Tag Archives: United Nations

31 May 21

Shortage of vaccine doses threatens Africa’s COVID-19 immunisation program

Panic is spreading in Kenya as coronavirus vaccine doses are running low and many people are unable to get their second jab on schedule. Kenyan health authorities have said that less than two percent of the country’s population of more
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11 May 21

DRC: UN peacekeepers attacked in North Kivu

The United Nations says a peacekeeping mission was attacked by suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) fighters in North Kivu on Monday.

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06 May 21

Uganda: UN, rights groups condemn anti-gay bill

The United Nations and human rights groups have condemned the passing of Uganda’s Sexual Offences Bill that criminalises same-sex relations.

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22 April 21

Ethiopia: UN issues first statement on Tigray conflict

The United Nation Security Council has issued its first statement on the conflict taking place in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, more than months after national troops marched into the region.

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03 March 21

UN: South Sudan peace process slowly ‘itching forward’

The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says the country’s peace process is “itching forward” albeit “frustratingly slowly”.

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27 February 21

HRW urges AU against endorsing Eritrea for UN rights body

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the African Union (AU) to not endorse Eritrea’s bid for re-election at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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05 February 21

UN: DR Congo attacks may amount to crimes against humanity

The United Nations human right office (OHCHR) says that widespread attacks carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could amount to crimes against humanity.

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15 December 20

UNMISS: Keep focus in South Sudan peace process

The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has appealed for the international community to remain focused on the country’s crisis as a tentative peace process continues to falter.

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07 December 20

Ethiopia: ‘Quickly restore the rule of law,’ UN chief urges

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged leaders in Ethiopia to quickly restore the rule of law in the country as civil war intensifies in the Tigray region.

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28 November 20

Ethiopia: Soldiers accused of blocking refugees at Sudan border

Ethiopian forces have manned the border between the country’s northern Tigray region and neighbouring Sudan, allegedly blocking refugees from re-entering the country.

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