Tag Archives: United Nations

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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05 July 16

As UN Praises Somalia, How Much Has the Country Really Improved?

This week envoys to the UN and African Union (AU) praised Somalia, claiming the Horn of Africa country is on the right path to stability. That might come as a surprise to some, considering the increased frequency of Al-Shabaab attacks
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05 July 16

UN, AU Envoys Say Somalia on right Path to Stability

Top UN and African Union (AU) envoys in Somalia say the country is on the right path to stability.

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03 July 16

Ethiopia Wins Seat on UN Security Council

Ethiopia has won a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.

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