UN-African Union peacekeeper killed in Darfur

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UNAMID peacekeepers

• A peacekeeper with the joint UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) was killed last Sunday. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at the mission's community policing centre inside the Otash camp for internally displaced people in Nyala, South Darfur. The Security Council has strongly condemned this attack and urged the Sudanese government to swiftly investigate it and bring the perpetrators to justice.

A 16 year old boy in South Sudan talks about high food prices

Peter Yel

• The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is producing a series of stories from children around the world. Today's story is from Peter Yel, a student from Juba Day school in Juba, South Sudan. This 16 year old boy's piece is about the high food prices that are affecting everyone in South Sudan.

An historic transformation about to happen in Somalia

Dr. Augustine Mahiga

• The transitional government and institutions in Somalia end on 20 August. The Horn of Africa country has not had a stable government since the regime of Muhammad Siad Barre collapsed in 1991. The top UN envoy in Somalia is optimistic about the country's political transition to a stable and democratic order.

Producer/Presenter: Derrick Mbatha
Editor: Dianne Penn
Production Assistant: Charles Appel
Studio Engineer: Zach Prewitt
Duration: 10'00"

 

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