The United Nations in South Africa joined the Department of Science and Technology in celebrating Africa Day at the Freedom Park in Pretoria. The day is marked annually on 25 May to celebrate the founding of the Organization of African Unity (now called the African Union) in 1963. The theme for this year was “Celebrating… Read More »
25 May 2017 Africa Day 2017 comes at an important moment in the continent’s endeavours towards peace, inclusive economic growth and sustainable development.
17 May 2017 00:01:16 United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres’, message to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers (English) United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres’, message to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
— Two fallen peacekeepers from South Africa to be honoured at ceremony at UN Headquarters – The United Nation Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Wednesday, 24 May. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and will preside over a ceremony at which the Dag… Read More »
Durban, South Africa – Less than three years after reuniting with her husband in South Africa, following the political violence that forced their flight from Rwanda in 1999 and the subsequent disintegration of her family, 29 year old Chantal Uwamahoro was once again forced to bid him farewell but for the last time as he… Read More »