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Political process in CAR “moving forward”

Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping mission, known as MINUSCA, Babacar Gaye (left) encourages ex-combatants to join the road to peace in the Central African Republic (CAR). File Photo: MINUSCA

The political process in the Central African Republic (CAR) is moving forward despite ongoing tensions between rival communities, according to the UN's top envoy in the country. CAR has been mired in sectarian…

5 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Elections "complicate" political crisis in Burundi

Electoral workers conducting voter registration in Burundi, earlier in April. MENUB File Photo

Presidential elections in Burundi have complicated the political crisis in the Great Lakes country, according to a senior United…

22 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Progress made in combating armed groups in DRC

Aveba, Ituri district, DR Congo: A young girl riding her toy wooden bicycle flashes a confident smile as a patrol of MONUSCO peacekeepers passes by. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh

Progress has been made in combating armed groups in the volatile eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the…

15 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Papua New Guinea entrepreneurs challenged to develop new business ideas

Kumul Game Changers training with Sillicon Valley experts. Photo: UNDP

Entrepreneurs in Papua New Guinea are being challenged to develop innovative business ideas that contribute to the South-East Asian…

4 Jul 2015 / Listen /
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