Daily Archives: February 17, 2019

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore’s remarks at Munich Security Conference: “Human Security in the Middle East”

“I appreciate this opportunity to discuss human security in the context of the Middle East. A region that has seen too little peace. Too much conflict. And a continued unraveling of the diverse social fabric …

MEC Donald Grant and Chief Africa brief media on festive season road safety campaign, 18 Feb

Minister Grant and Chief Africa to brief the media on successful festive season road safety campaign

Tomorrow, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Provincial Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa, will be briefing the …

Army: 5 Boko Haram, 4 Soldiers Killed in NE Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Five Boko Haram fighters and four soldiers were killed in fighting in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Sunday, in the latest clashes between troops and jihadists.

Army spokesman Sagir Musa said five …

Defying the odds: The story of a Nepalese female peacekeeper serving in South Sudan

Lance Corporal Mina Thapa not only defied the odds by joining the army � a male-dominated field � but went a notch higher by accepting to be a part of the Nepalese military peacekeeping force, …

Sudan Lawmakers Cancel Meeting on Constitutional Changes

Sudan’s state-run news agency says a parliamentary committee tasked with amending the constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for another term has abruptly canceled its meeting.

SUNA says the meeting was scheduled for …