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UN family in Ethiopia pay last respects to personnel killed in airline crash

United Nations staff in Ethiopia gathered today at the UN Conference Centre for a minute of silence and a flag lowering ceremony in memory of the 19 United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 Sunday. The solemn gathering was led by the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Aeneas Chuma.
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Nigerian among 19 UN officials perished in ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Apart from Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, Pius Adesanmi, who died carrying a Canadian passport, the other Nigerian, Abiodun Bashua, who had a UN passport, was among 19 UN officials who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday.

Chemical inspectors reach second site of Douma ‘gas attack’

Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have reached a second location in the Syrian town of Douma, where a suspected gas attack took place in early April.

Weapons inspectors visit site of alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Douma

Weapons inspectors have collected samples from the Syrian town of Douma, where they are investigating a suspected chemical weapons attack.

Police arrest 200 Malawi vigilante in vampire mob killing

Police in Malawi have arrested 200 suspected members of vigilante mobs that have been killing people they believe are vampires.

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NJC extends acting CJN’s appointment for three months

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Morocco: Cameroon should be disqualified for alleged age-cheating in U17 Afcon

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