Burundi has forced the United Nations to shut its local human rights office after 23 years, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday.
The United Nations (UN) is throwing its weight behind Caster Semenya in her fight against new rules planned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The UN General Assembly debate is currently underway.
Palestine’s representative at the United Nations has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of more than 45 Palestinians and the injuring of close to two-thousand by Israeli forces along the Gaza border Israel.
Close to 100 countries, including South Africa, will attend a two-day United Nations ministerial meeting beginning on Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada where improving the gender balance of peacekeeping operations and ending the recruitment of child soldiers will be among the main focal points.
Amid continuing turmoil and crises, it was a year of major strides for diplomacy as the United Nations worked to negotiate peace, instill hope and define a sustainable future for all.
Whilst the 2-0 defeat to Highlands Park this past weekend may have brought an end to Supersport United’s hot and cold season, it also saw veteran midfield engine Reneilwe Letsholanyane turning out for Matsatsantsa for the very last time.
Banyana Banyana have wasted no time in getting down to business as their preparations for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup continue.
The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday.
Bidvest Wits are gearing up for their Nedbank Cup quarter-final match against Chippa United in Johannesburg on Saturday evening.