Africa East Africa World 

At least 10 killed in anti-UN protests in DR Congo

According to local media reporting the protesters were shot by peacekeepers, a claim that the UN office is yet to respond to. There has been an upsurge in violence in the area with locals accusing the UN of being ineffective. Tuesday was the second day of protests with people calling for the UN to withdraw its peacekeepers from the area.… Read More
Africa Egypt Mali North Africa West Africa World 

Egypt suspends activities of its contingent in Mali UN mission

– – Egypt on Friday announced it has suspended the activities of its contingent in Mali peacekeeping mission temporarily. The United Nations was informed of this move by Egypt with officials citing increased attacks on peacekeepers who escort convoys supplying UN bases. A UN spokesperson said on Friday that the attacks have caused the death of seven Egyptian soldiers since… Read More