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Racism pervasive, dangerous — UN

Racism is “dangerous, abhorrent, ugly” and remains pervasive, says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in a message marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Established by the UN General Assembly in 1966, the event is observed on March 21, annually to remember 69 anti-apartheid protesters killed by South African police in 1960. Among
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Federal Government, UN dialogue on inclusive, sustainable Food Systems

UN chief appoints Ghanaian diplomat as Deputy Envoy for UN mission in Somalia

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appointed Ghanaian diplomat Anita Kiki Gbeho to serve as the Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations mission in Somalia. The Office of the UN spokesperson said this in a statement. “United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the appointment of Anita Kiki Gbeho of Ghana as his new
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UN chief ‘strongly condemns’ Borno killings

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned “in the strongest terms” Saturday’s killing of 43 farmers by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno. Guterres reacted to the massacre in a statement by his spokesperson Mr Stéphane Dujarric, in New York on Monday. Reports say many others, including women were kidnapped in the attack on rice farmers
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Federal Government, UN dialogue on inclusive, sustainable Food Systems

Killing of #EndSARS Protesters: You must hold perpetrators accountable, UN tells FG

By Perez Brisibe The United Nations, UN, has tasked the Nigerian government to ensure that it investigate and hold perpetrators of the attack on armless protesters in Lekki, Lagos State accountable. The position of the UN is the latest by international organisations and world powers on the reported shooting of #ENDSARS protesters by soldiers in
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