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UN Chief Calls For Urgent Humanitarian Support To Sudan.

UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock today called on the international community to act faster to scale up humanitarian support to Sudan. The humanitarian situation is deteriorating for millions of people, particularly in the central and eastern regions, as the country strives to address the effects of erratic weather, multiple disease …

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Winnie Byanyima Swears In As UNAIDS New Boss.

Winnie Byanyima was on Thursday morning sworn in as UNAIDS Executive Director by UN Secretary-General António Guterres during an oath ceremony at the United Nations in New York following a comprehensive selection process that involved a search committee constituted by members of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board. “I am excited to be joining UNAIDS …

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African Union Suspends Sudan Over Military Crackdown.

The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership days after the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people. The AU’s Peace and Security Department said in a post on Twitter on Thursday that Sudan’s participation in all AU activities would be suspended with immediate effect …

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