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UN and Africa: focus on peacekeeping, South Sudan and Nigeria

Wreath laying ceremony ahead of International Day of UN Peacekeepers. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Fallen peacekeepers honoured at UN One hundred and twenty-nine United Nations peacekeepers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2015 were remembered at a ceremony at UN Headquarters in New…

19 May 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on reconciliation in South Sudan, migrants in Angola and refugee camps in Kenya

Women leaders at the POC site in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan. UN Photo/JC McIlwaineUNA1916-05MAY16

Traditional Leaders urged to promote peace and reconciliation in South Sudan Traditional leaders in South Sudan are being called…

12 May 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on VIP protection in Liberia, sub-Saharan Africa and illegal ivory trade

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VIP protection passed from UN to Liberian government The Liberian government is taking over control of VIP protection from…

5 May 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, vaccination in Angola and Tanzania

1st Vice President-Designate Riek Machar arrives in Juba. Photo: UNMISS / Isaac Billy

Swearing-in of South Sudan's Vice President "opens new chapter" South Sudan's First Vice President-designate has arrived in the capital…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /
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