Tag Archives: United Nations

22 October 19

South Sudan: UN calls on leaders to speed up peace process

The United Nations is calling upon South Sudan’s leaders to speed up action on the country’s tentative peace deal.

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16 October 19

Somalia: Mortar bombs strike Mogadishu airport

At least three mortar bombs were fired at Mogadishu’s international airport, authorities have confirmed.

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30 September 19

South Sudan tells UN it’s ‘heading towards lasting peace and stability’

South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Deng Gai told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that his country is “heading towards lasting peace and stability.”

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30 September 19

DRC president calls for permanent African seats at UN Security Council

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has called upon the United Nations to grant permanent seats on the Security Council for African nations.

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30 September 19

Sudan PM urges US to remove country from sponsored terrorism list

Sudan’s newly-appointed prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, has urged the United States to remove his country from its list of state sponsors of terrorism list at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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29 September 19

President: Somalia making progress but eradicating terrorism ‘will not be easy’

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed told the UN General Assembly on Thursday that his country is making great progress on establishing political security although he admitted that eradicating terrorism in the conflict-ridden country “will not be easy”.

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14 September 19

Burundi: UN warns of ‘climate of fear’ ahead of 2020 election

United Nations investigators have warned of the danger that human rights atrocities could take place in Burundi ahead of presidential elections next year.

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08 August 19

Burundi: 1,800 dead in malaria ‘epidemic’

Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, according to the United Nations.

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03 July 19

Eritrea: No rights improvement since peace deal, UN expert says

The human rights situation in Eritrea is showing no signs of improvement since a peace deal was signed with Ethiopia last year, a UN expert has warned.

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01 July 19

Amnesty accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

Amnesty International has accused Eritrea of targeting and persecuting exiled human rights living abroad who criticise the government in their homeland.

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