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18 March 18

Burundi named world’s unhappiest country

Burundi is the world’s unhappiest nation, according to the World Happiness Report 2018, released on Wednesday.

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16 March 18

UN threatens South Sudan with arms embargo

The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.

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25 February 18

South Sudan: UN identifies military officials accused of war crimes

United Nations investigators say they have identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officials accused of committing war comes and crimes against humanity.

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20 February 18

DRC: Thousands flee as ‘horrific violence’ escalates

The United Nations says the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing a “humanitarian disaster of extraordinary proportions” as violence intensifies in the southeastern Tanganyika state.

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31 January 18

UN official accuses Kenya, Uganda of fuelling South Sudan conflict

A UN official has accused Kenya and Uganda of fuelling South Sudan’s ongoing civil conflict.

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15 December 17

Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers to return home this week

The bodies of 14 Tanzanian peacekeeper troops killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be repatriated this week.

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10 December 17

DRC: 15 UN peacekeepers killed in terrorist attack

Fifteen UN peacekeepers have been killed in a terrorist attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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15 November 17

UN renews arms sanctions against Eritrea and Somalia

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday voted to extend separate arms embargos against Eritrea and Somalia.

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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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