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15 November 18

UN lifts sanction on Eritrea after almost a decade

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea, which have been in place against the Horn of Africa nation for almost a decade.

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15 November 18

UN lifts Eritrea sanctions but difficult questions remain unanswered

After more than a decade of isolating itself from the international community, Eritrea finds itself tentatively stepping back into it. This week, the UN unanimously voted to lift sanctions against the Horn of Africa nation, which have been in place
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07 November 18

UN: Thousands of child soldiers still in South Sudan military camps

The United Nations has warned that thousands of child soldiers in South Sudan remain in military camps, unlikely to be freed due to a lack of funds for aid agencies fighting for their release.

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02 November 18

Somalia: UN calls for end to ‘stand-off’ between federal, state authorities

UN Special Representative for Somalia and head of the Assistance Mission UNSOM, Nicholas Haysom, has called for an end to a political “stand-off” between federal and state authorities in Somalia.

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19 October 18

UN calls for the release of hundreds of abducted girls in South Sudan

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the release of hundreds of South Sudanese civilians kidnapped by opposition forces.

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05 October 18

The forgotten victims of South Sudan

It is surely one of humanity’s greatest shames that in times of war, it is women who are made to bear the deepest scars of conflict – and habitually denied avenues for redress in times of peace. Reports of rampant
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29 September 18

UN warns DRC election threatened by human rights violations

The United Nations says the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) upcoming presidential election could be threatened by ongoing human rights violations in the country.

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13 July 18

UN approves arms embargo against South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council narrowly approved an arms embargo against South Sudan on Friday.

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18 June 18

Studies confirm African migration isn’t how the Western media likes to portray it

Africa’s migrant crises are generally depicted in the same way across Western media organisations. Boats filled with immigrants heading to Europe, overloaded camps at border crossings and interviews with migrants who have settled in Western nations are regular features in
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11 June 18

UN: Situation in Sudan’s Darfur Region has improved

The United Nations’ peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix says security in Sudan’s Darfur Region “has changed radically for the better”.

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