Thursday 7 July 2016 21:34
The UN Security Council has unanimously extended the mandate of the AU Mission in Somalia (Amisom) with a key strategic objective to eliminate the terrorist group Al-Shabaab.
Wednesday 22 June 2016 09:15
North Korea launched what appeared to be a second intermediate-range Musudan missile on Wednesday.
Saturday 21 May 2016 17:46
Somalia' has been urged to speed up approval of new election rules to ensure an August vote is held on time, saying delays put recovery from conflict at risk.
Wednesday 11 May 2016 21:29
The UN Security Council has observed a moment of silence for the victims of terrorist attacks globally during an open debate on countering the narratives and ideologies of terrorism.
Wednesday 4 May 2016 05:46
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution condemning attacks against medical facilities or medical and humanitarian personnel exclusively engaged in their duties.
Wednesday 27 April 2016 21:19
The State of Palestine’s Ambassador to the United Nations says South Africans inspire his people to continue their struggle for freedom.
Thursday 10 March 2016 06:47
Members of the UN Security Council are negotiating a draft resolution that would tackle the escalation in sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers, particularly in Africa.
Thursday 11 February 2016 06:17
The United Nations has warned that up to 300 000 people living in the Syria's second city of Aleppo could soon be cut off from humanitarian aid.
Monday 8 February 2016 06:56
The United Nations Security Council will adopt a new resolution in the coming days expanding the sanctions regime against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Wednesday 3 February 2016 17:03
It is all well and fair for the AU to meet periodically to take stock, but such gatherings will lose significance if the world can stop to take Africans as serious as they’d like to be taken.
Friday 22 January 2016 14:39
UN Security Council diplomats told Burundi officials on Friday that a crisis that has left hundreds dead had to be resolved by dialogue.
Thursday 14 January 2016 05:52
A United Nations Security Council visit to Burundi later this month becomes the latest effort by the international community to establish a political process in Burundi.
Tuesday 17 November 2015 05:41
Members of the UN Security Council have observed a minute’s silence in tribute to the victims of recent attacks in Paris.
Monday 16 November 2015 23:26
The United Nations (UN) said on Monday it plans to redeploy some 300 peacekeepers to Central African Republic from a UN mission in Ivory Coast.
Friday 6 November 2015 23:33
The UN Security Council will convene on Monday to discuss the worsening situation in Burundi.
Friday 30 October 2015 23:45
South Africa says it sees China and India as equal partners as the two Asian giants aggressively expand their footprints in Africa's growing markets.
Friday 9 October 2015 23:33
The UN Security Council has given its backing to European naval efforts to stem the tide of illegal trafficking across the Mediterranean from Libya.
Friday 9 October 2015 22:42
The UN Security Council has amended the mandate of the UN Mission to South Sudan in support of the newly signed peace agreement in the country.
Thursday 8 October 2015 23:23
The Foreign Minister of the Sahrawi Republic says there is a unanimous call from his people for a return to war with Morocco over the occupied territories.
Wednesday 7 October 2015 23:32
The outgoing chief of the UN Mission to the DRC has told the Security Council that the political situation in the country is increasingly being marked by the electoral process.