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Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security

Failure to govern new technologies to combat global warming could aggravate existing threats to international peace and security

Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health

Across all countries and societies, access to health and healthcare services ought to be top priority

Mandela left us the fabric for a new SA

He acted within a specific context and entrusted all South Africans to build the society we want

Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations secretary-general expressed regret on Friday that South Africa, Burundi and Gambia want to leave the International Criminal Court.

The United Nations needs a global parliamentary assembly

Establishing a citizen-elected body at the UN would be a tool to bring us closer to more inclusive and more responsive global solutions.

More UN peacekeepers accused of sex crimes

More UN troops in the DRC are accused of abusing those they were meant to protect - and face paternity claims from their alleged victims.

When Bob calls the kettle black

The trouble is Mugabe probably knows that, according to international laws, he’s not much better than those he is criticising.

Nigeria awaits election results with Jonathan pitting against Buhari

Nigerians awaits the first results of a closely fought general election. UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for calm after deadly riots followed 2011 polls.

Ban Ki-moon takes on Netanyahu

Israel's plans for settlements in east Jerusalem are a 'clear violation of international law'.

Israel says meeting heavy resistance within Gaza

Israeli forces say they were met with heavy resistance from Hamas when they pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip.

Israel air strikes kill 20 on third day of Gaza campaign

Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 20 people on the third day of a military operation, including four women and four children.

UN outraged by abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls

The United Nations is demanding Boko Haram to immediately release the more than 200 girls, who are believed to still be within Nigeria's borders.

UN chief slams ‘appalling atrocities’ in CAR

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned the drawn-out conflict in the Central African Republic that has left thousands dead and over a million displaced.

CAR: A fighting chance is not enough

NEWS ANALYSIS: The Central African Republic can only succeed if it is given the opportunity to develop, writes David L Smith.

South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire

President Salva Kiir's government and the rebels backing Riek Machar have signed a ceasefire deal, a "critical first step" in peace negotiations.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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