Monday, December 10, 2018

UNHCR says more than 105,000 refugees have fled violence in Burundi

The UN refugee agency said on Friday that more than 105,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries to escape political violence in Burundi, with...

Spotlight on women’s role in ensuring peace and security

In the run-up to the African Union (AU) summit from 7–15 June in Johannesburg, South Africa, the role of women in peace and security...

Cameroonian forces hunt for Boko Haram militants on the move

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=19&v=M3ICJ3QFCX0 TRANSCRIPT Nigerian government forces have reportedly been making progress in their campaign against Boko Haram, winning back villages from the Islamic militant group in recent...

Burundi profile: Why is the situation so dire in the ‘hungriest nation on Earth’?

Burundi may be teetering on the brink of another civil conflict, but what is the history of the small African nation and should we...

Kenya to host Africa’s UN peacekeepers unit

Kenya will host the UN Peacekeeping Rapid Deployment of Engineering, Africa Unit, a senior UN official said on Wednesday. UN Director of Operational Support...

Crowds cheer as Burundi army officer says he has deposed absent president

A Burundian general said on Wednesday he had deposed President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office and was forming a...

Burundi is in the midst of a coup. Will that prevent mass violence —...

Burundians danced in the streets of their capital Wednesday morning after General Godefroid Niyombare announced a military coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza. Niyombare, an army officer...

Creating the Kingdom of North Sudan

On June 16, 2014 - the seventh birthday of his only daughter - Jeremiah Heaton, a farmer in the US state of Virginia, planted...

Central African Republic militias agree to disarmament deal

Rival armed groups in Central African Republic agreed on Sunday to a peace agreement requiring them to disarm and potentially face justice for war...

16 Muslim Preachers Detained in Kenya

Police in Kenya's Marsabit County have arrested 16 Muslim preachers which they suspected of recruiting for the Somali armed group al Shabaab. According to Kenya's...

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China recalls its ambassador to US over Huawei official arrest

Terry Branstad urged to cancel arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou and end her ‘egregious’ detention China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest...

More than 150 governments to adopt UN migration pact in Morocco

More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows, a senior UN official...