Category Archives: Legal Judicial

DRC Humanitarian Crisis Back on International Agenda

A Senior U.N. migration official says a main success of Friday’s U.N. pledging conference for Democratic Republic of Congo is that it has put that country’s forgotten humanitarian crisis back on the international agenda.

Donors …

SOUTH AFRICA: DEPUTY PRES RAMAPHOSA TARGETS “PRESSING MATTERS” IN PUSH FOR ZUMA EXIT

CAPE TOWN– African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa pulled out of public events to focus on pressing matters, fuelling speculation that Ramaphosa was making a final push to force Jacob Zuma to step down …

Mozambique Denies Doing Business with North Korea

Mozambique is denying allegations that it continues to do business with North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions.

A CNN report published this month found that North Korea has signed contracts worth millions of dollars …

FGM Survivor Fights To Save Girls From Being Cut

Rahma Wako, 50, is an activist working to eradicate FGM 16 years after Kenya banned the practice — and 44 years after she suffered through the excruciating procedure.

She was cut and sewn at the …

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2399 (2018), Security Council Extends Sanctions Regime against Central African Republic

The Security Council extended its sanctions regime against the Central African Republic today, consisting of an arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze on listed individuals and entities, until 31 January 2019, and the mandate …