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Briefers, Delegates Stress Vital Need to Restore Governmental Cooperation, Deny Al-Shabaab Space, as Security Council Takes Up Situation in Somalia

Permanent Representative Faults Arms Embargo for Limiting Security Forces while Giving Extremist Group Comparative Advantage

The tasks of restoring c…

Somalia: Failed Gu’ rains push Somalia into severe drought (as of 9 May 2019)

5.4 million food insecure people

1.2 million children projected to be malnourished in 2019

2.6 million internally displaced people

IN FOCUS: Food insecu…

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

All right, good …

Secretary-General Appoints George Conway of Canada Acting Deputy Special Representative, United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of George Conway of Canada as Acting Deputy Special Representative …

Baidoa Urban Profile – Working Paper and Spatial Analyses for Urban Planning Consultations and Durable Solutions for Displacement Crises [EN/SO]

The purpose of the working paper is to prepare a rapid urban planning exercise for elaborating on solutions for long term urban development and current dis…

World’s Worst Air is in S. African Coal Community

MIDDELBURG, SOUTH AFRICA South Africa’s coal mining heartland has the worst air quality in the world, according to a recent study by environmental …

Millennium Challenge Corporation Improves Electricity Access in Malawi with GE Power’s Energy Management System (EMS)

GE’s (www.GE.com) EMS will provide real-time and remotely managed information on Malawi’s electrical grid and power outages; Project wil…

Honoris United Universities adds a leading health sciences school and pioneering medical simulation centre to its pan-African network

Honoris United Universities (www.Honoris.net), the first private pan-African higher education network announces two major developments, with Tunis…

South Africa: Government Activities for the Week 10 – 16 September 2018

Government has scheduled the following briefings/activities for the week: 10 – 16 September 2018. The activities, which are aligned to the Nation…

South Africa sends condolences to Sudan following the drowning of school children

The South African Government has, on behalf of the people of South Africa, sent a message of condolences to the Government and the people of the Republic of t…