Nigeria and Ghana committed troops and aircraft to the buildup that’s centered in Senegal, which surrounds Gambia on three sides.
The Millennium Development Goals failed in aspects like poverty. Lessons must be learnt to ensure that these mistakes will not be repeated by the SDGs
If fighting continues and controversial policies are not reversed, it's only a matter of time before full on fighting breaks out again in South Sudan
Congo official flags budget worries over already delayed election
The United Nations Security Council needs to beef up its mandate, troops and equipment.
South Sudan, the world’s newest country, descended into a civil war in December 2013 that’s claimed tens of thousands of lives.
European law says migrants must stay in the country where they first enter the bloc and that is determined by where they give their fingerprints.
The United Nations has made the gathering of data on girls across the world the coming year’s focus.
Developing countries carry the burden of hosting 86% of the world’s forced migrants.
Africa needs to be well represented at the top echelons of UN decision-making organs and agencies.
The Burundi government has called the report biased and politically-motivated.
Dag Hammarskjöld, as second Secretary-General, sought to shape the UN as an organisation devoted to peace.
Eighteen months after the start of protests against a third term for President Pierre Nkurunziza inertia of international bodies has set in.
Social media still remains blocked, following the announcement last week of President Ali Bongo as the winner of the presidential elections.
Displaced civilians and religious leaders ask UN Security Council to urgently deploy extra foreign troops.
For first time in 70 years, the UN is holding open hearings for those hoping to become its next secretary-general. But 'club' retains the final say.
The most public job interview in the world! Here's who's running to be new UN chief - which one is best for Africa?
70-year-old organisation has until now had only 8 Secretaries-General and this interview looks to be the most inclusive selection process so far
Shame: UN peacekeepers from 21 nations, most in Africa, accused of sexual abuse in much-awaited report
For the first time nationalities of troops facing anuse allegations have been named--DR Congo, S.Africa and Morocco top disturbing list.
Burundian refugees allegedly provided details of their military training in Rwandan forest camps