Home » Posts tagged with » War

Three-out-of-four South Sudanese children have known nothing but war, says UNICEF

Three-out-of-four South Sudanese children have known nothing but war, says UNICEF

Since South Sudan became the world’s youngest country in 2011, 2.6 million of the 3.4 million babies have been born in war, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed Saturday. “As South Sudan turns seven, a seemingly endless war continues to devastate the lives of millions of children,” said Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF’s Executive Director […]

Central African Republic’s Conflict Spreading – UN

Central African Republic’s Conflict Spreading – UN

The United Nations reports Central African Republic’s five-year-old civil war is intensifying and has now spread to practically all parts of the country, even to those areas in northern and central CAR that have been relatively stable. The U.N. says once safe areas, such as the capital Bangui and the country’s second city and commercial […]

UN chief welcomes Côte d’Ivoire’s return to calm after unrest

UN chief welcomes Côte d’Ivoire’s return to calm after unrest

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has commended the Government of Côte d’Ivoire for restoring security following a mutiny over pay, his spokesperson said. “The Secretary-General welcomes the return to calm in Côte d’Ivoire following the unacceptable acts of violence committed by soldiers of the Forces Armées de Côte d’Ivoire (FACI) over the past few days,” […]

Now 300k+ South Sudanese Refugees in Sudan – UNHCR

Now 300k+ South Sudanese Refugees in Sudan – UNHCR

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has determined that there are now more than 300,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. In its weekly humanitarian bulletin, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports that according to the UNHCR, the number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan since December 2013 has surpassed the 300,000 […]

U.S. Supports Ugandan Forces in Somalia

U.S. Supports Ugandan Forces in Somalia

The United States has again given non-lethal military aid to the Ugandan contingent of the African Union Peace-keeping Mission (Amisom) worth billions of shillings. The construction equipment, according to a statement issued on December 31 last year by Maj Robert Kamara, the Uganda contingent public information officer, includes two bulldozers, four motor graders, four compact […]

Our Nuclear Weapons Not Targeting Africa – North Korea

Our Nuclear Weapons Not Targeting Africa – North Korea

The ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Uganda, Mr Myong Kyong Chol has said that his country’s nuclear weapons do not target African countries, but rather world powers that pose a threat to North Korea’s sovereignty. During an interview on Thursday, Mr Chol said that those telling North Korea to stop […]

4.8 million South Sudan People Surviving on goat bones and water lilies, with an Inflation at 661 percent – the highest rate in the world

4.8 million South Sudan People Surviving on goat bones and water lilies, with an Inflation at 661 percent – the highest rate in the world

Tens of thousands of people in South Sudan are on the brink of starvation with many living in swamps and surviving on water lilies and goat bones. A hunger crisis affecting an estimated 4.8 million people could turn catastrophic unless humanitarian relief is urgently stepped up, Mercy Corps country director Deepmala Mahla warned. “The situation […]

Children Face ‘Staggeringly High’ Hunger in Conflict-Hit Central African Republic

Children Face ‘Staggeringly High’ Hunger in Conflict-Hit Central African Republic

Clinging to her toy dog, 18-month-old Clemence Mokbem stares ahead as nurses rush past to tend to crying babies in the hot, overcrowded intensive care ward in a Bangui hospital. The toddler was taken to the main children’s hospital in Central African Republic’s capital by her teenage mother Anita, after successive bouts of malaria led […]

Uganda to Pull Troops Out of Somalia As It Also Exits Central Africa Republic

Uganda to Pull Troops Out of Somalia As It Also Exits Central Africa Republic

Uganda is set to withdraw its troops from Somalia next year, ending a decade-long stay in the Horn of Africa country. The plan could worsen the security situation in the country that has been made ungovernable by terrorist groups, which have intensified attacks in the last few months. With 6,223 soldiers in Somalia, Uganda is […]

Photographer tracks down women he met in war zones ten years ago to find out if they survived

Photographer tracks down women he met in war zones ten years ago to find out if they survived

A moving portrait exhibit by an award-winning war photographer lays bare the cruel reality of conflict for women across the world. Nick Danziger’s striking images capture the heartache and helplessness of rape victims, widows, refugees and prisoners, all female and all living during war. He captured his initial shots in 2001 as part of a […]

Page 1 of 512345

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone