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Machete attacks and forest escapes, as conflict returns to Congo’s troubled Ituri

Machete attacks and forest escapes, as conflict returns to Congo’s troubled Ituri

A wave of militia attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern Ituri province has left hundreds dead and roughly 300,000 displaced in recent weeks, triggering a new humanitarian crisis in a region already grappling …

Pope Leads Prayers for Migrants Killed in Libyan Detention Center

Pope Leads Prayers for Migrants Killed in Libyan Detention Center

ROME - Pope Francis on Sunday invited the crowd gathered in Saint Peter's Square to join him in prayer for the poor, unarmed people" who were killed or injured by an air strike on a …

Pope Leads Prayers for Migrants Killed in Libyan Detention Center

Pope Leads Prayers for Migrants Killed in Libyan Detention Center

ROME - Pope Francis on Sunday invited the crowd gathered in Saint Peter's Square to join him in prayer for the poor, unarmed people" who were killed or injured by an air strike on a …

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update

In the news this Wednesday: Outraged Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; xenophobia and citizenship …

Libya: Medecins Sans FrontiAres’ (MSF) reaction to the deadly airstrikes on Tajoura Detention Centre

Libya: Medecins Sans FrontiAres’ (MSF) reaction to the deadly airstrikes on Tajoura Detention Centre

By Prince Alfani, MSF Medical Coordinator for Libya

Last night's airstrike on Tajoura detention centre, which is reported to have killed dozens of migrants and refugees, is a horrific tragedy that could have easily avoided.…

Libya: Medecins Sans FrontiAres’ (MSF) reaction to the deadly airstrikes on Tajoura Detention Centre

Libya: Medecins Sans FrontiAres’ (MSF) reaction to the deadly airstrikes on Tajoura Detention Centre

By Prince Alfani, MSF Medical Coordinator for Libya

Last night's airstrike on Tajoura detention centre, which is reported to have killed dozens of migrants and refugees, is a horrific tragedy that could have easily avoided.…

Briefing: How Congo’s Ebola epidemic became the world’s second deadliest

Briefing: How Congo’s Ebola epidemic became the world’s second deadliest

More than 11 months after an Ebola outbreak was declared in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the viral disease has claimed more than 1,500 lives, infected 2,244 people, and spread across the border into neighbouring …

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province

Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world's second largest hunger crisis …

Greater Masaka Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

Greater Masaka Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

The territorial Police in Bukomansimbi responded to a case of armed robbery, which occurred last night in Buyoga Village Kibinge sub county Bukomansimbi district.

The preliminary facts reveal that a gang of three robbers armed …

Greater Masaka Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

Greater Masaka Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

The territorial Police in Bukomansimbi responded to a case of armed robbery, which occurred last night in Buyoga Village Kibinge sub county Bukomansimbi district.

The preliminary facts reveal that a gang of three robbers armed …

POLICE REFUTES CLAIMS IT WITHDREW VIP PROTECTION PERSONNEL

POLICE REFUTES CLAIMS IT WITHDREW VIP PROTECTION PERSONNEL

The Police would like to dismiss claims on social media that it withdrew its VIP protection officers, deployed to guard retired Supreme Court Justice Prof Dr G.W Kanyeihamba, as false and baseless. The police has …

Police Statement on Gruesome Murder

Police Statement on Gruesome Murder

The territorial police in Old Kampala Divisional Headquarters is actively investigating a gruesome murder of a boda boda rider, by two un identified male robbers, who posing as potential clients, attacked, strangled and repeatedly hit …

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province

The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite evidence of several massacres in the affected area earlier this month, the …