U.N. Peacekeeping

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:46
Ethiopia is to be a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for two years. The country may spread peace while on blue helmet missions abroad, but critics complain that political space at home is contracting.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:24
On June 30, the United Nations mission in Liberia will transfer security responsibilities back to the nation's police and military.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:32
The allowances for African troops fighting al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia have not been paid for at least six months, the BBC has learned.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:32
A senior military spokesman has announced Uganda’s plans to withdraw its troops from Somalia before the end of 2017 without giving any official reasons.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:26
As the number of peacekeeping operations on the African continent grows, the question of who will foot the bill for the expensive engagements consistently looms.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:21
United Nations peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said on Wednesday troops would be sent home from a U.N. mission in South Sudan due to their response to deadly violence at a compound.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 06:15
The U.N. will send more troops and continued support against terrorists in Mali it announced this week, on the one-year anniversary of the U.N.'s intervention in the West African country.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:24
Five French soldiers are suspected of having committed violent acts or witnessing violence without intervening. They reportedly beat up two people in the capital, Bangui, in early 2014 while other soldiers stood by.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 06:17
China is becoming an important player in African security issues, but is this evidence of Beijing’s creeping bid for superpower status, as pessimistic Western observers fear, or a positive sign that it Beijing can contribute more to global stability?
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 04:45
The U.N. has taken steps to welcome the adoption of regional plans to make gender a key piece of the peacekeeping framework.