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Tunisia: UN Rights Office Calls for Release of Former Justice Minister

NEW YORK - Mr. Bhiri, a parliamentarian with the Ennahdha party, was taken outside his home on 31 December by men in civilian...

Merck Foundation CEO inaugurated their first Health Media Training for Gambian Media Fraternity in partnership with Gambia the First Lady

BANJUL - Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany organized their first “Merck Foundation Health Media Training” via Videoconference on 15th December 2021 in...

UNMISS Peacekeepers Teach Wau Women Money-Making Patterns

JUBA - “I used to sell veggies in the market, but it did not pay well,” says Lucia Richard Ujang, a 35-year-old widow...

Release of detainees a ‘significant confidence-building step’ in Ethiopia: UN chief

GENEVA - The Ethiopian Government on Friday freed several high-profile political detainees, a move UN Secretary-General António Guterres hailed as a “significant confidence-building...

Malawi: COVID-19 Daily Info Update (7 January 2022)

New Cases: 677Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 79,082Active Cases: 14,765Total Recovered: 61,678 (183 New) (Recovery rate: 77.99%)Currently Admitted in Treatment Units: 166 (52 New)New Discharges from Treatment...

Tunisia: Free Arbitrarily Detained Ex-Justice Minister

TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisian authorities should immediately release a former justice minister, Noureddine Bhiri, from arbitrary detention, Human Rights Watch said today.

Two children killed in airstrike on Tigray refugee camp

NEW YORK - “Refugees are not and should never be a target”, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Thursday, following...

UK, Ireland and UNICEF support Uganda’s school re-opening

KAMPALA - As schools in Uganda prepare to reopen after a prolonged period, the UK and Ireland have partnered with UNICEF to support...

HRW: “Saudi Arabia Should Stop Deporting Tigrayan Migrants to Ethiopia”

BEIRUT - Ethiopian authorities have arbitrarily detained, mistreated, and forcibly disappeared thousands of ethnic Tigrayans recently deported from Saudi Arabia, Human Rights Watch said today....

Leone Stars Bid Farewell to Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio and First Lady Fatima Bio

FREETOWN - The Sierra Leone national football team, Leone Stars, has called at State House to bid farewell to His Excellency President Dr...

High-level Malian Delegation meet Sierra Leone’s President Bio to Discuss Constitutional Rule and Peace

FREETOWN - A high-level delegation from the Republic of Mali has concluded a one-day working visit to the country to engage His Excellency...

Week-long patrol to Tonj North to help enable peaceful cattle migration

JUBA, South Sudan - Seasonal cattle migration between the states of Warrap and Western Bahr-el-Ghazal during the dry season is frequently a source...

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