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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Central Africa

U.N. seeks Police reinforcement for peacekeeping in DRC

The United Nations Secretary-General is seeking an additional 320 police squad for the peace keeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This comes as...

330,000 South Sudanese receive humanitarian assistance

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), has confirmed that more than 300,000 people in the South Sudan famine-hit areas have received...

South Sudan President Kiir says he has pardoned two jailed generals

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Friday he had pardoned two senior government officials and promised to release other political prisoners, as his...

U.N. outlines measures to prevent abuses

Protecting vulnerable people from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse has again been brought to the fore for consideration by the United Nations General Assembly. In a...

Cameroon considers two-year IMF aid programme to drive growth

Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund are considering a two-year aid programme for the Central African country to deliver sustained and inclusive economic growth. Leaders...

Ex-South Sudan general forms rebel group, vows to topple President Kiir

A disaffected South Sudanese army general who quit his position last month announced on Monday that he had formed a new anti-government rebel group,...

European Union warns DRC of more sanctions

The European Union has warned the Democratic Republic of Congo that it faces more sanctions if political and military leaders block a deal with...

Nigeria, Cameroon sign agreement to repatriate refugees

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Government of Cameroon and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have signed an agreement for the...

Late Congo opposition leader’s son named as successor

TVC NEWS Democratic Republic of Congo's largest opposition party said it had named the son of its late leader Etienne Tshisekedi to succeed him...
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