Articles containing the tag ‘UN
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Mugabe Dismisses Gay Rights at the UN General Assembly

On September 28, at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ) meeting, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, dismissed calls from the United Nations to administrate gay rights in Zimbabwe. Sp... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

UN Refugee Chief Says a Crisis is Emerging in Burundi

The United Nations announced on Wednesday that they are very worried about the developments in the Great Lakes Region country of Burundi following the political unrests that have been unfolding in that country.... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Social Development Minister Threatens Xenophobia Refugees

A Burundian national is recovering in a coma in hospital after an altercation which involved the police in Durban, the media has revealed recently. He was apparently assaulted by the police with the butt of a p... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Tremor Hits Johannesburg

Areas including Kagiso, Mellville and some parts of Soweto experienced a tremor at around 8:30 am today morning. The tremor, the cause of which is clearly unknown at this moment, caused a great amount of fear a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu Islands: Australia Pledges $5m to Aid Rescue Efforts

The Australian government has announced that it will be sending aid assistance to the neighbouring islands of Vanuatu following the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam, it was announced on Saturday. Speaking... Read more »