Tag: United Nations

A large march in Laayoune denounces ‘despicable terrorist attack’ on civilians in Es-Semara

November 5, 2023

A large march was held on Sunday in Laayoune to denounce the "despicable terrorist attack" perpetrated against civilians in the city of Es-Semara, the spiritual ... Read More

Hand-in-Hand Investment Forum aims to boost funding for agrifood systems in Sahel

October 30, 2023

Governments from Africa’s Sahel have recently met with potential donors and other organizations at the Hand-in-Hand Investment Forum 2023, organized by the Food and Agriculture ... Read More

Mali rejects delay in UN troops’ departure, Malian and Russian forces relocate to northern region

October 17, 2023

While the United Nations voiced concern on Saturday (14 October) over an escalation of fighting in northern Mali, the Malian foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop said ... Read More

Africa’s food security: Nigeria, Egypt impacted by rising agri-commodities, fertilizer prices

September 26, 2023

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and Moscow’s withdrawal in July from the Black Sea Grain Initiative has driven up global food and commodity prices, severely ... Read More

Africa Climate Summit: continent’s leaders ‘must dare speak unspeakable’

August 24, 2023

As Kenya is preparing to host the Africa Climate Summit next month, African leaders should be ready for serious and frank discussions about the climate ... Read More

Putin, Mali’s Goita discuss Niger crisis amid Western fears of growing Russian influence in Sahel

August 16, 2023

Mali’s military leader and interim president, Assimi Goita, had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday about the escalating situation in Niger, ... Read More

Sudan crisis: UN, aid agencies urge global action as situation ‘spirals out of control’

August 16, 2023

UN agencies and humanitarian organizations are urging global action as millions of people in Sudan run out of food and many die due to the ... Read More

Egypt pulls out over 460 peacekeepers from Mali as UN mission is parking out

August 3, 2023

Over 460 peacekeepers from the Egyptian combat and convoy escort battalion working for United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have pulled out ... Read More

Ethiopia: millions starving as US, UN suspend aid after massive theft

June 26, 2023

As the United States and the United Nations demand that Ethiopia’s government yield its control over the vast aid delivery system supporting one-sixth of the ... Read More

Mali accuses UN of ‘espionage’, calls for pullout of UN peacekeepers

June 22, 2023

Mali's ruling junta has asked prosecutors to probe the UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA for "espionage" just days after the government in Bamako called on the ... Read More