UN peacekeeper killed in Mali
A Nigerian peacekeeper was killed Saturday in an attack on the United Nations' stabilization mission in Mali, the UN said.
On World Press Freedom Day, stakeholders seek socially responsible, free media
The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called on everyone to defend the rights of journalists whose efforts help to build a better world for all.
Buhari, Guterres to co-chair special session to raise $50bn to recharge Lake Chad
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the acceptance of the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres to co-chair a Special Session...
Terror attacks on the rise in Mali
Security is worsening in Mali with terror attacks on the rise, targeting UN peacekeepers, Malian troops, international forces and civilians, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned in a report on Tuesday. The threat from extremist groups has spread from northern Mali to the center of the West African country, complicating efforts to implement a peace deal…
UN chief sees 'wind of hope' in African peace deals, elections
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Saturday that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.
‘Climate change is biggest threat to global economy’
The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has warned that climate change was the most important global systemic threat in relation to the global economy that required a unified response in the form of inclusive multilateralism involving all parts of society. Speaking to leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week in Davos, the UN’s…
From Guterres to warning Ghosn: Top quotes at Davos
Here are some of the top quotes from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Thursday, where the business elite faced yet more accusations of inaction on climate change. "Climate change is running faster than we are. I believe we are losing the race." -- UN chief Antonio Guterres sounds the alarm on global…
UN chief sues for peace in DR Congo ahead of polls
The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on political actors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to work together for a free and fair elections on Sunday. Guterres, in a statement, also encouraged all Congolese citizens to seize “this historic opportunity” to participate in the consolidation of the country’s democratic institutions. The UN…
UN pushes Yemen rivals for truce at Sweden talks
UN chief Antonio Guterres led his mediators Thursday in a last-minute push for a truce in the Yemen war as rebels and the government wrangled over a key port and airport.