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Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief

The UN chief told representatives at the briefing, entitled “Peacebuilding and sustaining peace: strengthening partnerships for successful nationally-owned transitions”, that the Organization is putting...

Nigeria: 145 Bandits Killed, 223 Arrested in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba – Army

By Ibraheem Hamza MuhammadLafia — The commander of Operation Whirlstroke in charge of Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States, Major-General Adeyemi Yekini, says 145 bandits...

Liberia: GOL, UN Women Validate Phase 2 of LNAP On Women Peace, Security

By David A. YatesParticipants at the validation workshop on second phase of the five-year strategic plan (2019-2023) of Liberia's National Action Plan (LNAP) on...

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’

“It was not me, but a very senior and wise official in the region who recently said that this war can end in year”,...

Eritrea: Celebration of 25th Anniversary of National Service Program

Asmara — The Silver Jubilee of the beginning of Eritrea's National Service Program will be celebrated in Sawa from 1-4 August, under the theme...

Somalia: UN Awards Troops for Peacekeeping Service

The UN mission in Somalia has honored soldiers of United Nations Guard Units (UNGU) for distinguished service in the Horn of Africa nation. The soldiers,...

Somalia: Govt Appoints Reconciliation Committee for Galmudug

The Federal government of Somalia has started efforts to kickoff reconciliation conference to bring together various political groups in Galmudug state ahead of planned...

Liberia: Who Ordered Helicopters Purchase?

By Winston W. Parley-As Urey denies war allegations A long time closed aide to imprisoned former President Charles Ghankay Taylor Mr. Benoni Urey, now an...

Somalia: UN Honors Troops for Peacekeeping Service

The UN mission in Somalia has honored soldiers of United Nations Guard Units (UNGU) for distinguished service in the Horn of Africa nation. The soldiers,...

Ghana: Book On History of Ghana Navy Launched in Accra

By Allia NoshieAs part of activities to mark its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Ghana Navy on Tuesday launched a book on the history of...

Sudan: Academician Ibrahim Mohamed Adam Calls for Support of Armed Forces Protection to Civilian...

Khartoum — The academician and political writer, Dr. Ibahim Mohamed Adam, has called for boosting the concept of the Armed Forces' protection to the...

Nigeria: Only Community Policing Will End Terrorism – Kano CP

By Richard P. NgbokaiKano — The Commissioner of Police in Kano State, Ahmed Iliyasu, says only community community policing will end terrorism in the...

Cameroon: Opinion – Key Steps Needed for Cameroon Peace Talks

opinion By Agbor Balla NkonghoSwitzerland has agreed to mediate talks between...

Nigeria: Boko Haram – 2.8 Million in Dire Need of Protection, Intervention – UNDP

By Tosin OmoniyiThe United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP) has said about 2.8 million people are in dire need of protection and humanitarian intervention as...

Nigeria: Lafiya Dole Gets New Commander As Air Force Redeploys Senior Officers in Fresh...

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers. The NAF Director of Public...

Cameroon: End of a ‘Secret’ German Military Mission in Cameroon

The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of...

Nigeria: States Must Do More to End ‘Almajiri’ System – Buhari

By Ebuka OnyejiPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the responsibility...

Nigerian Army Redeploys Top Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment of top generals. Army...

Kenya: Govt Participates in Peace and Security Meetings in Nairobi

Nairobi — Sudan has participated in meetings of the 24th session of the committee for technical aid to peace and security framework in the...

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council

However, Jayathma Wickramanayake made clear that “young women and men still suffer from stereotypes, myths and policy panics that harm their agency and affect...

Sudan: Political Parties in Blue Nile Call for Realization of Peace

Al- Damazin — Number of leaders of political parties in Blue Nile state indicated that the stage the country is passing requires the realization...

Kenya: Big Names in Rush to Return ‘Illegal’ Guns As Deadline Lapses

By Justus WangaTwo governors and at least 100 lawmakers are among those who led the pack in a mad rush to surrender their guns...

Kenya: State Says Mombasa Terror Suspect Was Going to Join Isis

By Brian OcharoThe Kenyan government now claims that a suspected Al-Shabaab member Salim Mohamed Rashid, who was arrested on May 14, 2019, was on...

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