Day: October 12, 2022

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COSAFA: Angola beat Seychelles, zoom into semifinals

Luanda – National Under-20 football team qualified for the semi-finals of the Cosafa Cup after beating the Seychelles Islands 8-1, in a game played at the Mavuso stadium, in Eswatine, in the third and final round of Group B of the Southern Africa Tournament. Athletes Joy (twice), Lopes, Danilson Makokisa (hat-trick), Paxe and Luís Borges scored for Angola. In the

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Stronger United Nations-African Union Partnership Vital to Tackle Increasing Terrorism, Governance Gaps, Humanitarian Plight in Africa, Speakers Tell Security Council

Amid formidable challenges, including an uptick in terrorist attacks in the Sahel, unconstitutional changes of Government, increasing recourse to use of force to resolve disputes, and a dire humanitarian situation in several regions, all of it exacerbated by climate change, the unique partnership between the United Nations and the African Union remains a cornerstone of multilateralism, which must be adapted

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General Assembly Elects 14 Member States to Human Rights Council for Three-Year Terms

The General Assembly today elected 14 Member States to the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for promoting and protecting all human rights around the globe. By secret ballot, the Assembly elected Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica, Georgia, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Morocco, Romania, South Africa, Sudan, and Viet Nam to the Geneva-based body. All 14 members will

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12 countries elected to serve new terms on Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly elected a dozen new countries on Thursday to serve on the Human Rights Council, while Germany and Sudan secured second terms. After the ballots were cast and counted, Assembly President Csaba Kőrösi named Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Morocco, Romania, South Africa and Viet Nam to serve for three years, beginning 1

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