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Conflict and the environment

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The UN General Assembly declared 6 November the International Day for Preventing Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Humanity has always counted...

Four countries accused of violating Libya sanctions – UN report

Jordan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey repeatedly violated an arms embargo on Libya and it is “highly probable” a foreign attack aircraft...

Security Council told of challenges facing peacekeepers

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Organised crime, breakdowns in law and order and attacks by extremists are examples of challenges faced by UN peacekeepers the Security Council heard, during...

UN’s top woman cop is from Senegal

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Major Seynabou Diouf of the Senegal National Police is the 2019 UN Female Police Officer of the Year. Major Diouf currently leads a task force...

Tripoli migrants seek refuge with the UN

Migrants were released from a detention centre in Tripoli as heavy gunfire rang out across the city, witnesses and the United Nations said. At...

Unserviceability of prime mission equipment costs SANDF millions

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In what is probably the most telling example made public to date of the impact the lack of defence funding, South Africa forfeited more...

Pay problems loom at the UN

]The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don’t pay what they owe, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

UN Security Council and African alliances

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The Security Council’s engagement with member states, partner organisations and institutions in conflict prevention efforts on the African continent is needed “more than ever”,...

All not well in Zimbabwe – UN envoy

Zimbabwe’s political and economic environment is deteriorating, causing anxiety as hopes fade for any improvement in living conditions, a United Nations human rights envoy...

Push for new Libya talks at UN

Major powers sought to bury differences over Libya at the United Nations after six months of war plunging the oil producing nation into crisis...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...