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DRC / WEAPONS DEADLINE

The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) announced today (30 July) that it considers any individuals who are not members of the national security forces and who carries a firearm in Goma and its northern suburbs as an imminent threat to civilians and will be given 48 hours disarm. [...]

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SOUTH SUDAN / MARTYRS DAY

South Sudanese celebrated Martyrs Day on Tuesday, commemorating those that died in the fight to make South Sudan and Independent, proud Nation. President Salva Kiir laid a wreath on the tomb of John Garang the most famous of Martyrs. (UNMISS)

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MALI / PRELIMINARY ELECTION RESULTS

Based on one-third of the vote count, Malian government officials in Bamako announced that Mali's former prime minister, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has a "big lead" from the other candidates in the first round of the presidential elections. MINUSMA

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UNICEF / END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

UNICEF will unveil a global initiative on Wednesday (31 July) calling for an end to all forms of violence against children. At age 15, Grace Akallo was abducted by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army and forced to fight. She talks about her captivity and how education became her hope and salvation. (UNICEF – interview/ file)

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JORDAN / ZAA'TARI CAMP

One year update on the conditions for Syrian refugees at the Zaa'tari camp in the desert of north Jordan, now the second largest refugee camp in the world. (UNHCR)

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SOUTH SUDAN / SPLA

South Sudanese military officers (SPLA) graduated in Juba this week after a course in UN peacekeeping operations. The cooperation between the mission (UNMISS) and the SPLA was vital to carrying out the protection of human rights and security throughout the country. (UNMISS)

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GENEVA / WFP-SYRIA

The UN food agency said that 600,000 Syrians could not receive aid this month because fighting between government and opposition forces has prevented convoys from reaching them. CH UNTV

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GENEVA / DRC SEXUAL VIOLENCE

The UN refugee agency warned that recurrent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s North Kivu province is uprooting more civilians and exposing an increasing number of women, girls and men to rape. CH UNTV

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