Africa

Sudan: UN in final push to deliver ballots for independence referendum in south

With preparations for next week’s independence referendum in Southern Sudan in their final stages, the United Nations is seeking to ensure that every last voter in the more than four-million-strong electorate will have a ballot, no matter how remote and inaccessible the location.

Amidst efforts to solve Ivorian political deadlock, UN agencies prepare aid

Amidst efforts to solve Côte d’Ivoire’s political gridlock, UN humanitarian agencies are gearing up to deal with the humanitarian repercussions of the country’s ongoing crisis.

Ban reaffirms UN's unwavering support for poll result in Côte d'Ivoire

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reaffirmed the United Nations' “principled and unwavering” stand that the outcome of the recent presidential election in Côte d'Ivoire reflected the will of the people and the result must therefore be upheld.