Tens of thousands of South Sudanese are fleeing the country’s civil war for refuge in neighboring Uganda each month. More than 400,000 people made the journey this year. The majority are going to the Bidibidi refugee camp, a place that a few months ago was just a small village in Uganda.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) postponed the start date for a senior post granted to Nadine Heredia, the former first lady of Peru, who is facing money-laundering allegations at home.
A senior U.N. official pleaded with the U.N. Security Council to immediately stop the Syrian government’s deadly assault on the city of Aleppo.
Haiti’s newly elected president, Jovenel Moïse, faces enormous challenges in rebuilding a broken and deeply divided country, beginning with a legal challenge to the election results by his opponents.
As Kenya counts down to elections in 2017, public schools and hospitals should map their boundaries, fence them and get title deeds to protect them from irregular acquisition by politicians seeking re-election, experts and campaigners said on Tuesday.
South Sudan’s three-year-old civil war may descend into genocide, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum warned today.
For many Cubans who have fled their country in desperation for economic opportunities in the U.S., the death of Fidel Castro Friday symbolized the beginning of a new era, but experts warn that they may not see widespread reforms for years to come.
Kenya deported a high-profile refugee, James Gatdet Dak, spokesman for former Vice President and opposition leader Riek Machar, was deported to Juba, South Sudan, according to UNHCR, a day after a post on Facebook.
The election of Donald Trump to become President of the U.S. and the U.K. vote to leave the European Union,…
The 48-hour cease-fire in Yemen ended today with both sides arguing that the other continued to fight over the period declared unilaterally by the Saudi-led coalition that backs the Yemeni government.