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Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General

Post-election violence: UN warns Zimbabwe to exercise restraint

The UN has called on Zimbabwe’s leaders to reject any form of violence after reported attacks on demonstrators protesting election results in the country, which have left three people dead.
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General

UN receives 70 cases of sexual exploitation, in three months

The UN said it received 70 new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse across all its entities and implementing partners, between the beginning of April to the end of June 2018.

Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to stop bloodshed

Secretary-General António Guterres has urged both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to show restraint, as Gaza violence left dozens of people dead on Monday.

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NAHCON holds workshop for hajj managers

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Anthony Joshua has taken a swipe at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
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AFCON U17: Guinea, Eaglets semi final clash threatened

The Morocco FA are challenging the ages of Abubakar Conte who is 15 and 11-year-old Ahmed Tidiane Keita who featured in the preliminary stage of the competition for Guinea.