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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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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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13 May 18

Right groups urge Sudan to pardon teenager for killing rapist husband

The United Nations (UN) and international rights groups have called upon Sudanese authorities to pardon a 19-year-old woman sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her.

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18 March 18

Burundi named world’s unhappiest country

Burundi is the world’s unhappiest nation, according to the World Happiness Report 2018, released on Wednesday.

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16 March 18

UN threatens South Sudan with arms embargo

The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.

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