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UN Mission in South Sudan
The UN has condemned a series of brutal sexual assaults on 125 women and girls, travelling on the road to Bentiu, a town in the north of the war-ravaged South Sudan.
UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence and Conflict, Ms Pramila Patten, has recounted what she termed “horrific testimonies” by rape survivors in war-torn South Sudan.
The UN mission said investigations conducted by the Office of Internal Oversight Services, an independent office within the UN established that some members of the FPU were in fact involved in transactional sex with women under their protection.
A UN report has revealed that undue restrictions on freedom of expression are having a “chilling effect” and “further shrinking the space for debate and dissent” in war-torn South Sudan.
More than 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, the second-largest such release since civil war began five years ago. Over 19,000 children are thought to have been recruited by all sides.
The UN Security Council on Thursday called on the government of South Sudan to "cease obstructions" to its peacekeeping mission's operations and urged all sides to stop the fighting.
The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa May.
A new Chief Medical Director has been appointed for the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that Nigeria needed additional two million toilets annually from 2019 to 2025 to achieve the Universal Basic Sanitation target.
Christian Benteke is keen to remain at Crystal Palace despite interest from Marouane Fellaini's Chinese club Shandong Luneng Taishan.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has told the incoming National Assembly to make laws that would engender Nigeria’s restructuring.
Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has agreed a deal to join Portuguese champions Benfica, but negotiations over price are holding up the transfer.
Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach winger Thorgan Hazard.
Legends of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as well as others who have featured for various Nigeria national teams, are set for a charity match in Lagos on June 7.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to provide adequate budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Education, saying that the ministry should not get less than one trillion naira annually.
At least, 15 persons have been killed and some beheaded by suspected cultists in Kono Bo-ue community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State in a fresh cult clash in the area.