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UN: Countries slow to deliver promised peacekeeping...

The US finances about 30 percent of the UN's $8 billion annual peacekeeping budget.

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S.Africa's 'virgin bursaries' ruled unconstitutional...

Uthukela municipality, in the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, awarded "maidens' bursaries" to 16 students on condition they refrained from sex until...

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Sudan summons UN mission chief in Darfur...

A report by UN and AU recommends that UNAMID's mandate be extended by another year

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Nigeriens who fled Boko Haram attack in 'great...

The UN refugee agency said some 50,000 people have fled since the attack in Bosso, a town in Niger near the border with Nigeria and Chad.

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More than 230,000 S.Sudanese refugees in...

South Sudan won independence from Sudan in 2011 but two years later it fell into a brutal civil war that has killed tens of thousands of civilians.

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Congo ex-presidential candidate Mokoko charged...

Mokoko was in custody in Brazzaville after being charged with "breaching internal state security and the illegal detention of weapons of war and munitions"...

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Benin boosts security over 'terrorist threat'...

The internal communication, which was leaked and published by several news organisations, ordered enhanced security and vigilance, particularly in border...

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34 migrants, including 20 children, found...

Temperatures in the region can reach a brutal 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit), with blinding sandstorms tearing across the desert.

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Kenya camp closure must be humane, says UN...

Kenya has vowed to send back 350,000 Somali refugees living in Dadaab in north-east Kenya by November

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'Several dead' as army clashes with rebels...

It was unclear how many had died in the bloody clashes, with one rebel source putting the number of dead at around 10 while an army source said at least...

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A rocky beginning for the NRM government...

New Vision TV brings you the analysis on the first budget by NRM government and the rocky start it hard to deliver on the promises the leadership had made during the swearing-in ceremony in 1986.