Gambari’s appointment great asset to Nigeria, Africa, says Ban Ki-Moon
Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has described the appointment of Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa at large.
Ban, Gates, other global leaders urge acceleration of climate adaptation
On the heels of one of the deadliest climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders...
Politics and poverty caused past conflicts in East Africa – not climate change, but is this about to change?
It seems obvious that climate change has – and will – cause human conflict and the mass movement of people. Look at the effects of the droughts in Syria, Darfur and Ethiopia. The former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon even described the ongoing war in Darfur as one of the “first climate wars”.
UN, Nigeria align to promote international happiness
When the United Nations in 2011 passed a resolution endorsing the concept of celebrating international happiness globally, the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon did not hesitate to key into the notion by his instant endorsement, apparently admitting that every person living.....
Buhari ratifies Paris agreement on climate change
Nigeria has become the latest country to ratify the Paris Climate agreement, which aims to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change by cutting carbon emissions.
Amina Mohammed sworn-in as UN Deputy Sec-Gen
Ms Amina Mohammed, the immediate past Minister of Environment, has been sworn-in as the fifth Deputy Secretary-General of the UN at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.
Jammeh will dance naked
Niccolo Machiavelli said in The Prince that “All well-governed states and wise prices have taken care not to reduce the nobility to despair, nor the people to discontent.” President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia seemed to have ignored these words of wisdom.
Ban returns to South Korea after hinting at presidency run
Retired UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon returned to South Korea Thursday as momentum builds around his possible run in elections to succeed impeached President Park Geun-Hye.