KIGALI - The African Union has backed a request for African troops with a robust mandate to reinforce U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan. The AU summit meeting in Rwanda's capital approved the request, which will go the U.N. Security Council. …Read more
NAIROBI-- The first group of Kenyans who have been living in South Sudan have been evacuated back to the country from Juba.
The 104 evacuees landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) Saturday afternoon as the government begun the …Read more
UNITED NATIONS, -- United Nations under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, Herve Ladsous, has urged the UN Security Council to strengthen the mandate for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
The under-secretary-general's proposed for the Mission to be extended until the …Read more
Nairobi: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from the UNOCHA and the UNDP, this morning held a ministerial level meeting a Regional Preparedness and Response for Outbreaks and Epidemics in Nairobi.
The Ministers of Health of Somalia, Sudan …Read more
NAIROBI - An uneasy cease-fire prevailed in South Sudan's capital on Tuesday as aid workers struggled to reach thousands affected by heavy clashes of the last few days. New fighting was reported in the countryside while the government and opposition …Read more