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UN Provides fund to tackle rise of Ebola in Congo

The U.N. has released $40 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to help tackle a new outbreak of Ebola and other health and humanitarian crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The re-emergence of Ebola in Mbandaka, in DRC’s…

Women Seek Bigger Roles in Peace Process in Africa

Women are worried of losing the gains they made in peace processes now that governments are redirecting resources to combatting Covid-19 pandemic. Participants in the 12th session of the Advisory Board for Women, Peace and Security in…

Chaos and civil breakdown as Burundi nears election

Two months ahead of Burundi's planned local and presidential elections, senior UN-appointed independent rights investigators have urged the Government to reopen the "democratic, civil and political space" there. "These are not only basic…