Five new cases of sexual exploitation and abuse are being investigated against five members of the South African National Defense Force serving as United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A Congolese mother has been reunited with her 7-year-old daughter months after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum and were separated by the U.S. government, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer said Saturday. The daughter had been placed in a Chicago facility while the mother was held in San Diego, about 2,000 miles (3,200 […]
Washington’s top diplomat will travel to Africa next week for the first time visits to Chad, Djibouti, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Kenya.
Five people were killed Saturday in an ambush by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels in the Beni region of Democratic Republic of Congo’s chronically troubled east, officials said.
The African Union summit has agreed that the continent should adopt some reform measures, to improve the effectiveness of the Union.
The African Union Summit in Ethiopia has ended with the heads of State vowing to work towards the continent’s self dependence and better operation of the Union.
A new report on improving security for United Nations Peacekeepers says the blue flag no longer offers natural protection and that peacekeeping operations need to change their posture and preparedness in the field. The recommendations were submitted this week by a team of experts led by retired Brazilian Lieutenant General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, […]
Human Rights Watch (HRW), Southern Africa Director, Dewa Mavhinga says the Life Esidimeni deaths have been the standout issue of human rights violations in the past year.
Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Francis spoke of the Middle East conflict and other world flashpoints in his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city […]