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UN / CENTRAL AFRICA ARMED GROUPS

Significant gains have been made in recent years in combating the threat of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) but the countries of Central Africa still face numerous challenges that require continued international support, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council. UNIFEED – UNTV

12 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / LRA

The UN Special Representative for Central Africa Abou Moussa said that military operations have degraded the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and limited it to pursuing survival tactics. AU Special Envoy for LRA Issues ¬†Francisco Madeira said LRA Leader Joseph Kony ¬†”is on the run". UNTV ¬†

20 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN / CAR

The Head of the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) today (11 January) announced that a ceasefire agreement had been reached between the government and rebels. UNTV

11 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / LRA

The African Union today asked the Security Council to declare the Lord’s Resistance Army a terrorist organization. UNTV

29 Jun 2012 | Read More »

SAHEL REGION / NUTRITION UPDATE

UNICEF estimates over one million children the Sahel region of West and Central Africa will need life-saving treatment for severe and acute malnutrition in 2012. Lack of rain, poor harvests and rising food prices have left hundreds of thousands of children vulnerable and weak. UNICEF

28 Dec 2011 | Read More »

 

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