UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

A peacekeeper has died and four others seriously injured in Mali’s volatile north, near the Algerian border when an improvised explosive device went off, the United Nations said. Photo by Mathias P.R. Reding on Pexels.com “One dead and three seriously injured after one of our teams hit an improvised explosive device near Tessalit,” close to … Continue reading UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

Niger Republic inaugurates its first democratically elected president

Niger’s Mohamed Bazoum was sworn in as president Friday, marking the country’s first peaceful transfer of power in a democratic watershed that was overshadowed by an alleged coup attempt earlier this week underscoring instability fears in the West African nation. Bazoum's inauguration marked Niger’s first-ever transition between elected presidents since the country gained independence from France … Continue reading Niger Republic inaugurates its first democratically elected president

UN condemns attack on its Officials in Mali

A logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) suffered a terrorist attack which killed three Chadian peacekeepers and left two injured on 26 October, 2017. Speaking with anger and sadness after the horrific attack, Secretary-General António Guterres condemned the men and reason behind such callous moves. Seven other peacekeepers have … Continue reading UN condemns attack on its Officials in Mali