Mali vice president has confirmed takeover after interim president was arrested nine months after the military overthrow president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.Mali coup leader has ousted transition leaders and later on promised the country elections next year. The military detention of Mali president Bah Nada and his prime minister Moctar Ouane came hours after a government reshuffle left out two soldiers who led the coup in August.
US president Donald Trump has announced that he was freezing all funding to the World Health Organisation blaming it for accelerating the corona virus pandemic by opposing travel bans from China which he supported. The president declared he was cutting somewhere in the range of $400million and $500million of financing to the UN-supported body on Tuesday subsequent to blaming it for taking China's supposed lies about the spread and death pace of coronavirus at face esteem. He said those supposed goofs ha
Mutali was appointed as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zambia by the organization's Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Sunday, May 8. In her new post, she will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of all United Nations institutions working with development at the country level.
Kenya continues to ascertain herself as a global leader in leadership matters with the latest entrant being the appointment of Kenyan woman, Beatrice Mutali, to a leading position within the United Nations. Mutali was on Sunday, May 8, promoted to the position of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Zambia by the organisation's Secretary-General, António Guterres.
Slain Somali-American businessman Bashir Mohamed Mohamud was on the intelligence system radar for receiving and sending huge sums of money to Somalia. Kenyan government officials said he had first received millions of shillings from a top Somali government official before he channelled it back to various different banks. The UN chief on Monday, commended an award-winning Kenyan peacekeeper for her gender-mainstreaming work while serving in the restive Darfur region of Sudan.
Crowds celebrated in Conakry, supporting the patrolling soldiers after agents appeared on national television claiming that Guinea's President Alpha Conde had been ousted and the constitution had been revoked. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the African Union condemned the apparent coup and demanded that President Condé come to power in 2010 in the country's first democratic transition, but amended the constitution to allow him to run and be re-elected for a new term ... third time.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on Monday, September 13, announced Costa Rican economist Rebeca Grynspan as the new Secretary General. She replaces Mukhisa Kituyi, who resigned in February 2021, to pursue his presidential dreams. Grynspan, who was nominated for the post by UN Secretary General, António Guterres, and approved by the General Assembly in June, will be the first woman to serve in the position.
According to Israel, Palestinian militants have fired over 1,000 rockets in the last 38 hours, the majority of which have hit Tel Aviv.On Tuesday and Wednesday, Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes, destroying two tower blocks in Gaza.Since Monday, at least 53 Palestinians and six Israelis have been killed.
Before this covid19 pandemic,most couples had been hiding and finding refuge in their employment set-ups.They had focused too much on the financial stability of their families that they had abandoned the very basics in terms of building healthy relationships between them and their children. With most countries declaring lockdown and social distancing as measures to curb the spread of the virus,couples have been forced into confines within their homes.This has brought tension among them resulting into both m
Sanda Ojiambo has been appointed as the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). She is the Safaricom’s Head of Sustainable Business and Social Impact. General António Guterres, United Nations Secretary announced the appointment Sanda, who is the second woman to take up that position. Sanda will succeed Lise Kingo of Denmark, who has been praised by the Secretary General for her dedication and strategic leadership in the steering the work of the Global Compact and broadening its co
"I was fortunate and grateful to get the first dose of my COVID-19 vaccine today," UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday after getting his shot in New York City. "We must get to work to make sure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere. Our world can only get ahead of this virus one way — in solidarity. None of us are safe until all of us are safe. My thanks to all the essential and frontline workers who have risked their own health to protect and support their communities. Solidarity
Karim Khan has been voted in as the new International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor for a term of 9 years. He becomes the third prosecutor in the history of ICC as he replaces Fatou Bensouda. Karim is the lawyer who represented Deputy President William Ruto in his trial for crimes against humanity at the Hague following post election violence of 2007/2008 where nearly 1200 people were killed. But the cases were later dropped in 2016 in what was described as troubling incidence of witness interference and intolerable
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Sanda Ojiambo – a Kenyan - as The Chief Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact. Being the second woman to be appointed in this capacity, Sanda will succeed Lise Kingo of Denmark to whom the Secretary‑General expressed gratefulness for her unwavering dedication and focused leadership in steering the mandate of the Global Compact and expanding its contribution to the realization of the SDGs (Sustain