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New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the country’s peacekeepers recently killed during their mission in a neighbouring country.

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UN peacekeeping chief visits injured Tanzanian ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Wednesday thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in t ...

DR Congo: Over a dozen UN peacekeepers killed in worst attack on 'blue helmets' in recent history

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): At least 14 United Nations 'blue helmets' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured, in what the S ...

UN chief condemns attack that leaves at least 14 peacekeepers dead in volatile eastern DR Congo

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): At least 14 United Nations 'blue helmets' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured, in what the Se ...

DR Congo: Hunger crisis, scarce funds could push Kasais to brink of catastrophe, UN agency warns

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): An acute hunger emergency ravaging
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s strife-torn Greater Kasai
region could transform int ...

DR Congo: Security Council underscores need to bring killers of UN experts to justice

New York, Nov 8(Just Earth News): Reiterating the need to bring to justice the killers of two United Nations expert in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Security Council urged the co ...

UN warns of 'looming humanitarian catastrophe' in DR Congo's strife-torn Kasai region

New York, Oct 31(Just Earth News): Some 3.2 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) conflict-ravaged south-central Greater Kasai region are severely food insecure, struggl ...

Widespread militia activity, political unrest drive millions from their homes in DR Congo, UN warns

New York, Oct 25(Just Earth News): Some 3.9 million people across several regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been displaced from their homes, and amid growing violenc ...

Despite progress on voter registration, DR Congo faces challenges on election timeline – UN envoy

New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertai ...

Security Council condemns attack on UN mission base in DR Congo

New York, Oct 11(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate into, and bring to justice those be ...