Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:36:20 GMT
Eight UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali Attack
[RFI] Gunmen have killed at least eight Chadian UN peacekeepers in an attack in northern Mali, in one of the deadliest assaults on United Nations forces in the country.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:25:58 GMT
Al-Qaida Group Claims Deadly Ambush of UN Peacekeepers
[VOA] An al-Qaida affiliate is claiming responsibility for Sunday's attack on a U.N. peacekeeping camp in northern Mali Sunday, killing 10 blue helmets from Chad and wounding 25 others.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:20:25 GMT
10 UN Peacekeepers Killed in Attack
[Deutsche Welle] An attack on the UN mission in Mali has left 10 peacekeepers dead and at least 25 injured. Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, an Islamist group with al Qaida ties, has claimed responsibility.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:28:52 GMT
Ethiopia, Mali Report Zero Human Cases of Guinea Worm
[Carter Center] Atlanta -Just 28 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported in 2018, down slightly from 30 cases reported in 2017. When The Carter Center assumed leadership of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program in 1986, there were an estimated...

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:46:07 GMT
'Dire' Humanitarian Situation, 'Grave' Security Concerns
[UN News] With over 800 schools forced to close due to insecurity, and 2.3 million vulnerable people in need of assistance this year, a top UN official told the Security Council on Wednesday that the humanitarian situation in Mali "remains dire".