11 December 19

South Sudan: Deadly clashes prompt UN intervention

UN peacekeepers have been deployed in South Sudan’s northern Lakes region following a spate of violence that has killed 79 people and injured more than 100.

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11 December 19

Uganda: At least 16 killed in floods, Red Cross says

At least 16 people have died in western Uganda as the region continues to grapple with weeks of heavy rain, the Red Cross says.

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05 December 19

South Sudan: UNHCR condemns ‘senseless’ attacks against aid workers

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has condemned attacks in South Sudan against aid workers and called for increased protection after workers were targeted by armed men at the weekend.

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05 December 19

Healthcare leaders say HIV/AIDS response is failing in Africa

Health leaders at the biggest AIDS conference in Africa on Monday said the world’s response to HIV/AIDS in Africa is failing.

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04 December 19

Tanzania: Amnesty criticises withdrawal of individual, NGO rights

Amnesty International has criticised the government of Tanzania for withdrawing the right of individuals and NGOs in the country to file cases against it at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

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30 November 19

UN: Violence in eastern DRC creating new humanitarian crisis

The United Nations says increasing violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is creating a new humanitarian crisis in an area already grappling with the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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27 November 19

DRC: Protesters target UN facilities over rebel attacks

Protesters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) targeted UN facilities on Tuesday as anger mounts over rebel attacks against civilians.

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26 November 19

South Sudan: UN Mission condemns camp violence that killed two

The United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned violence at a UN Protection of Civilians site last week that left two people dead.

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26 November 19

Rwanda: Third group of refugees arrive from Libya

A third group of refugees evacuated from detention centres in Libya have arrived in Rwanda.

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25 November 19

Somalia: Government launches new campaign against measles and polio

Somalia’s government on Sunday launched a new campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia against measles and polio.

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