U.N. Peacekeeping

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:10
President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Wednesday take his campaign to have the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) upgraded to a UN Mission to the European Union Headquarters in Brussels where he will meet United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:08
The African Union Peace and Security Council has endorsed a recommendation to extend the mandate of the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), Sudan, for another 12 months until 30 June 2017.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:40
UNAMID continues to face many obstacles in Sudan as the conflict in Darfur remains unchanged, the United Nations peacekeeping chief briefed the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday. Therefore the mission's mandate should be extended before July.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 06:34
In a statement issued on Saturday, AMISOM commended Ethiopian troops for defeating Al-Shabaab. According to the statement, AMISOM Acting Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Nakibus Lakara, commended Ethiopian troops for thwarting an Al-Shabaab attack and inflicting heavy casualties on the Al Qaeda-linked militants.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:46
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed Uganda for its commitment and sacrifices to ensure that peace and stability prevails in Somalia and the region.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:32
The African Union Mission in Somalia continues to face an uphill battle in the face of budgetary uncertainty.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 06:34
A whistleblower in the United Nations' human rights office has resigned, two years after leaking information to French officials about a U.N. investigation of accusations that French soldiers sexually abused children in Central African Republic.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:05
Aid workers have unearthed the remains of 12 people who they say were murdered by international peacekeepers in the Central African Republic in 2014.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:28
British troops have arrived in South Sudan to take part in the United Nations peacekeeping mission, the Defense Ministry confirmed in a statement.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:52
The People's Republic of China is increasing its presence across Africa, both donating troops to U.N. peacekeeping missions and offering security assistance to further the African Union's goals.