Category Archives: Governance

Highlighting Ways to Stop Weapons Flowing into Vulnerable Regions, Delegates in First Committee Call for Stricter Export Controls

Stemming the steady flow of conventional arms into vulnerable regions required proper export controls and improvements in the implementation of existing instruments, delegates told the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) today during a debate …

UN and partners launch campaign to tackle new fungus strain threatening world’s bananas

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Wednesday that it is working with partners to help protect the world’s banana crops a new strain of fungus, known as Fusarium wilt TR4, which …

Elections in Kenya

The United States Government is deeply concerned by the deterioration in the political environment in Kenya in advance of the October 26, presidential election. We remain committed to supporting a free, fair, and credible election …

Violence in Cameroon

The United States is deeply concerned about violence and the loss of human life in protests that have taken place in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon since October 1. The Cameroonian government’s use …

SA shows generosity to its soldiers

Sponsors of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Goodwill Parcel Project have pledged goods worth R2.4 million towards the project as it marks its 16th anniversary.
The pledges were made over the weekend during …

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