More than one million South Sudanese have fled violence in their country and entered Uganda as refugees according to the UN.
An enquiry report by the United Nations has revealed that two UN investigators who were killed in March possibly died in the hands of Congolese militia members, according to the AFP news agency.
A week-long period of national mourning was declared on Wednesday in Sierra Leone for victims of the devastating mudslide that claimed over 400 lives with over 600 still unaccounted for. Flags would fly at half-mast during this period of…
Aid groups have called on the United Nations to take "immediate action" in the Central African Republic, saying the conflict-wracked nation is "teetering on the brink of catastrophe".
Officials in Nigeria have confirmed the death of at least 27 people after 3 suicide bombers carried out an attack in north-eastern part of the country on Tuesday.
Gunmen attacked two United Nations bases in Mali on Monday, killing a peacekeeper, a contractor and seven Malians, the UN said, in the latest attacks on its presence in the country.
Nigeria's military raided a United Nations compound on Friday in the northeastern city at the epicentre of a conflict with Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, a UN official said.
The head of South Sudan's UN mission announced on Tuesday the long-awaited arrival of troops from a regional force meant to patrol roads and quell violence in the war-ravaged country.
Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief said Monday, calling for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.
The United Nations' peacekeeping mission has uncovered mass graves in a region of northern Mali beset by conflict between rival groups, the mission said on Saturday.