UN Mission in Sudan Extended

The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sudan until 24 September, with the intention to renew it for further periods.  The Council is also investigating how best to support efforts by States in the region to put … Continued

DR Congo Election Protest March

BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa Thousands of opposition supporters have been demonstrating in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa. Followers of veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi are demanding a repeat of voter registration for elections scheduled in June. Visiting UN head Kofi … Continued

UN Not Welcome in Sudan

Envoy Says Sudan Doesn’t Want U.N. Force in Darfur – 3/01/2006, New York Times Sudan has withdrawn its support for a United Nations peacekeeping force to replace African Union troops now in the conflicted Darfur region and is lobbying other … Continued