Tag archive for ‘UN’
By admin On Friday, June 19th, 2020

Kenya elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council

KENYA was elected to the UN Security Council on Thursday, defeating Djibouti for a seat designated for African countries. The run-off took place one day after elections to select five new non-permanent members More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Kenya’s case as it seeks the UN security council seat

As with tradition, Kenya’s envoys in various jurisdiction will host other diplomats to secure support for her bid of the UN security council seat, in London. Kenya is up against Djibouti who have remained More...

By admin On Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Women seek greater role in rebuilding the Central African Republic

By Zipporah Musau The current security and humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is dire—a reality that has prompted women of the CAR to make one urgent request to the international More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Kenya’s HIV Programmes to brave the Elections

When violence broke out following the announcement of Kenya’s poll results in 2007, Henry Mwiterere and his family fled to safety shortly before their house, in the Rift Valley town of Burnt Forest, was burned More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Use and Abuse of a Humanitarian Principle

  A worker carries food supplies to a needy cause Following the 9/11 attacks and the launch of the Global War on Terror, many humanitarian policy wonks spoke of a new era of heightened aid instrumentalization More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Russia’s Arms deal for Assad Regime

v2-yak-130 among those sold to Assad by Russia… Russia has been accused by Western diplomats of reneging on a pledge to stop supplying arms to the Syrian regime. The assurances made over a month ago were presented More...

By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Mali -What Next?

The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists’ drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over, and the country’s future unsure. IRIN More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

UN hits DRC rebels with Sanctions

The UN Security Council slapped an arms embargo on Monday on M23 rebels and their alleged Rwandan allies, the FDLR, amid a flare-up of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern region. The council More...

By admin On Monday, November 26th, 2012

UN urges governments to harness Diaspora Remittances for Development

Nationals of the world’s poorest countries who work abroad sent home some $27 billion in 2011. The governments of those countries should strive to employ this vast resource – which largely goes in private More...