19 Killed in Attack on Mali Army Base Near Mauritania Border

BAMAKO – Armed men attacked an army camp in Mali near the border with Mauritania, killing 19 soldiers Sunday, the armed forces said.

The camp in Sokolo in the Segou region remains under control by …

UN Urges Calm After Deadly Attack in Disputed Abyei Border Area Between Sudan and South Sudan

GENEVA – The United Nations is condemning the deadly attack on a village in the disputed oil-rich area of Abyei between Sudan and South Sudan Wednesday. It is calling for calm in the wake of …

UN Urges Calm After Deadly Attack in Disputed Abyei Border Area Between Sudan and South Sudan

GENEVA – The United Nations is condemning the deadly attack on a village in the disputed oil-rich area of Abyei between Sudan and South Sudan Wednesday. It is calling for calm in the wake of …

Secretary-General appoints Mr. Raouf Mazou of the Republic of the Congo as Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

United Nations Secretary-General Antoacute;nio Guterres has appointed Raouf Mazou of the Republic of the Congo, as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as the Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for …

‘Kenyans Sleeping Hungry While Food Is Rotting,’ Claims Lobby Group

Kenyans could be sleeping hungry while tones of the country’s food stocks rot away, an environmental lobby group has claimed.

Responding to a recent global report that put Kenya at position 86 out of 117 …

Preliminary satellite-derived flood assessment in Gwembe district, Southern Province, Zambia (24 January 2020)

Status: Evidences of flood waters detected along the river. No major floods impacted directly urban areas.

Further actions (s): Continue monitoring

Preliminary observations, impact and severity:

Evidences of flood waters detected in the agricultural zone …

Baby box: child welfare experts say use of sleep boxes could potentially put infants’ lives at risk

Having a baby can be expensive. So it’s maybe not surprising that many retailers around the world have cottoned on to the success of Finland’s baby boxes a package aimed to set up new parents …

Human Rights Chief Will Focus on Hema-Lendu Ethnic Violence on Visit to DR Congo

GENEVA – U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet arrives in Bunia, in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday at the start of a five-day official visit to the country.

The main focus of …

United Arab Emirates (UAE) condemns Burkina Faso blast

The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the blast that killed several people and injured numerous others in Soum province in northern Burkina Faso.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation …