 2012
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by Hindessa Abdul Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s presence in New York for the United Nations General Assembly will rather be remembered for the 40 minutes odd interview with the Voice of America (VOA) than the significance of his speech at the podium. While there was nothing new in t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 28th, 2012
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By: Alan Caruba On June 20, 1936, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia addressed the League of Nations following the annexation of his nation by Italy the previous year, after Mussolini’s army had invaded. Both nations were members of the League. It condemned the invasion and had imposed economic sanct...
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In Ethiopia
Sep 28th, 2012
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In his maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemarim Desalegn, today said that his country will keep contributing to regional integration efforts, but its success in this regard will depend on conditions being met in two areas: peace and stability an...
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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 Comoros
Sep 27th, 2012
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Comoros voices climate change concerns while Cape Verde flags development needs The leader of the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros, President Ikililou Dhoinine, took the podium at the United Nations General Assembly today to appeal for international aid to help small countries like his confront th...