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Number of UN officials killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash rises to 21

The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
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UN family in Ethiopia pay last respects to personnel killed in airline crash

United Nations staff in Ethiopia gathered today at the UN Conference Centre for a minute of silence and a flag lowering ceremony in memory of the 19 United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 Sunday. The solemn gathering was led by the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Aeneas Chuma.
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Nigerian among 19 UN officials perished in ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Apart from Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, Pius Adesanmi, who died carrying a Canadian passport, the other Nigerian, Abiodun Bashua, who had a UN passport, was among 19 UN officials who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday.

UN: Terrorism won’t derail efforts to stabilise Somalia

The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) says increased terror attacks will not derail efforts to stabilise the Horn of Africa nation.

AU rejects allegations of rights violations by its troops in Somalia

The African Union Commission on Wednesday rejected allegations of human rights violations by its peacekeepers in Somalia, saying the United Nations did not carry out thorough probe into certain incidents on its mission’s operations.

UN extends AU-led mission in Somalia

The UN Security Council has extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until May 31, 2018.

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