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UN commends Nigeria on success against Boko Haram

The United Nations has commended Nigeria for the successes it has so far recorded in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the country....

357 Child Soldiers Released in Central African Republic- UN

 Armed groups in Central African Republic freed more than 350 child soldiers Thursday in the largest such release since the country became engulfed in...

Girls raped, boys abducted, towns torched in South Sudan

Gunmen in South Sudan have raped girls, seized boys to become soldiers and torched towns in some of the heaviest fighting seen in the...

US sends envoys to Zimbabwe for rare talks

Two U.S. diplomats are visiting Zimbabwe this week — a rare occurrence in recent years because of frosty U.S.-Zimbabwean relations. The visit comes as...

Strikes on Yemen's Saada Breach International Law, Says UN

Air strikes by a coalition of Arab nations on Saada city in Yemen are in breach of international law, despite calls for civilians to...

Zimbabwe Appeals to West for Direct Funding

Zimbabwean officials made a plea to Western governments and international organizations on Wednesday to resume direct aid to the southern African country.  But, the...

UN 'Whistleblower' on CAR Child Sex Scandal Reinstated

A UN tribunal has ordered the reinstatement of Swedish official Anders Kompass who was suspended for leaking a report to France about child abuse...

Yemen Civilian Death Toll Reaches 646 – UN

The conflict in Yemen has cost the lives of at least 646 civilians since a Saudi-led coalition began air raids against Houthi rebels who...

Hollande Vows Punishment for CAR Child Rapists

French President Francois Hollande is promising tough punishment for any soldier found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Central African Republic. Speaking to reporters Thursday...

One Dead in Sudan Student Clashes

A man died after being injured in clashes between two groups of university students in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday, the interior ministry...

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