The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb that targeted military commanders in the central Somali town of Galkayo, killing at least eight people and wounding 55 others Saturday …Read More
France's President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to boost the fight against Islamic extremism in West Africa as French troops killed 33 Islamic extremists in central Mali.
Macron spoke Saturday on the second …Read More
New York/Rome FAO welcomes today's decision by the United Nations to create two new international days and one international year devoted to issues directly related to food and agriculture.
The UN General …Read More
GENEVA - The World Health Organization says insecurity and lack of access in conflict-ridden parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo remain major threats to ending the Ebola outbreak there.
The latest …Read More
The United Nations ability to carry out its mandate has been constrained by cash shortages in 2018 and 2019, its top official for accounting-related activities warned the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) …Read More
After being forced into exile, going back home is often an agonising decision for refugees. Can they rebuild their lives? Will it really be safe?
As delegates aim for progress on so-called …Read More
YAOUNDE - Separatist fighters in western Cameroon have abducted at least 40 candidates for parliament and local councils, in an effort to derail elections set for February. The government is promising to …Read More
GAROUA, CAMEROON - Cameroon's military has arrested several dozen men and destroyed hundreds of locally made guns and weapons the men allegedly circulated on the central African state's northern border with Chad …Read More