Carole Landry

Carole Landry covers the United Nations for @AFP. Postings in Moscow, Washington, Johannesburg and Paris.

Africans win UN vote on Britain’s last colony

Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos

UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the center of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the centre of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

Matjila lashes out at UN over Western Sahara

The SA Ambassador told the council his government had considered opposing the measure that renewed the MINURSO mission until October 31

Haley: US ‘will be taking names’ during UN vote on Jerusalem

​US Ambassador Nikki Haley promised that she will report back to President Donald Trump with the names of those who support a draft resolution

World leaders anxious to hear Trump as UN assembly kicks off

Trump takes the podium at the General Assembly, presenting his message to the world as he pushes his nationalist "America First" agenda.

US softens North Korea resolution ahead of UN vote

Washington has led the international drive to punish the rogue state after it detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear device earlier this month.

Security Council fails to adopt Palestinian resolution

A UN resolution for a Palestinian state and the end to the Israeli occupation fell short of being adopted by the Security Council.

Will climate funding ever reach those in need?

African leaders set their sights on battling climate change on Tuesday on the final day of a summit hosted by President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Africa seeks stronger global voice ahead of Nice summit

African leaders made their case for a stronger voice in world affairs on Monday ahead of a summit hosted by President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention