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Somalia experiencing moment of hope and tragedy: UN special envoy

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2346 (2017), renewing the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 16 June 2017. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias

"Somalia is experiencing a moment of both tragedy and hope", the UN special envoy for the Horn of Africa country said during a briefing to the Security Council on Thursday. The meeting on…

23 Mar 2017 / Listen /

South Sudanese government yet to show "meaningful concern" for citizens

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) addresses the Security Council. At his side is Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom and President of the Security Council for March.

The government of South Sudan has "yet to express any meaningful concern" for its own people, or take any…

23 Mar 2017 / Listen /

"Only way out" for DR Congo is through a political solution": UN envoy

Maman Sidikou (right) speaking to Jérôme Longué. Photo: UN

The only way of stemming the violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is through political negotiation…

23 Mar 2017 / Listen /

UN and Africa: focus on South Africa, DR Congo and South Sudan

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State-sponsored xenophobia "unacceptable": South African Minister says State-sponsored xenophobia against migrants and refugees is unacceptable and must be addressed…

23 Mar 2017 / Listen /
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