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UN protests Gambia army takeover of electoral commission

UN chief urges Gambia military to end takeover of election commission United Nations, United States | AFP |  UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned the military takeover of Gambia’s independent electoral commission, calling on the army and police forces to immediately leave the IEC’s offices. The seizure of …

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Museveni opposes arms embargo on South Sudan

President Yoweri Museveni and United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon have discussed the conflict in South Sudan, with the two leaders pushing for a strong message to the warring factions. Museveni however disagreed with a UN proposal to impose an arms embargo saying this would create a vacuum …

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Framework of hope

By Ban Ki-moon and Jim Yong Kim In Africa’s Great Lakes region, peace dividend must follow peace deal Africa’ s Great Lakes region today has the chance to achieve something that has eluded its war-weary people for several decades.  It can silence the guns, boost trust and trade between neighbors, …

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Ban Ki-moon to visit Uganda

By Julius Businge World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will make a historic joint visit to Africa’s Great Lakes region from May 22 to 24 in support of a recent landmark peace agreement and to push for economic development in one of …

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Human rights day

By Joan Akello This year’s theme is inclusion and the right to participate in public life for all people including women, youth, minorities to make their voices heard in public life and be included in political decision-making. Human rights, are aimed at ensuring that every individual is entitled to a …

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