Sudan-Uganda: ugandan rebels drive thousands from their homes in southern Sudan

August 22, 2009 at 6:53 am | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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United Nations – 22 Aug. 2009 – Fresh attacks carried out by a notorious Ugandan rebel group have uprooted thousands of people and spreading panic in southern Sudan, forcing the United Nations to suspend its humanitarian work in the area, the world body’s refugee arm said today. Continue Reading Sudan-Uganda: ugandan rebels drive thousands from their homes in southern Sudan…

Global fight against malaria: Tanzania gets massive malaria boost

August 19, 2009 at 9:31 am | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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The Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria will give Tanzania $111-million for treated bed nets to fight malaria, a senior UN envoy said. Continue Reading Global fight against malaria: Tanzania gets massive malaria boost…

United Nations: Cooperation with African Union crucial to promoting peace

May 30, 2009 at 2:55 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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Security Council in session28 May 2009 – Enhanced collaboration with the African Union (AU) will help to promote peace and security in Africa, members of the Security Council delegation, which recently wrapped up a week-long visit to the continent, said today. Continue Reading United Nations: Cooperation with African Union crucial to promoting peace…

Sudan: UN leader warns Sudan on expulsion of aid groups

March 6, 2009 at 4:46 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned yesterday that the Sudanese government’s order to expel foreign aid organizations in Darfur would “cause irrevocable damage to the humanitarian operations there,” according to Ban’s spokeswoman, Michele Montas. Continue Reading Sudan: UN leader warns Sudan on expulsion of aid groups…

UN role restricted to planning joint DR Congo/Rwanda operation against rebels

February 1, 2009 at 10:04 am | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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The top United Nations official to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) stressed today that the world body is only involved in planning and coordinating the joint DRC/Rwanda military offensive targeting ethnic Rwandan Hutu militias. Continue Reading UN role restricted to planning joint DR Congo/Rwanda operation against rebels…

6th EU UN-Procurement Seminar New York, 20-21 & 22* April 2009

January 30, 2009 at 2:35 pm | Posted in United Nations | Leave a comment
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The EU UN-Procurement Seminar offers information about business opportunities with the UN Procurement market, and is intended for potential new suppliers from the EU-countries. Continue Reading 6th EU UN-Procurement Seminar New York, 20-21 & 22* April 2009…

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