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POLITICS

After a 20-Month Lockdown, UN Plans to Return to Near-Normal by Mid-November

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 01 (IPS) - The United Nations, which suffered a pandemic lockdown over the last 20 months-- with most staffers tele-working from their homes-- is expected to return to near-normal, come November 15. In a letter to New York-based staffers, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that “in the light of improved conditions” relating to the spread of corona virus infections, “the exception, which currently allows staff members to telework up to four days per week, will be discontinued, beginning November 15.”

  1 month ago ago
After a 20-Month Lockdown, UN Plans to Return to Near-Normal by Mid-November

ENVIRONMENT

UN CHIEF Has Just Revealed Crucial Information To The Public

PARIS - An inability to slice worldwide discharges is setting the world on a "cataclysmic" way to 2.7 degrees Celsius warming, UN boss Antonio Guterres cautioned Friday only weeks before crunch environment talks. His remarks come as a United Nations report on worldwide discharges vows found rather than the decreases expected to stay away from the most noticeably terrible impacts of environmental change, they would see "an extensive increment".

  2 months ago ago
UN CHIEF Has Just Revealed Crucial Information To The Public

COVID

Basic Education announces disruption in more than 80 schools

The department of Basic Education has announced that more that 80 schools in Gauteng were threatened and many classes also disrupted last week. The Department who released this information said these schools are located within the Gauteng, with 30 in Daveyton and almost 40 in Tsakane area and among other areas of Gauteng. The department now called on communities to ensure that respective schools within their communities are not disrupted and threaten for this will have serious implication on learners. The department

  1 year ago ago
Basic Education announces disruption in more than 80 schools

EDUCATION

Motshekga finally explained her reason why school calender would not move to next year

The Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has reiterated its stand that this year academic calender will not move into 2021 but musy end by December 2020. The minister said the basic education department has concluded to finalise in ending the year school academic year in December by every means. The minister said every parent should aware that academic program for this year has been concluded without going back. She said the reason is that the departments will not be able to cope with several new grades

  1 year ago ago
Motshekga finally explained her reason why school calender would not move to next year

POLITICS

Ethiopian government kill 550 people said to be rebels.

After receiving a noble peace prize the Ethiopian leader has gone rogue with the government said its forces killed at least 550 people loyal to the ruling party of the northern Tigray region, as the African Union called for an immediate cease fire. Thousands of people continue to flood into the neighboring Sudan fleeing the grotesque hand of the once respectable prime minister Abiy Ahmed. Abiy described his government’s military campaign in the Tigray region as law enforcement operations that he said will

  1 year ago ago
Ethiopian government kill 550 people said to be rebels.

CRIME

Listening To The Voices Of Older Persons Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic

MEC RAKGOALE URGES THE YOUNGER GENERATION TO PROTECT AND LOVE OLDER PERSONS.   Limpopo MEC for Social Development Mme. Nkakareng Rakgoale has urged young people and the broader society to continue to care for older persons. This as the 15th of June marks the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to highlight the plight of elders at the hands of their relatives or society.   This year's theme is listening to the voices of older persons amid the coronavirus pandemic The day is also commemorated during a time wh

  1 year ago ago
Listening To The Voices Of Older Persons Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic

POLITICS

Antonio Guterres to deliver Nelson Mandela 2020 annual Lecture

This year's annual Nelson Mandela Lecture will be delivered by the United Nations Secretary-General on July 18th. The Nelson Mandela Foundation announced the theme of the lecture, "Tackling the Inequality Pandemic - A new Social Contract for a New Era". The speech by the 9th Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, comes at a time of great global unease amidst an international public health emergency due to the coronavirus and other global fragilities including racism, protracted conflicts

  1 year ago ago
Antonio Guterres to deliver Nelson Mandela 2020 annual Lecture

HEALTH

COVID-19: Antonio Guterrez applaud Africa

We all know what was said of Africa just few months ago. African supposed to be dying in numbers, almost few months after the start of this pandemic. Africa have the lowest number of infected, even death when we compare to the rest of the World. African are the World most vulnerable people because of poverty. African rely on aids from the West and East, Africa is where people suppose to die from virus. Each country in Africa, have shown to the rest of the World that we can contain and slow the spraid of thi

  1 year ago ago
COVID-19: Antonio Guterrez applaud Africa

CRIME

Surge of Domestic Violence Due Coronavirus Lockdowns Globally -UN Warns

The incumbent United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a "horrifying global surge" in domestic violence during the corona virus crisis and urged governments to step up efforts to prevent violence against women. Secretary-General António Guterres speaking at a virtual news briefing at United Nations headquarters in New York last week said "violence is not confined to the battlefield." He went on to say that "We know lock downs and quarantines are essential to suppressing COVID-19, but th

  1 year ago ago
Surge of Domestic Violence Due Coronavirus Lockdowns Globally -UN Warns

SPORTS

Egypt Seriously Dealing With Press As Regards Issues Associated with Coronavirus See For Yourself.

Coronavirus: Egypt heightens press crackdown over pandemic, says Amnesty  Columnists scrutinizing the official state line on COVID-19 have been tossed into prison blamed for fear based oppression, state campaigners.  The specialists have clarified that any test 'will be seriously rebuffed', says Amnesty  News coverage has viably become a wrongdoing in Egypt with the specialists utilizing the coronavirus flare-up to increase its crackdown against the media, a human rights bunch has cautioned.  As the qua

  1 year ago ago
Egypt Seriously Dealing With Press As Regards Issues Associated with Coronavirus See For Yourself.

COVID

Speak Out and Up for the abused elderly persons around you

The Limpopo MEC for Social Development Nkakareng Rakgoale urges the younger generation to protect and love older persons. Rakgoale has also urged the broader society to continue to care for older persons. This as the 15th of June marks the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to highlight the plight of elders at the hands of their relatives or society.  She said this year's theme is "listening to the voices of older persons amid the coronavirus pandemic".  "The day is also commemorated during a time wherein th

  1 year ago ago
Speak Out and Up for the abused elderly persons around you

POLITICS

U.N. Chief warns, "We Are At Breaking Point" at Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

The UN secretary made a statement on Saturday saying that “we are at breaking point”, as global famine and inequality sees an upward surge during the time of the novel coronavirus. While delivering his speech at the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, Antonio Guterres said, “Covid-19 has been likened to an X-ray, revealing fractures in the fragile skeleton of the societies we have built.” He continues to say that, “It is exposing fallacies and falsehoods everywhere: The lie that free markets can deliver

  1 year ago ago
U.N. Chief warns,

POLITICS

Are we ready for a female president?

Earlier this month, the UN Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, stated that the COVID-19 pandemic has ‘a woman’s face’.This is undeniable.

  8 months ago ago
Are we ready for a female president?