Apr 21st, 2014
The Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui has seen its Muslim population drop from 130,000 to under 1000 over the past few months. Over the past year, thousands across CAR have been killed and nearly a million have been displaced. The United Nations recently stated that the entire Western half...
Dec 20th, 2011
An international rights group says United Nations peacekeepers failed to stop Sudanese troops from driving more than 100,000 people from their homes in the country’s southern border region last May. Amnesty International says the U.N. troops took no meaningful action to prevent Sudanese forces ...
In Press Releases
Dec 19th, 2011
KHARTOUM, Sudan, December 19, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations must step up efforts to provide the security required for tens of thousands of civilians stranded in makeshift camps in South Sudan to return to their homes after fleeing fighting in Abyei more than six mo...
In Central Africa
Nov 30th, 2011
Kinshasa – After an election marred by missing ballots and violence, officials extended voting to a second day Tuesday in an attempt to prevent further unrest in sub-Saharan Africa’s largest nation. Country experts had urged the government to postpone Monday’s presidential and legis...
Oct 11th, 2011
Three international peacekeepers were killed and six wounded when their patrol came under attack in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region, the UNAMID peacekeeping force said on Tuesday.reuters...
Aug 31st, 2011
iberia’s presidential election is now likely to be held in October as a proposed delay until November fell short in a referendum, according to results from over 99 percent of the votes announced by poll organisers. The August 23 referendum, seen by many as a dry run for Liberia’s second p...
Aug 24th, 2011
Liberians voted on Tuesday in a referendum held to decide how an election later this year will be run, and to measure the country’s progress towards peace and reconciliation eight years after civil war ended. Observers and polling officials had said they expected a low turnout because of the la...