Category Archives: Human Rights

SOUTH AFRICA’S ONLY POET LAUREATE, WILLIAM KEROPETSE KGOSITSILE TO BE ACCORDED SPECIAL OFFICIAL FUNERAL

PRETORIA, President Jacob Zuma has accorded the late Professor William Keorapetse Kgositsile, South Africa’s only poet laureate, a special Official Funeral, to be held on Jan 16.

This was confirmed here Sunday by Presidential spokesperson …

NIGER LAUDS MOROCCAN KING’S PROMOTION OF DIALOGUE, CONSULTATIONS TO SETTLING CONFLICTS IN AFRICA

RABAT, Niger has lauded the attachment of Morocco’s King Mohammed VI to promoting dialogue and consultations as a means to settling conflicts in Africa and hailed Morocco’s unwavering support for United Nations-led actions in favour …

FRANCE CONFIDENT OF VICTORIES AGAINST EXTREMISTS IN AFRICA’S SAHEL REGION

France’s President Emmanuel Macron said after a conference to boost a young African military force countering growing extremism in the Sahel region that he foresees victories there “in the first half of 2018”.

Mr Macron …

Security Council Outlines Modes of Support, Reimbursement for Joint Anti-Terrorism Force in Sahel, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2391 (2017)

Mali’s Permanent Representative Expresses Regret over Lack of Chapter VII Mandate

The Security Council today welcomed the steady and rapid progress achieved in making the joint force of the Group of Five Sahel States (G5 …

Central African Republic: UN chief condemns killing of ‘blue helmet’ in country’s east

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the killing today of a Mauritanian peacekeeper and the wounding of three others of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) by anti-Balaka militia …