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  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Africa

Military On High Alert As Militants Declare Niger Delta Republic Today

Yenagoa and Warri, Aug 01, 2016 (This Day/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Barring any last minute changes, the Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA), a group of Ijaw militants, which has vowed to declare the independent Republic of Niger Delta, may today make good its threat. But without mincing words, the Nigerian military has warned [...]

  • Aug 03 / 2016
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Africa

Première vice-présidence de la République – Lancement officiel du bureau de l’antenne ouest de la CNIDH – Elle vient compléter les trois autres antennes existantes depuis 2012

Première vice-présidence de la République – Lancement officiel du bureau de l’antenne ouest de la CNIDH – Elle vient compléter les trois autres antennes existantes depuis 2012 619 words 3 August 2016 Le Renouveau ASRENO French Copyright 2016. Le Renouveau   Mandaté par le président de la République Pierre Nkurunziza, le Premier vice-président de la [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Africa

JMEC’s statement on the despairing situation of South Sudan

By James Okuk, PhD In the Opening statement delivered to the members during the plenary meeting in Juba on 23rd June 2016 by H.E. Festus G. Mogae, the Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), it could detected that the preliminary monitoring and evaluation of the pace of the implementation of the August [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Africa’s step to be a continent of peace

For a continent with so many wars, Africa certainly has big ambitions about peace. Its one uniting body, the 54-nation African Union, has set a goal to end all conflicts by 2020. This week, the AU took a step toward ending one potentially explosive conflict by agreeing to send troops to South Sudan. That new nation, created only [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Will the UN save us from hell?

If we want UN missions to succeed, they must be highly trained and properly equipped. It was Dag Hammarskjöld – the second secretary general of the UN, whose plane crashed on a mission to the Congo in 1961 – who set out what he thought was a realistic goal for the organisation: “The United Nations was not [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Extends Mandate of African Union Mission in Somalia, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2297 (2016)

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Security Council Extends Mandate of African Union Mission in Somalia, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2297 (2016) The Security Council extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 May 2017 today, agreeing with the Secretary-General that conditions in that country were not appropriate for [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

New Security Council Text Adapts Mandate of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Security Council Text Adapts Mandate of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic Resolution 2301 (2016) Spells out Immediate, Priority, Essential, Core Tasks The Security Council today extended until 15 November 2017 the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Advocacy groups petition to impose arms embargo on S. Sudan

July 23, 2016 (JUBA) – Over 30 civil society organizations from around the world have petitioned the United Nations Security Council to impose arms embargo on South Sudan, charging that the Transitional Government of National Unity, led by President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Machar, is failing to uphold its responsibility to protect populations in South [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa, North America

U.N. Strains to Fix Peacekeeping Shield for South Sudan Civilians

UNITED NATIONS — The thousands of United Nations peacekeepers trying to stave off disaster in South Sudan already have a tough, clear mandate: to protect civilians by any means necessary. Their track record, however, shows that they have not always been able or willing to do that. When civil war broke out in South Sudan [...]

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