United Nations

By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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BY: Tong Kot Kuocnin, JUBA, Very obvious, that this war is a needless war. This war is useless. This war is unjustifiable. This war is unreasonable. This war is uncalled for. Then, why for it? Why, because I needed to stay in power for long? Why, because I wanted to enriched my family and my [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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VOA Officials in South Sudan say gunmen have raided a United Nations compound housing 5,000 civilians and U.N. peacekeepers, killing at least 20 people and wounding 60. Officials say armed youths overran the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound Thursday in the capital of Jonglei state, Bor, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Ban Ki-moon The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic – opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins. I have just returned from a visit to the country...
By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Eric Reeves The accelerating avalanche of violence that continues to sweep across Darfur has finally compelled acknowledgement by the international community, which inevitably refers to this as a “recent” development. This is despicably disingenuous. UNAMID, the UN, and all international actors ha...
By IAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon What is clicking mostly in people minds among South Sudanese is who is going to be number one in the list of the criminals who will be given sanction by United States of America (USA) in this scenario where there is rebellion in three states of the Republic of South Sudan [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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By Alex Ntung It was the middle of the night when we arrived in Kigali and the first thing that struck me about this war-devastated city was the continual yapping and barking of dogs. There were more strays than usual because so many had lost their owners; unfed, they wandered around fighting with ea...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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NAIROBI, Kenya,  – Police have arrested more than 650 suspects a day after six people were killed in bomb attacks in Nairobi, the interior minister said Tuesday, in a crackdown on suspected Islamist insurgents. “This act of cowardice perpetrated against innocent and peace-loving Kenyans who were goin...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Mar 29th, 2014
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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) United Nations officials are condemning an attack on a funeral in Central African Republic that killed at least nine people including several children. Manuel Fontaine, the regional director for the U.N. children’s agency, says that civilians in Bangui are ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documentary
Mar 23rd, 2014
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When the United Nations sent peacekeepers to this small, Central African nation — with the full support of the U.S. government — most of the policy-makers involved believed it would be a straightforward mission that would help restore the U.N.’s battered reputation after failures in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2014
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EXCLUSIVE: Video Evidence Shows Eritrea Embassy Extorting UK Refugees Diaspora TaxIBTimes UK ) New video evidence exclusively obtained by IBTimes UK has confirmed that the Eritrean government still collects a controversial “diaspora tax” from nationals living in the UK – despite assurances by British...