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Seasoned South African diplomat is new UNMISS boss

South African Fink Haysom, a seasoned UN operator, is back in Africa as head of the world body’s mission in South Sudan. His appointment as...

Ghanaian peacekeepers South Sudan mercy mission

Ghanaian peacekeepers at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were commended for giving lifesaving support to a man severely wounded in recent violent...

UN wants end to South Sudan inter-communal clashes, aid worker attacks

Peacekeepers were despatched to the northern Lakes region in South Sudan in a bid to deter further violence between communities , the UN Mission...

Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed

A peacekeeper from Bangladesh was killed when unidentified gunmen ambushed a humanitarian convoy in South Sudan, the United Nations mission in the...

Extra peacekeepers deployed to Unity State

The UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is sending 150 peacekeepers to Unity State to protect civilians targeted in clashes between government...

UNMISS mandate extended to March 2019

The United Nations Security Council tis week renewed the mandate of UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year and demanded...

South Sudan suspends UN radio station

South Sudan suspended the operations of Radio Miraya, owned by the UN mission in the country, for failing to comply with media...

UNMISS recalls police unit over alleged sexual abuse

The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan recalled a Ghanaian police unit working at one protection camp while it investigates allegations of...

Media, rights activists threatened in South Sudan – UN

Journalists and rights activists in South Sudan have been killed or arrested and newspapers closed, often by government, hampering coverage of the...

UN moves to protect South Sudan civilians

United Nations peacekeepers in South Sudan are moving more aggressively to protect civilians caught in the country's four-year civil war, after years...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...