The Secretary -General’s remarks on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 2018

By | 21 March 2018

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination commemorates the Sharpeville massacre — the horrific killing of 69 people peacefully demonstrating against apartheid in South Africa. The apartheid regime was based on institutionalized racial discrimination. It was ultimately – and thankfully – consigned to history on the release from prison and accession to the… Read More »

Listeria Outbreak in South Africa

By | 14 March 2018

What exactly is Listeriosis? Listeriosis is food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) bacterium. –Web MD Picture: National Institute for Communicable Diseases.  How do you get infected with Listeria? According to the World Health Organisation (WHO):  “Listeriosis affects a variety of animals. Foodborne infection in humans occurs through the consumption of contaminated foods, particularly… Read More »

United Nations Secretary-General and African Union Commission Chair Appoint Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations hybrid Operation in Darfur

By | 7 March 2018

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki today announced the appointment of Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).