Tagged as: international relations

The UN Security Council and Africa: Present and Future

The United Nations is a global organization that allows countries around the globe to work together to improve the world we live in. It has many bodies that specialize in things from health to cultural heritage, but one of its politically most significant entities is the Security Council. Recently, there

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The History of the African Union

THE CONCEPT OF AFRICAN UNITY The idea of African Unity, and of an African Union (AU), has a long history – originating perhaps in the pan-Africa movement, which emerged amongst intellectuals and leaders both in Africa and around the world. ‘Pan Africanism’ calls for solidarity between all peoples of African

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A Profile of the United Nations

WHAT IS THE UNITED NATIONS? The United Nations (UN) is a worldwide organisation which was founded in 1945 after World War II. It brings countries together to discuss world issues and make decisions about them. The UN is made up of 193 member states. WHAT IS THE UNITED NATIONS TRYING

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Kenya and Somalia’s Diplomatic Row

The politician Musalia Mudavadi (former vice president of Kenya) appealed in February 2019 to the international community to urgently act on the looming border row between Kenya and Somalia to keep it from escalating. The tension between the two countries stems from the conflict between Kenya and Somalia over oil

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