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"Guns will not help" peace in South Sudan

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"Guns will not help" to bring peace in South Sudan; that's the view of one prominent elder in the world's newest nation. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011 in…

24 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Fighting between armed groups in Mali, major "violation" of peace agreement: UN

UN peacekeepers on patrol in Kidal, Mali. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Fighting between two armed groups in northern Mali, which are signatories to a year-old UN-sponsored peace agreement, has been…

23 Jul 2016 / Listen /

UK will be "more committed than ever" to multilateralism post-Brexit

Boris Johnson. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The United Kingdom will be "more committed than ever before" to playing an international role on issues such as…

22 Jul 2016 / Listen /

South Africa income inequality and unemployment "highest in world"

nformal traders at the Wynberg Taxi rank in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: World Bank/John Hogg

Income inequality and unemployment in South Africa remains the highest in the world, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has…

22 Jul 2016 / Listen /
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