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Terrorist groups ‘exploiting power vacuums’, UN chief warns

Sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 48 per cent of deaths attributed to terrorist groups globally inn…

United Nations’ Guterres: Chief servant of many masters

By Owei Lakemfa THE tours through Europe and Africa from April 26, 2022, by Antonio…

Conviction of journalist, symbolic of media repression in Myanmar – UN rights chief

Since the military takeover, at least 126 journalists, media officials or publishers have been detained…

UN Chief: Crisis in Tigray has reached “disastrous proportions“

Fighting began in November 2020 when forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front attacked a…

UN condemns bomb attack outside mosque in Afghanistan

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday condemned a bomb attack targeting…

UNGA-76: Buhari returns with “special assignment’’ from UN

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a loaded weeklong engagements…

Guterres to Buhari: Continue to use leadership position to stabilize W/Africa

By Ismaila Chafe Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has commended President Muhammadu…

UN rights boss says has credible reports of Taliban executions

Independent U.N. human rights experts, in a joint statement, said that many people were in…

Terrorist groups adapt to new technologies, expand across Africa – UN official

The so-called Islamic State in the Greater Sahara's “West Africa Province” will likely gain from…

UN deputy chief warns of a ‘hurricane of humanitarian crises’

Shootings, bodily and sexual assault, kidnappings and other attacks affecting humanitarian organisations, have increased tenfold…