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UN and Africa: focus on East Africa, Gambian youth and World Radio Day

Drought in Ethiopia. Photo: WFP/Melese Awoke

East Africa drought pushing food prices up sharply Food prices in some East African markets have almost doubled in the past 12 months because of an ongoing drought, an economist with the UN's…

16 Feb 2017 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on ICC; Libya and ending FGM

Adama Dieng. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

Withdrawing from ICC undermines international justice: UN expert Although the International Criminal Court (ICC) is investigating cases involving African…

9 Feb 2017 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on Gambia, Uganda and Congolese refugees in Tanzania

Mohammed Ibn Chambas (centre) in the Security Council Chamber. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas (file photo)

Gambia transition "clear evidence" of "preventive" diplomacy in action The peaceful transition of power in the Gambia to President…

2 Feb 2017 / Listen /

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

Violent extremists have carried out bombings in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on various occasions. Shown here is the aftermath of a car bomb attack on the city's Banadir Beach hotel on 25 August 2016. Photo: UN Somalia (file)

Somalia terror attack "desperate attempt" to disrupt electoral process The attack on the Dayax hotel in the Somali capital…

26 Jan 2017 / Listen /
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