Tag Archives: United Nations

25 February 18

South Sudan: UN identifies military officials accused of war crimes

United Nations investigators say they have identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officials accused of committing war comes and crimes against humanity.

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20 February 18

DRC: Thousands flee as ‘horrific violence’ escalates

The United Nations says the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing a “humanitarian disaster of extraordinary proportions” as violence intensifies in the southeastern Tanganyika state.

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31 January 18

UN official accuses Kenya, Uganda of fuelling South Sudan conflict

A UN official has accused Kenya and Uganda of fuelling South Sudan’s ongoing civil conflict.

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15 December 17

Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers to return home this week

The bodies of 14 Tanzanian peacekeeper troops killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be repatriated this week.

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10 December 17

DRC: 15 UN peacekeepers killed in terrorist attack

Fifteen UN peacekeepers have been killed in a terrorist attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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15 November 17

UN renews arms sanctions against Eritrea and Somalia

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday voted to extend separate arms embargos against Eritrea and Somalia.

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30 October 17

UN: Millions facing starvation in Democratic Republic of Congo

The United Nations’ food agency says more than three million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing starvation unless vital funds are delivered.

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25 October 17

US ambassador evacuated from South Sudan

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has been evacuated from a UN camp for displaced people in South Sudan.

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22 July 17

South Sudan ready to accept UN regional peacekeeping force

South Sudan’s government says it is ready to accept a 4,000-troop regional peacekeeping force, as part of the United Nation’s efforts in the world’s youngest nation.

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10 July 17

Sudan: UN to reduce peacekeeper numbers in Darfur

The United Nations is preparing to reduce the number of peacekeeper troops in Sudan’s Darfur Region.

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