Tag Archives: United Nations

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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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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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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