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At United Nations, Afghan women appeal: don’t let Taliban in

22 October 2021, 1:59 AM

A group of Afghan women urged the United Nations to block the Taliban from gaining a seat at the world body, calling for better representation for their country during a visit to the organisation’s New York headquarters on Thursday.

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.

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.

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.

WATCH: 73rd United Nations General Assembly

25 September 2018, 3:36 PM

The UN General Assembly debate is currently underway. 

SA to attend United Nations ministerial meeting

13 November 2017, 7:45 PM

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.

United Nations welcomes Ethiopia’s decision to withdraw forces in certain regions

25 December 2021, 11:54 AM

United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has welcomed the government of Ethiopia’s announcement, that the Ethiopian National Defense Force will pause fighting at its current positions.



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