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By: Danson Dansonx On the 12th of June 2018, US President Donald Trump met his North Korean counterpart Chairman Kim Jong Un in a highly anticipated and historic meeting that brought together the leaders who both lead nuclearized states and who in the last couple of months have been in a tense verbal confrontation. The …

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By Martin Wakaba – an individual who is keen on developmental concepts As a dominant political dogma in the world, Liberalism has been practiced in most societies. Liberalism refers to a political philosophy that is founded on the concepts of fairness and freedom to craft an ideology of equality and liberty. Through centralist, Centre-right and …

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The Young Leaders programme places a spotlight on young people between the ages of 18-30 from around the world, and across many different issues, who are leading positive change towards a sustainable future The United Nations announced on Saturday that it was seeking applications for its second class of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development …

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It is time to take “concrete measures” to realize gender equality and women’s rights in the economy, the UN Secretary-General said in New York on Tuesday. António Guterres was speaking at a roundtable discussion looking at actions and commitments needed to bring about women’s economic empowerment, held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. …

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The project – launched by the United Nations Department of Field Support with support from Japan, Switzerland and Kenya – is designed to train and equip African military engineers to be deployed to peacekeeping missions  All current and future African TCCs will eventually be eligible to benefit from the project The third phase of training …

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Frederick the Great was the absolute ruler in the Kingdom of Prussia. His reign was characterized by quality leadership, executive effectiveness, and commitment to duty along with the eventual accomplishment in making Prussia become a foremost model in the European setup. Although considered a misogynist, he was able to effectively handle Prussia’s relations well. His …

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The last time an American President met with a British prime, warnings about trade talks with reference to Brexit were amiably doled out by the former; Barack Obama used the forum to caution the Britons against leaving the EU. That must have impressed David Cameron. However, there were no laughs for Cameron when the vote …

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In the case of Tunisia, assets amounting to approximately CHF 60 million have been frozen. In the case of Egypt, assets amounting to some CHF 570 million are involved At its session on 9 December 2016 the Federal Council decided to extend by one year the freezing of all the assets in Switzerland of ousted …

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Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly three-quarters – 393 million – of the global number of children living in countries affected by emergencies, followed by the Middle East and North Africa where 12 per cent of these children reside An estimated 535 million children – nearly one in four – live in countries affected by …

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