UN condemns armed attacks on Main Supply Road of CAR

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) today condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel elements.

“The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) strongly condemns the marked … Read the rest

Outdoor air pollution classified as carcinogenic by World Health Organization

air pollutionby Melissa Roper

It is not yet certain if climate change is the result of anthropogenic-sourced carbon emissions or, on the contrary, is a Sun-influenced phenomenon. As the debate on global warming versus global cooling continues, results of recent research … Read the rest

Ban Ki Moon hints UN may halt ICC cases

Ban Ki-moon
Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations has sent a signal of giving in to pressure by the African Union to stop the cases Kenyan leaders are facing at the International Criminal Court (ICC), The People has reliably learnt. This came about … Read the rest

UN president supports African calls for Security Council reform

Vuk Jeremic
Vuk Jeremic

The President of the United Nations General Assembly has also thrown his weight behind calls for reform of the Security Council. Serbian Vuk Jeremic met International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in Pretoria.

Reiterating that an urgent … Read the rest

War criminal documents released online

Goldstone, trying to upstage WikiLeaks?
Goldstone, trying to upstage WikiLeaks?

Scholars, campaigners and lawyers can for the first time readily access more than 2,200 documents from a largely unknown archive housed at the United Nations that documents thousands of cases against accused World War II … Read the rest

Mugabe’s ban on Western poll observers

A younger Mugabe on the election poster
A younger Mugabe on the election poster

President Robert Mugabe on Thursday reiterated the Zimbabwe government’s position to bar Western observers from general elections set for Wednesday, insisting that only officials from friendly nations would be allowed to monitor the … Read the rest

South Africa to return Gaddafi billions to new Libyan government

Muammar Gaddafi

An agreement has been reached on the repatriation of Libyan funds and assets from South Africa, the Treasury said on Thursday.

“The Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has agreed with the Libyan government that the repatriation from South … Read the rest

PRAAG welcomes UN investigation into Afrikaner genocide

After many letters and three overseas visits to bring violent attacks on Afrikaner farmers to the attention of the international community, PRAAG welcomes the imminent visit of a UN delegation to investigate the possibility of genocide in South Africa.

The … Read the rest