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German chancellor supports permanent UNSC seat for Africa

May. 05, 2023 08:56 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, on a visit to Kenya, has offered support to African countries seeking a permanent seat on the U.N Security Council. Scholz told his host, President William Ruto, that he believes in African-led solutions to African issues such as...

Equatorial Guinea confirms 8 new cases of Marburg virus

Mar. 23, 2023 06:19 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Equatorial Guinea has confirmed another eight cases of the “highly virulent” Marburg virus, a deadly hemorrhagic fever with no authorized vaccine or treatment. The World Health Organization on Thursday said that brings the country’s total number of cases...

UN: South Sudan must halt fighting, move faster to elections

Mar. 15, 2023 21:57 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday demanded an immediate end to all fighting in South Sudan and pushed for swift progress by the government to ensure that delayed elections are held peacefully and freely in December 2024. The council resolution, which was...