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Only half of women in developing world in charge of their...

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Only about half of women and girls in developing countries are able to make decisions over their own bodies such as whether they want...

UN to boost security for LGBT+ refugees after deadly arson attack...

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Security will be beefed up for LGBT+ people living in a Kenyan refugee camp, a UN official said on Tuesday, following the death of...

Ten killed in inter-communal violence amid protests in eastern Congo

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Ten people have been killed and 34 injured in fighting between rival ethnic communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Goma,...

UN food agency says nearly 1 million going hungry in Mozambique

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Almost one million people are facing severe hunger in northern Mozambique where hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee a jihadist...

Great Lakes region taking on challenges – UN

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Despite COVID-19 challenges, countries in Africa’s Great Lakes region are “on the right track” as leaders push forward on political, security and economic co-operation,...

UN warns Tanzania not to reject people fleeing Mozambique violence

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United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1 000 people seeking refuge from an Islamic State-claimed attack on a...

Death toll from clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur climbs to 56:...

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The death toll from days of tribal clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur has risen to 56, with 132 wounded, the United Nations and a...

UN says four peacekeepers killed in north Mali attack

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The United Nations mission in Mali said on Friday that four peacekeepers were killed and several others injured in an attack on its base...

International Mine Awareness Day marked

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Sunday past (4 April) was International Mine Awareness Day with the UN marking it for the 16th time, following the General Assembly declaring the...

UN experts alarmed by Russian security contractors’ ‘abuses’ in Central Africa

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UN experts expressed alarm on Wednesday over reports of executions and other abuses by Russian security contractors in Central African Republic and over their...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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