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30 October 17

UN: Millions facing starvation in Democratic Republic of Congo

The United Nations’ food agency says more than three million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing starvation unless vital funds are delivered.

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25 October 17

US ambassador evacuated from South Sudan

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has been evacuated from a UN camp for displaced people in South Sudan.

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22 July 17

South Sudan ready to accept UN regional peacekeeping force

South Sudan’s government says it is ready to accept a 4,000-troop regional peacekeeping force, as part of the United Nation’s efforts in the world’s youngest nation.

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10 July 17

Sudan: UN to reduce peacekeeper numbers in Darfur

The United Nations is preparing to reduce the number of peacekeeper troops in Sudan’s Darfur Region.

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14 May 17

UN accuses Ukraine of selling weapons to South Sudan

The United Nations has accused Ukraine of violating an international arms embargo placed on South Sudan by supplying the war-torn country with weapons.

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21 February 17

UN: Somalia has two months to avert drought catastrophe

United Nations aid agencies say they only have two months to avert a catastrophe in drought-stricken Somalia.

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01 November 16

Uganda’s Human Rights Record Set for UN Review

The United Nations is set to review Uganda’s human rights performance over the last five years, as concerns grow about various issues in the country.

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25 October 16

UN Accuses Israel of Suppling South Sudan with Weapons

A confidential report from the United Nations accuses Israel of fuelling the civil war in South Sudan, according to reports.

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25 September 16

South Sudan Seeking Troops After Rejecting UN Peacekeepers

South Sudan is “shopping around” for troops from African nations after rejecting a UN proposal to deploy 4,000 additional peacekeeper troops, according to reports.

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04 August 16

South Sudan: Would an Arms Embargo Aid Peace?

After renewed violence ni South Sudan, the UN is once again calling for an arms embargo against the country. South Sudan has rejected the proposal, saying it would expose the country to further chaos. Uganda’s President Museveni is among the
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