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    DR Congo: Fighting threatens stability of entire region, envoy warns

    Briefing the Security Council in New York, UN Special Representative Bintou Keita urged ambassadors to do all they can to prevent the fighting in...

    UN allocates $100 million for underfunded emergencies

    The new allocation from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is, however, among the lowest in recent years on the back of falling donor...

    News in Brief 20 February 2024 |

    This is the News in Brief from the United Nations WFP halts food aid delivery to northern Gaza Insecurity has forced the World Food Programme (WFP)...

    ‘Despicable’: Harvard Denounces Nazi-Esque Image Shared by Anti-Zionist Faculty Group

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Harvard University denounced an antisemitic image depicting a Jew lynching an African American and an Arab which was released by a...

    World News in Brief: Papua New Guinea violence, Ukraine’s displaced, $2.6 billion DR Congo...

    Authorities are urged to engage with provincial and local leaders in a dialogue to achieve durable peace and respect for human rights in the...

    Gazans ‘hanging by a thread’, warns WFP

    The UN emergency food relief agency (WFP) warned that Gaza is “hanging by a thread”, calling for urgent access to allow it to reach...

    UPDATING LIVE: Security Council to vote on ceasefire in Gaza

    09:30 AM: Tabled by Algeria, the draft resolution would also have the Council reiterate its demand that all parties scrupulously comply with their obligations...

    Chinese arrested for alleged illegal mining in Nigeria

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    Civilians beheaded in Mozambique reign of terror

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    South Africa’s 2024 Budget Speech a daunting task

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    Rural SA youth upskilled in ICT

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    Millions face hunger amid Sudanese crisis

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    Nigeria pilots ‘5G Tech Spaces’ project

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    Gaza: Israeli advance on Rafah would have ‘dire humanitarian consequences’

    Sigrid Kaag reiterated Secretary-General António Guterres’s concern that such an operation at present time would be potentially disastrous for innocent civilians. “There are more than...

    University of California Student Government Passes BDS Legislation

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The University of California-Davis (UC Davis) student government passed on Friday legislation adopting the boycott, divestment, and sanctions, (BDS) movement and...

    Antisemitism Accusations Lodged Against Middlebury College

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Accusations of institutional antisemitism against Middlebury College in Vermont have been lodged in a civil rights complaint filed by StandWithUs (SWU),...

    News in Brief 19 February 2024 |

    This is the News in Brief from the United Nations. Israeli operation in Rafah would have ‘dire humanitarian consequences’ Any military operation by Israeli forces against...

    Russia Seeks to Unify Palestinian Factions, Including Hamas and Islamic Jihad, at Forthcoming Moscow...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Russia will seek to unify the various Palestinian factions at a special meeting in Moscow next week, one of Moscow’s top...

    Anger As London Statue of Iconic Jewish Singer Amy Winehouse is Vandalized With Palestinian...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The authorities at one of London’s most popular open-air markets have confirmed that a sticker of a Palestinian flag placed over...

    UK bill to send asylum seekers to Rwanda ‘undercuts human rights’: UN rights chief

    “You cannot legislate facts out of existence,” said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk, calling on the UK Government to reconsider the bill...

    Israel Reprimands Brazil For Holocaust Comparison

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli leaders blasted Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for his comparison of Israel’s war against the Hamas terrorist group...

    We all want an Afghanistan at peace, UN chief says in Doha

    Speaking to journalists during a two-day meeting with regional and national special envoys for Afghanistan, António Guterres said that there was consensus among delegates...

    Scholarships reignite LGBTQ conflict in Zimbabwe

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    SmartOne expands North American footprint

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