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Two of Three Children in South Sudan Face ‘Desperate’ Humanitarian Crisis: UNICEF

UNICEF says 4.5 million children in South Sudan face a humanitarian crisis and the organization needs more money to help. The announcement comes on the 10th anniversary of the country’s independence. The “hopes that independence would bring a new dawn …

UN Alarmed at Eswatini Protest Violence

The U.N. voiced alarm on Tuesday at the eruption of deadly violence during protests in Eswatini, calling for an independent investigation into all alleged rights abuses, including by law enforcement. The U.N.’s rights office said there were claims that…

Government-backed Militias in Burkina Faso Accused of Abuses

The attack in Burkina Faso last month that killed 160 civilians was in retaliation for activity by pro-government civilian militias in the area, according to Human Rights Watch.In the daytime, Daouda Diallo is a scientist. By night, he is one of Burki…