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Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya,...

UN hails peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’ Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping...
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Somalia: AMISOM Bosses Meet With Governor of Lower Shabelle Region to Discuss Liberated Towns

The Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Ambassador Francisco Madeira and members of the senior leadership team have met with leaders...

Ghana: ‘Bring Back Soldiers to Fight Against Galamsey’

By Clement Adzei BoyeNkroful — The acting Mine Manager of the Nzema Mine, Alhaji Ibrahim Halilu Mohammed, has called for the return of the...

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others

Speaking of “the true cost of peacekeeping”, the UN chief called for a moment of silence for those who “paid the ultimate price” to...
Venezuela - Un Humanitarian Scale-Up - Situation Report - January April 2019

Ghana: Govt, W/A Security Agencies Share Information to Counter Terrorism – Interior Minister

By Allia NoshieGovernment is acting together with security agencies in the West Africa sub-region to nurture strategies and share information to counter terrorism in...
Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat sign accord for Palestinian self-rule

South Sudan: AU Envoy Odinga Urges Kiir to Maintain Peace in South Sudan

By John AdukataAfrica Union special envoy for Infrastructure Raila Odinga has urged President Salva Kiir to prioritise peace and development in South Sudan. Mr Odinga...

Ghana: Two Fallen Ghanaian Peacekeepers to Be Honoured Today

By Salifu Abdul-RahamanTwo fallen peacekeepers from Ghana are being honoured posthumously today, at special wreath laying ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters in New...
Venezuela - Un Humanitarian Scale-Up - Situation Report - January April 2019

Cameroon: Bamenda – Defence, Security Forces Enhance Civic Action

Keeping Bamenda clean, flyers, publications and messages on opportunities, risks, threats of social media were prominent on their agenda of ahead National Day celebrations. Defence...
Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space

Sudan: One Year After Deportations, Sudanese Left in Niger See No Way Out

analysis By Eric Reidy'The young men are leaving this place - this hell we're living in.' On 7 May 2018, Niger deported 135 Sudanese from the...
Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

Mali: Over 500 Killed in Mali Ethnic Clashes

By Rudd KonteBamako — AT least 551 people have been killed during clashes between rival tribes in Mali since last year. Among those killed...
South Vietnamese defenders hold on to An Loc

Somalia: Federal Government, Amisom Vow to Vanquish Al-Shabab

Ambassador Francisco Madeira , the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia holds a meeting with Hassan Ali...

Sudan: Tech Committee Attempts ‘To Bridge Gap’ Between Sudan Junta, Opposition

Khartoum — A technical committee of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Alliance for Freedom and Change (AFC) has embarked on joint meetings...
Venezuela - Un Humanitarian Scale-Up - Situation Report - January April 2019

South Africa: Woman Migrants – Forgotten Victims of South Africa’s Xenophobia

analysis By Aimée-Noël MbiyozoAs predicted, the run-up to South Africa's election today included outbursts in xenophobic political rhetoric and violence against foreigners. Responses - official...
Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Claims Car Bomb Attack in Somali Capital

A car bomb exploded near a checkpoint in Somalia capital...
Reggie Miller leads Pacers to shocking comeback victory over Knicks

Southern Africa: Editorial Comment – Lose Like Winners – Lesson From S. Africa Polls

editorial Lose like a winner! That is the lesson from South Africa's recently held elections. What contesting parties won, they won with grace; what they lost,...
New celebration of Armistice Day proposed

Somalia: Puntland and Galmudug States Continue Talks in Galkayo

Puntland and Galmudug states of Somalia have jointly agreed to cooperate on security following a high-level meeting in Galkayo on Wednesday. The leaders of the...

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day,...

Better safeguards to protect civilians amidst deteriorating compliance  Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection...

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on ‘bleak’ state of civilian...

“In many cases, our information suggests that respect for those bodies of law is at best questionable”, he stated, while in others “we have...

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