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Diverted funds puts soldiers at risk
Diverted funds puts soldiers at risk
South Africa’s peacekeepers are being short-changed — and potentially put at risk — by an arrangement that channels vital peacekeeping funds away from the military to the treasury....
Angola's Ollivier: He sold cereals, then he sold peace
Angola's Ollivier: He sold cereals, then he sold peace
Rotund, energetic and with a rapid-fire delivery, Jean-Yves Ollivier (70) was all smiles as he was showered with praise and tributes at the 25th...
Africa sees lag in funds for UN peacekeeping
Africa sees lag in funds for UN peacekeeping
Tension arising from the UN Security Council's reliance on African nations to supply peacekeepers came into sharper focus on Friday, as diplomats,...
UN extends mandate of DRC peacekeepers
UN extends mandate of DRC peacekeepers
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday extended the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in the strife-torn Democratic Republic of Congo...
Uganda hosts talks on AU Somalia force
Uganda hosts talks on AU Somalia force
Defence ministers from Uganda, Burundi and Somalia met on Friday in Kampala over the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia after last...
Top official says UN peacekeepers are overstretched
Top official says UN peacekeepers are overstretched
After a decade of unprecedented growth, the UN's peacekeeping efforts are overstretched with 113 000 military, police and civilians deployed...
Bush authorises US air support for Darfur mission
Bush authorises US air support for Darfur mission
President George Bush on Monday authorised the immediate use of United States aircraft to transport supplies to the international peacekeeping...
Growth in Darfur peacekeepers, says envoy
Growth in Darfur peacekeepers, says envoy
The top United States diplomat on Africa said on Monday that important progress has been made recently in the deployment of UN peacekeepers to...
Govt sends sympathies after SA soldier killed in Sudan
Govt sends sympathies after SA soldier killed in Sudan
Defence Minister Charles Nqakula has extended his sympathies to the family of a South African soldier who was shot and killed in Sudan's Darfur...
EU turns to Russia for help in Chad mission
EU turns to Russia for help in Chad mission
The European Union expects Russia to supply it with helicopters for its Chad peace mission despite its dispute with Moscow over Georgia.
UN renews peacekeeping mandate in Chad
UN renews peacekeeping mandate in Chad
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday renewed the mandate of its peacekeeping mission in Chad, which has been monitoring that country's...
UN: Sudan forces build up outside Darfur camp
UN: Sudan forces build up outside Darfur camp
Sudanese forces accused of killing more than 30 people in a raid on a Darfur camp have started to build up their position outside the settlement,...

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