[Togonews] The United Nation Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Thursday, 19 May 2016.
Malawi has ordered opposition political parties to halt coronavirus awareness campaigns, calling the efforts a politicization of the pandemic. While Malawi has yet to confirm a case of the virus, President Peter Mutharika last week declared COVID-19 a national disaster and opposition parties have been going door-to-door to educate people on symptoms and prevention. […]
Uganda’s parliament has come under scrutiny after legislators allocated themselves a total of $2.6 million to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers say the funds are being used to feed constituents. But the High Court may order them to return the money. Early this month, Uganda’s parliament passed a supplementary budget of $80.2 million meant to […]
The turmoil and crises the international community faces clearly demonstrate the disasters that may occur when human rights are “neglected and ground down,” the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, said today in a wide-ranging address to UN Member States in New York. Presenting his annual report to the UN General…