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Updated On: Monday, 18 February 2019
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Thousands flee fresh violence in South Sudan, many ‘suffering from trauma’

Content by: News Centre Some 5,000 people have settled in several villages along the border near the town of Ingbokolo in Ituri province in north-eastern DRC, the United Nations Refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday.

‘Urgent need’ to stop Mali violence with ‘effective’ military response: UN expert

Content by: News Centre Alioune Tine noted that central and northern areas, where conditions are continuing to worsen, and the Government presence is weak, are being particularly hard hit. That, combined with growing extremist violence, combined ...

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast

Content by: News Centre After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the ...

Service and sacrifice of African peacekeepers ‘at the forefront of our minds’: UN chief

Content by: News Centre Mr. Guterres was speaking the day after three Ethiopian peacekeepers serving in the United Mission in Abyei (UNISFA) were killed, when a military helicopter carrying troops crashed in the Mission compound whilst on a routine ...


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