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  • UN supports Finland in its fight against terrorism

    Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Violaine Martin (file) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today condemned the terrorist attack in south-western Finland which killed at least two people. “The United Nations stands in solidaritywith the Government of Finland in its fight against terrorism and violent… Read More ›

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  • AfDB supports African leaders in efforts to accelerate development in the region

    The African Development Bank has given its support to Southern African leaders in their efforts to accelerate development and growth in the region.  AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina was among a host of leaders who delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the… Read More ›

  • African Union condemns Barcelona attack

    The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, has strongly condemns the terrorist attack that was carried out in Barcelona’s Las Ramblasarea, in which thirteen lives were lost and dozens injured. The Chairperson… Read More ›

  • As hundreds more still missing, 1,100 households directly affected by flooding in Sierra Leone

    The death toll is expected to continue to rise over the next few days and weeks, as emergency teams search through the debris and mud.

  • South Sudanese refugees in Uganda exceeds one million

     As the number of refugees from South Sudan in Uganda passes one million – the vast majority of whom are women and children – the United Nations refugee agency today reiterated its call for urgent additional support. “Over the past… Read More ›

  • UN says EU new policy on Mediterranean Sea Rescue threatens life

    The European Union’s new policy on Mediterranean Sea rescues threatens life and breaches international standards, two United Nations independent human experts today cautioned. “The EU’s proposed new action plan, including a code of conduct for organizations operating rescue boats, threatens life… Read More ›

  • Sierra Leone: Mercury International donates Le 400,000,000 to support government’s emergency response to the mudslide affectees

    Sport betting companies in the Sierra Leone, Mercury International, has donated the sum of four hundred million Leones (Le 400,000,000) to support government’s emergency response to affectees of the August 14th deadly mudslide. President Koroma thanked Mercury International for their… Read More ›

  • Sierra Leone: Missing people feared dead

    As Sierra Leone continues to mourn the death of hundreds of people after a hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud, families are searching for loved ones that are… Read More ›