Category: World

Expectant Mothers mistreated while giving birth in developing countries – WHO

A World Health Organization (WHO) - led study reveals that more than one-third of women in developing countries experience maltreatment from health personnel during child birth in health facilities. The…

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UN Cash Crisis: World body may not be able to pay staff salaries

The United Nation’s Chief Antonio Guterres says the organisation is facing its worst cash crisis in nearly a decade, because member states have not paid their expected contributions. In a…

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TICAD7: Japan PM warns Africa over debt accumulation as China’s presence grows

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday reportedly cautioned African leaders against accumulating too much debt, in an apparent reference to Chinese infrastructure projects that some blame for damaging the…

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UN pays tribute to women humanitarians on World Humanitarian Day

The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has honoured the contribution of tens of thousands of women humanitarian aid workers who provide life-saving support to vulnerable people caught up in crises…

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ICC in search of new Prosecutor

The International Criminal Court is in search of a new Prosecutor, as the current Prosecutor of The Hague Based Court, Fatou Bensouda's term expires on 15 June 2021. “The Assembly…

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Man who incited violence in Cameroon jailed in London

A man who posted messages calling for violence in Cameroon on his social media accounts has been jailed for two years after counter terrorism detectives spotted one of his posts,…

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Manchester United Sack Mourihno as Manager

Zidane, Simeone And Pochettino tipped to take over By Emmanuel Beng in Buea. Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho after an unimpressive start of the premier league this season. United…

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“Never give up tackling the world’s many challenges,” – Antonio Guterres says on UN Day

Marking the 2018 United Nations Day, which falls on 24 October, Secretary-General António Guterres is urging the men and women of the UN, and those they serve, to “never give…

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Pope Francis likens an abortion to hiring a “contract killer”

The Holy Father has compared having an abortion to hiring a "contract killer". "Interrupting a pregnancy is like eliminating someone," Francis said in his address to worshippers on Wednesday. "Getting rid…

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UN SG sad challenges he highlighted last year remain unresolved

Amidst persisiting world crises, leaders and diplomats representing the 193 members of the United Nations have converged for the annual General Assembly, in New York, USA. For the second time…

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