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South Sudan Said To Be Heading For A Hunger Catastrophe

A precious food distribution in South Sudan. UNHCR and WFP fear that too many people may be cut off from assistance if conflict...

Boko Haram Strikes Again Now In Kautikari?

Report has it that an attack is currently ongoing in Kautikari village, seven kilometres away from Chibok town in the southern part of Borno...

Reports Of Ongoing Violations In Venezuela

Rupert Colville, spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. UN Photo The United Nations today expressed concern about the continuing human rights...

Aid Delivery In Syria Still Hampered By Obstacles?UN

A UNHCR container truck heads for Sweida with aid to be distributed to needy Syrians displaced within the south of their country. Photo:...
Frank La Rue, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. Photo: Violaine Martin

UN raises concern over trial of human rights defenders

A group of independent United Nations experts today voiced serious concerns at the arrest, detention and prosecution of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and...

Our Ongoing Strike Is Justified-Dr. Ego Uzoezie

From Nweke Nweke, Onitsha The Provost, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Dr. Ego Uzoezie has justified the reason the college defied the ongoing...

Displaced families in north-west Syria get food supply

WFP has started moving more food supplies from Turkey into northeast Syria through the Nusaybin border crossing point to assist displaced families cut...

Seun Kuti alongside others have taken to the street of Lagos

Today is the D-day. And Seun Kuti alongside others have taken to the street of Lagos in protest against insecurity, corruption, injustice, unemployment,...

UN official say number of refuge seekers has doubled now

The number of people seeking shelter at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base in the Unity state capital, Bentiu, has doubled...

Syrian parties have shown no respect for human life

Speaking out strongly against yesterdays deadly car bomb attacks on a busy shopping street in the Syrian city of Homs, the United Nations Emergency...

UN chief calls for an end to voilence in CAR

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid a visit to the Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday to focus the world's attention on a crisis that has...

Uneasy Calm As MASSOB Members Moves To Sensitize Community On Ongoing CONFAB

Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday in Nnewi, Anambra State, disrupted human and vehicular movement for several hours...

Ban ki-Moon to visit Russia and Ukraine whilst SC meets

19 March 2014 ? Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart today for a visit to Russia and Ukraine as part of his diplomatic efforts to...

Entries For Heroes Of Change Ongoing

The MTN Ghana Foundation, the corporate social investment arm of telecommunications leader MTN, has announced that it has begun verification of nominations after receiving...

Road, Works, housing and Energy Sectors First To Benefit From Eurobond

On-going projects in the road, works and housing and the energy sectors would be the first to benefit from the Eurobond proceeds.750 million dollars...

NPP Hold Vigil For Sir John

Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie aka 'Sir John' A lawyer has revealed there are behind-the-scenes diplomacy for jail prospects Hopeson Adorye and NPP General Secretary Kwadwo...

Ombatse Killings: Eggon Witnesses, Counsels Withdraw From The Ongoing Judicial Commission Of Inquiry

By Rabiu Dogara, Nasarawa Witnesses from Eggon community along with nine counsels representing the various Eggon communities in the ingoing Judicial Commission of Inquiry...

NGF Crisis unfortunate for Nigeria’s emerging democracy-Bishop Job

The Catholic Archbishop of Ibadan Diocese, Most Rev. Felix Alaba Job, on Monday described the crisis generated by the just-concluded Nigerian Governors Forum...

Israeli Restrictions On Palestinians Impeding Development

Street scene in Gaza. Photo: World Bank/Natalia Cieslik 6 June 2013 ? The United Nations labour agency is calling for lifting restrictions on movement,...

The Process of Self-Improvement

Cutting down a tree? It works a lot faster when you sharpen your saw. And you can cut through a pile of drawings more...

Okorocha Resolves To Complete All On-Going Road Projects Before He Leaves Office

Imo state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has reinstated his administration?s resolve to complete all ongoing road projects in the state before the expiration of...

Ongoing mining disputes hurt growth in Mongolia

Following disagreements between the government and major international mining firms, Mongolia is taking steps to reassure investors.?However, it has proven difficult to convince interested...

Tensions Threatening to knock off Serbia-Kosovo talks

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) Farid Zarif briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Mark...

Torture remains a serious concern in detention facilities across Afghan

Afghan National Police in training in Kabul. Photo: UNAMA/Eric Kanalstein 20 January 2013 ? Torture remains a serious concern in numerous detention facilities across...

UN Team Expected In Mali Tomorrow To Help With Ongoing Crisis

Joao Honwana. UN Photo/Evan Schneider18 January 2013 ? A United Nations team is set to arrive in the Malian capital of Bamako tomorrow...

Zimbabwe: Leading activist detained in ongoing crackdown on dissent

Zimbabwe: Leading activist detained in ongoing crackdown on dissentLONDON, United-Kingdom, January 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? A leading human rights activist in Zimbabwe...

WFP Warns Of Growing Shortages In War-Torn Syria

Syrian children outside their UNHCR tent at Jordan?s Za?atri refugee camp. Photo: UNHCR/M. Abu Asaker 8 January 2013 ? The United Nations food relief...

Ga East MCE inspects ongoing road projects

Mr John Kwao Sackey, Ga East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), on Monday inspected ongoing road projects in the Municipality to ascertain the progress of...

Funeral rites for Yakowa on-going

 Prominent Nigerians are in Kaduna for the burial of former governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State. He will be buried later today. Presently, funeral rites...

UN and humanitarian partners seek $1.5 billion for ongoing Syria crisis

Radhouane Nouicer, Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for Syria, addresses press conference launching the humanitarian response to the ongoing crisis. UN Photo/Violaine Martin 19 December 2012...