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The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started - Reuters

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started.

UN ratchets up sanctions threat on South Sudan

The UN Security Council on Thursday gave South Sudan's warring sides a month to reach a peace deal or face possible sanctions.

UN Security Council extends South Sudan sanctions

The UN Security Council has extended by 45 days sanctions against South Sudan.

Slave trade claims pure negative campaign – Libyan govt

Libyan government has rejected the reports of slave auctions within its borders.

Bid for UN vote on Mali sanctions gains momentum

A bid for a UN Security Council vote early next week on a French-sponsored resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali gained momentum Friday despite resistance from some countries, diplomats said.

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The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

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