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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, Liberia and disaster risk reduction in East Africa

Yasmin Sooka. UN Photo/Isaac Billy

"Cry for justice and accountability" in South Sudan The people of South Sudan are crying out for "justice and accountability" for the crimes they have suffered, according to the UN Commission on Human…

15 Sep 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, Darfur and African taxes

Martin Elia Lomuro, Cabinet Affairs Minister in the Transitional Government of National Unity of South Sudan reads a communiqué after the Security Council delegation met President Salva Kiir. UNMISS Photo/Isaac Billy

South Sudan gives go-ahead for UN force The South Sudanese government has given the go-ahead for the deployment of…

8 Sep 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on oil prices, Burundi and South Sudan refugees in Uganda


Very significant shock" of lower oil prices in Africa Eight oil-producing countries in Africa are facing a "very significant"…

1 Sep 2016 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on Timbuktu, food assistance and children in South Sudan

Mr Al Mahdi in the Courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands, at the opening of the trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi on 22 August 2016. Photo: ICC-CPI

Islamist militant from Mali pleads guilty to Timbuktu war crimes An Islamist militant has plead guilty to war crimes…

25 Aug 2016 / Listen /
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