October 21

October 20

  • Somalia: UN Envoy Condemns Attack On African Union Troops in Hiiraan Region

    UN News

    The UN envoy for Somalia condemned today an attack on African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces in Hiiraan region and called for calm as rival clans caused insecurity in the... Read more »

  • South Sudan: Nation At 'Crossroads' As It Seeks to Combat Sexual Violence, Says UN Official

    UN News

    Sexual violence has become a key feature of the continuing conflict in South Sudan, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Mediation on Political Crisis Continues


    Pretoria - Southern African Development Community (SADC) Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Lesotho today to continue with regional facilitation... Read more »

  • South Sudan: South Sudan Peace Makes Progress With Peril [press release]


    Today in Arusha, Tanzania, the leaders of South Sudan's warring faction met for the first time on how to resolve the political crisis within the ruling Sudan People's Liberation... Read more »

  • Tunisia: Instability Threatens Polls [document]


    Since the December 2010-January 2011 uprising, Tunisia has successfully overcome successive political crises, yet seems less able to absorb the impact of major jihadi attacks. Read more »

  • Burundi: In Burundi, UN Envoy Lauds Role of Women, Youths in Bringing Peace to Great Lakes

    UN News

    Women and young people must play a central role in establishing a long-term peace for Africa's Great Lakes Region amid the area's renewed efforts to overcome a past scarred by... Read more »

  • Sudan: Unamid Mourns Fallen Colleagues [press release]


    On 19 October UNAMID paid its last respects to the three Ethiopian peacekeepers who lost their lives in an attack by an unidentified group near Korma, North Darfur, on 16 October. Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG Supplies More Relief Items to Chibok

    Daily Independent

    The Federal Government on Monday gave additional relief items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Chibok, Borno, to further cushion the hardship in the area. Read more »

  • Kenya: After All We've Done, Somalia Is Very Ungrateful [opinion]

    The Star

    A few days ago, the media reported that the Federal Government of Somalia has sued Kenya at the International Court of Justice. Read more »

  • Kenya: Media Workshop On Peace Building

    The Star

    The Media Council of Kenya in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme and the Interior ministry held a four-day workshop to help reinforce the media's role in... Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Studios Kabako Wins 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize [press release]

    PR Newswire

    Congolese Dance Company Recognized for Using Culture as a Tool for Development in Post-Conflict Regions Read more »

  • Somalia: Who Does Not Want the Somali Army? [opinion]


    The delay in the pacification of Somalia prolongs the presence on its territory troops of AMISOM, the African multinational force that replaces the Somali army in the fight against... Read more »

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