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Bring the United Nations closer to the people, urges Assembly President in her inaugural speech

The new session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Wednesday with its President pledging to use her year in office to bring the world body closer to the

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Somewhere, every five seconds, a child under 15 dies – new UN report

Around 6.3 million children under the age of 15, died from mostly preventable causes last year, the equivalent to one child dying every five seconds, according to a new report compiled by

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Ghanaians says farewell to Kofi Annan

ACCRA (AFP) – A steady stream of mourners on Tuesday paid their respects to the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, as his body lay in state in the capital of his

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Cameroon appoints Clarence Seedorf as new head coach of the Indomitable Lions

Clarence Seedorf is now the head coach of the Indomitable Lions, Cameroon’s national football team. Cameroon’s Ministry of Sports made the announcement on Saturday. The recruitment of the former Dutch

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Colombia’s new president Iván Duque sworn into office

Colombia’s newly-elected President Iván Duque took office on Tuesday, pledging to unite the country and improve economic growth. The conservative political newcomer was elected in June after a divisive election