News headlines for “Conflicts in Africa”, page 2

  1. Urgent support needed for Chad, as arrivals from Sudan top 100,000: UNHCR

    - UN News

    The head of the UN refugee agency UNHCR, is calling on the international community to urgently increase support for new arrivals crossing the border from Sudan.

  2. Uganda: Guterres voices deep concern as Anti-Homosexuality Act signed into law

    - UN News

    UN chief António Guterres is “deeply concerned” after Uganda’s president signed into law a punitive so-called “Anti-Homosexuality Act”, the UN Spokesperson said in a statement released late on Tuesday.

  3. UN chief strongly condemns DPRK spy satellite launch

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned the latest satellite launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), his spokesperson said in a statement on Wednesday.

  4. Economic woes dash job prospects in low income countries: ILO

    - UN News

    Soaring debt levels compounded by high inflation and rising interest rates have dashed job-seekers’ hopes in developing countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) warned on Wednesday.

  5. Waiting Game for Nigerian Students Awaiting Evacuation on Egyptian Border

    - Inter Press Service

    ABUJA, May 30 (IPS) - Seven weeks after the bloody conflict in Khartoum, Sudan started, and 41 days after the Nigerian government began the evacuation of residents studying there, students are still on the Egyptian border waiting to be airlifted back to their home country.

  6. IAEA chief outlines five principles to avert nuclear ‘catastrophe’ in Ukraine

    - UN News

    The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to unambiguously support five principles aimed at preventing a nuclear accident amid the war in Ukraine, now in its 15th month.

  7. Belarus: ‘Unprecedented level of repression’ must end, say UN rights experts

    - UN News

    A large group of UN-appointed independent human rights experts on Tuesday called on the Belarusian authorities to immediately release all those being held on “spurious charges”, simply for exercising their fundamental rights to peaceful assembly, association and expression, to be released without delay.

  8. Racism which scars societies, must be stamped out, forum for people of African descent hears

    - UN News

    Racism is a global problem, and every country must take a stance against it, General Assembly President Csaba Kőrösi said on Monday, addressing the latest meeting of a UN platform to improve the safety and quality of life of people of African descent worldwide.

  9. Fresh diplomatic gains must match action on the ground in Syria to end war

    - UN News

    Action on the ground must match diplomacy’s steadily advancing gains towards ending the 12-year-old war in Syria, where violence is once again, killing a growing numbers of civilians, the top UN official in the country said on Tuesday.

  10. Nearly half of Haiti going hungry, new food security report warns

    - UN News

    A total of 4.9 million people in Haiti – nearly half of the country's population – are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, according to a new UN-supported report.

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