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LRA still killing civilians in DRC: UN

The United Nations says the Lord's Resistance Army is continuing to attack civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo, despite a recent...

5.2 million Ethiopians need food assistance: UN

The number of people in Ethiopia who will need food assistance this year has risen to 5.2 million, an increase of several...

UN allocates $100 mln to neglected humanitarian crises

The United Nations allocated some $100 million to boost the humanitarian response in 14 ongoing but underfunded emergencies, ranging from Afghanistan to...

Tribesmen kill 139 in south Sudan raid: official

Armed Nuer tribesmen have killed at least 139 members of a rival tribe in an attack in a remote area of southern...

Extra 500 MONUC troops deployed to Dongo (DRC)

At the weekly MONUC press conference, it was announced by MONUC spokesperson Madnodje Mounoubai yesterday that the first MONUC military troops were...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...