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Opposition in Madagascar requests internal mediation from UN.

The opposition in Madagascar on Monday said it was shunning a UN special envoy who is trying to broker an end to a political crisis ahead of a general election. “Let the Madagascans speak to each other,” opposition member of parliament Hanitriniaina Razafimanantsoa told protesters gathering for the 17th straight …

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MALI: UNIDENTIFIED GUNMEN KILL ONE, WOUND OTHERS IN HOTEL ATTACK

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Unidentified gunmen killed one person and wounded at least two others late on Wednesday in an attack on a hotel in the central Mali town of Bandiagara regularly visited by United Nations staff and humanitarian workers, witnesses said. Just two days ago, Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga visited Bandiagara and …

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United Nations lauds Africa for continental free trade deal.

The United Nations has welcomed the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), congratulating the leaders upon creating one of the world’s largest trading blocs with over 50 countries. In a statement issued by the global body’s secretary general, Antonio Guterres, the United Nations said the move is …

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D.R Congo: Collective of Catholic churches call on UN for help

The Collective of Catholics at the center of the marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to strengthen the role of the UN mission ahead of the December scheduled elections. The coordinating committee in a letter to the UN said, it …

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UN rights expert exposes mass opposition arrests by Eritrea government.

Eritrean authorities detained hundreds of perceived opponents this month after a school director who defied government orders died in custody, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Most of those arrested were males and some were as young as 13, Sheila B. Keetharuth, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur for human rights in …

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ETHIOPIA MUST PROBE, PROSECUTE CULPRITS OF RECENT KILLINGS-SAYS U.N.

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has expressed concern over the reinstatement of a state of emergency (SOE) in Ethiopia – the second in the last two years. Zeid delivered his remarks on global update of human rights concerns at the 37th section of the …

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