Alarming reports of abuse emerge from Libya

Libya protests

• "Atrocious" human rights violations are being uncovered in Libya and the UN says it is cause for alarm. About 50,000 people are reported to have disappeared at the hands of pro-Muammar Qadhafi forces. The UN is calling for an investigation.

Bombing in Abuja won't deter UN's work in Nigeria

Asha-Rose Migiro

Asha-Rose Migiro

• The UN won't be deterred by the bombing of its building in Abuja, Nigeria on 26 August, says UN deputy chief, Asha Rose-Migiro. She went to Nigeria after the attack. Ms Migiro says the UN is doing all it can to improve security for its staff.

IMF in talks on financing boost for drought-hit Africa

Displaces Somalis

• The IMF is making concessional loans available to the drought-stricken Horn of Africa. Millions of people in the region need emergency assistance. IMF's Antoinette Sayeh says countries in the region need to take measures to mitigate future impacts of droughts.

Producer/Presenter: Derrick Mbatha
Editor: Jocelyn Sambira
Production Assistant: Sandra Guy
Studio Engineer: Zach Prewit
Duration: 10'00"

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