JOHANNESBURG South Africa can now strip refugees of their asylum status if they engage in any political activity related to their home countries, according to a new law that critics call illegal …Read More
ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said Monday he intends to modify the constitution ahead of an October presidential election seen as a test of the country's stability.
A rise in …Read More
WASHINGTON - Botswana's former President Ian Khama is strongly denying allegations of corruption and voicing his concerns about the direction of the country.
In an interview with VOA's Nightline Africa radio program, …Read More
The General Assembly today adopted five humanitarian focused resolutions, primarily on strengthening coordination of United Nations humanitarian and disaster relief assistance, while rejecting two amendments proposing to remove language related to reproductive …Read More
Votes Called for Drafts Related to Social Development, Durban Declaration amid Concerns over Wording on Foreign Occupation, Divisions at 2001 Conference
The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) concluded its work today, …Read More
DAR ES SALAAM, UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, is working in partnership with the government of Tanzania in the fight against gender-based …Read More
DAR ES SALAAM, The Tanzanian authorities have reversed a decision to disqualify many opposition candidates from local elections on Nov 24.
Minister of State Selemani Jafo said leniency would be shown to …Read More
Several Representatives Point to Equitable Burden, Responsibility Sharing as Expression of Cooperation
One year after the signing of the Global Compact on Refugees, the inaugural Global Refugee Forum, to be held in …Read More