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UN meets partners to deliberate on issues facing persons with disabilities

by editor1 / Dec 12, 2017 / 0 comments

-Experts from at least 10 African countries have convened in Windhoek to deliberate on issues facing persons with disabilities for a four-day workshop.

35 Namibian police officers leave on peacekeeping mission to Sudan

by editor1 / Dec 07, 2017 / 0 comments

-Thirty five Namibian police officers are leaving for the war torn Sudanese region of Darfur and the disputed region of Abyei.

Namibia conducts national mercury assessment in line with UN treaty

by editor1 / Nov 06, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is conducting a national mercury assessment.

UN condemns bombing in Somalia, offers support

by editor1 / Oct 16, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA-AP

-The United Nations' senior envoy in Somalia on Sunday condemned the bombing Saturday that claimed more than 230 lives in Mogadishu and offered the world body's support for Somalia.

UN urges governments to engage internet service providers to ensure access and fair prices

by editor1 / Sep 27, 2017 / 0 comments

The United Nations urges governments to thoroughly interrogate the issue of internet service providers to ensure they are not blocking websites and slowing down connectivity deliberately as well as overcharging.

Geingob tells UN ‘include us or risk losing respect’

by editor1 / Sep 21, 2017 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob has told the United Nations that failure to reform and grant Africa a permanent seat with veto powers could result in the institution not being respected.

Trump to make UN debut

by editor1 / Sep 18, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA-Reuters

-US President Donald Trump makes his debut at the United Nations Monday, with an address on UN reform.

UN General Assembly President condemns dumping of rubbish into the sea

by editor1 / Jun 08, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA-AP

-The United Nations General Assembly President, Peter Thomson, has condemned dumping of rubbish into the sea.

Africa to boycott UN General Assembly if Security Council representation bid fails

by editor1 / May 17, 2017 / 0 comments
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African Union

-African nations plan to boycott the United Nations General Assembly, if the continent's call for representation on the Security Council is not considered.

North Korea will continue to test missiles

by editor1 / Apr 19, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) vice foreign minister has confirmed that the country will test missiles on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis in what it deems is a response to aggression.

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