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Myanmar ambassador to the United Nations has been fired: State TV

27 February 2021, 6:31 PM

Myanmar’s UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun has been fired, state television said on Saturday, a day after he urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to reverse the February 1 military coup.

United Nations and Ethiopia reach aid pact for war-hit Tigray

2 December 2020, 5:42 PM

Ethiopia and the United Nations agreed on Wednesday to channel desperately-needed humanitarian aid to a northern region where a month of war has killed, wounded, and uprooted thousands.

World leaders to mark United Nations at 75 as pandemic challenges organisation

21 September 2020, 7:14 AM

World leaders will come together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic challenges the effectiveness and solidarity of the 193-member world body.

Kolisi named as UN ambassador for the United Nations Spotlight Initiative

18 July 2020, 10:04 PM

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi is continuing to make international headlines and has been named as global ambassador for the United Nations Spotlight Initiative.

United Nations holds an urgent debate on systemic racism, police brutality

17 June 2020, 5:29 PM

The United Nation’s top human rights body will on Wednesday engage in an urgent debate on systemic racism and police brutality directed at black people in the United States.

Nardos Bekele

Why the United Nations is still relevant to South Africa?

25 October 2019, 6:09 PM

The United Nations (UN) role in ending apartheid is well documented, what is less known is its relevance to a democratic South Africa (SA).

Global listening tour launched to mark United Nations Day

24 October 2019, 8:48 PM

To mark United Nations (UN) Day, the organisation has launched a global listening tour to create awareness on the role of the UN in building the future the member states want.

Michelle Bachelet

Burundi forces United Nations to shut human rights office

5 March 2019, 1:34 PM

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.

Caster Semenya

United Nations throws weight behind Caster Semenya

22 February 2019, 12:09 PM

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).

WATCH: 73rd United Nations General Assembly

25 September 2018, 3:36 PM

The UN General Assembly debate is currently underway. 



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