Tag Archives: United Nations

28 September 20

UN investigation raises concerns over Burundi election violence

The United Nations’ Commission of Inquiry on Burundi has accused the ruling party and authorities in the country of using strategic violence to influence the outcome of its most recent presidential election.

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30 July 20

Sudan: More than 80 people killed in Darfur region

More than 80 people were killed in Sudan’s Darfur region over the weekend, according to the United Nations.

17 July 20

UN: 2 aid workers, 4 others shot dead in South Sudan

The United Nations says two aid workers and four other people were killed by a group of armed attackers in South Sudan earlier this week.

24 June 20

South Sudan: UN highlights COVID-19 and violence threat to peace process

The United Nations has raised concerns over the threat of the coronavirus outbreak and an increase in violence across South Sudan as a “twin-threat” to the country’s struggling peace process.

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21 June 20

Kenya secures final seat at UN Security Council after second vote

Kenya narrowly secured a place on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday after beating Djibouti in a second round of voting.

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03 March 20

Eritrea: UN denounces “lack of progress” on human rights

A United Nations investigator has condemned a lack of progress on numerous human rights issues in Eritrea and a series of recent events that no improvements are being made in the country.

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13 December 19

UN: Escalating food crisis in South Sudan

The UN food security agency fears more than 5.5 million people in South Sudan could face hunger in 2020.

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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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10 December 19

Ethiopia: UN calls for end to internet shutdowns

A senior UN official has called for Ethiopia to put an end to internet shutdowns and revise controversial hate speech laws that could be used to suppress free speech.

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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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