Politics

United Nations General Assembly Meets With President Buhari Over Insecurity

Ms Maria Espinosa, President of the United Nations General Assembly arrived Abuja on Monday on a working visit to Nigeria, stating that addressing the challenges in Africa was a priority of the UN. Espinosa said that Africa was at the forefront of global development and her visit to the region for the second time as […]

Economic Report

Oil tops UN envoy’s meeting with LNA Chief

The United Nations envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salameh sought to persuade  Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar to return the oil crescent region to the control of the National Accord Government of Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. Salameh held talks with Haftar at his headquarters in al-Rajma outside of the eastern city of Benghazi,said a statement by […]

Diplomatic Channel

United Nations Technology Bank will promote development

The United Nations (UN) has opened Technology Bank in Turkey, thereby welcoming a new member into the fold, which will help poor nations leapfrog development challenges. The Bank aims to address the development challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation (STI), which also represents a significant milestone for the whole 2030 Sustainable Development […]

Economic Report

United Nations calls for action against tuberculosis

(NEW YORK) – The UN has said no fewer than 1.6 million people are killed annually by tuberculosis(TB) and the disease would cost about one trillion dollars in economic loss by 2050. “Despite being curable and treatable, TB kills more than 1.6 million people every year and only about half the cases are diagnosed properly. […]

Security

Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

(Paris) – Libya’s rival leaders arrived in Paris on Tuesday for a meeting aimed at agreeing a political roadmap that would help restore order in the country, where lawlessness has fed Islamic militants, human trafficking and instability in the region. Representatives of twenty countries, including Libya’s neighbors, regional and European powers, the United States and […]