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Ghanaian AI framework gains acceptance into UNITU, WHO standardisation

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A Ghanaian Artificial Intelligence (AI) entity that specialises in the development of AI solutions for healthcare has its work on ‘Precision Evaluation’ included...
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Ashanti Gold SC CEO awarded the 2019 Gold Star Order by UN

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Ashanti Gold SC CEO who doubles as GFA EXCO member, Frederick Acheampong has been awarded the 2019 Gold Star Order of the Face of...
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Council on Foreign Relations-Ghana to launch official journal

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The Council on Foreign Relations-Ghana, an independent, nonpartisan and nongovernmental institution, specializing in Ghana's foreign policy and international affairs, will launch its official journal,...

2nd IFMS: IOM Director-General calls for “Robust Evidence” in Foreign Policy

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According to the Director-General of International Organization for Migration(IOM) António Vitorino he has put migration data at the centre of his vision for IOM,...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

World powers call for end of foreign meddling in Libya

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World leaders attending the Libya Conference in Berlin on Sunday called for the end of foreign meddling in the Libyan conflict, pledging to set...

50 Junior officers of GAF to participate cadre programme

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A total of 50 junior officers of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) have been enlisted in a two-week minor staff duties cadre...
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Libyan rivals must adhere to cease-fire – UNSMIL

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday urged the Libyan rival parties to adhere to the cease-fire announced recently in the...
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Over 5 million people in Somalia need assistance in 2020 – UN

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More than 5 million people in Somalia will require humanitarian assistance this year, the UN humanitarian agency said on Tuesday. According to...

Africa’s most celebrated teacher Peter Tabichi meets His Holiness Pope Francis

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Peter Tabichi, the Kenyan science teacher who won the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019, was honoured to meet His Holiness Pope Francis at...
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Zambia calls for creation of agency at UN to help internally displaced persons

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The Zambian government has called for the establishment of a dedicated agency at the United Nations (UN) which will be dealing with issues affecting...

Iran urges Security Council to condemn the killing of Gen Soleimani

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The Islamic Republic of Iran is urging the United Nations (UN) Security Council to condemn the killing of its top Military Commander, Major General...
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International partners call for timely preparations for elections in Somalia

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International partners on Thursday reaffirmed the importance of timely and effective preparations of the 2020/21 elections in Somalia. The partners including the...
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UN commends Zambia on improved human development ranking

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The United Nations (UN) on Thursday commended Zambia for making good strides in the 2019 Human Development Index (HDI) ranking. The UN...

UN says floods affect over 547,000 people in Somalia

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Flooding in parts of Somalia has impacted more than 547,000 people, of whom 370,000 have been displaced from their homes, destroying livelihoods and infrastructure...
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UN says Food insecurity threatens 45 million in southern Africa

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A record 45 million people across southern Africa will be severely food insecure in six months, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. ...
Climate change

Spain offers to host UN Climate Change Conference

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Spain has offered to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) in Madrid following the decision from Chile to step down as...

At least 2 million IDPs return home in NE Nigeria: UN official

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At least 2 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria's northeast region have recently returned home, a UN official said Wednesday. This is due to...
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East African bloc condemns attack on UN, AMISOM compounds in Somalia

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The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mahboub Maalim, on Monday condemned Sunday's attack on the United Nations (UN) and the...
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Pushing for a green economy & clean energy —Joyce Msuya

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Africa is grappling with myriad environmental and climate challenges, from drought to loss of biodiversity, cyclones and plastics pollution. Africa Renewal’s Zipporah Musau spoke...
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AU, UN urge calm ahead of presidential election in Guinea-Bissau

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The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and African regional economic communities on Tuesday urged all political actors in Guinea-Bissau to resolve any...
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AU, UN develop roadmap to guide anti-terror activities

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the UN have met in Mogadishu to develop a comprehensive roadmap to guide the AU mission's...
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Kenya secures funding from UN for family planning

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Kenya has secured additional 387 million shillings (3.7 million U.S. dollars) from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in support of the country's request...

UN,AfDB High-Level Meeting Calls for Speed and Action on SDGs

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An estimated 390 million people living in extreme poverty, hunger and food insecurity, Africa is in a race against time to deliver on...
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UN to fund Blue Growth Initiative project in eastern Africa region

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The United Nations (UN) is set to fund a blue growth initiative project that will benefit five countries in the eastern Africa region. ...

Turkish Weapons Could Become Key Obstruction for Haftar’s Offensive on Tripoli

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While the offensive of the Libyan National Army (LNA) commanded by Field Marshal Halifa Haftar in Tripoli against the armed groups controlled by the...
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UN to honor Malawian fallen soldier with highest award

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The United Nations is expected to decorate a fallen Malawian soldier with the "Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage" for the courage he...
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United Nations worried over increasing inequality

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The United Nations has expressed concern about the deepening inequality gap in the world. Madam María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

UN, AU urge South Sudan rivals not to delay forming unity government again

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There should be no further delay in forming a new unity government in South Sudan beyond the six-month extension period, the UN, African Union...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

Joint UN, AU mission in South Sudan to shore up peace process

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A high level mission from the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) arrived in South Sudan...
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Benin: UN Calls for Calm Over Controversial Elections

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The United Nations on Thursday asked for restraint in Benin after controversial elections led to violence. "We are closely following the unfolding developments in the...