Britain sending 400 peacekeepers to South Sudan

Britain’s sending about 400  soldiers to  join the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan. Their arrival in the next few weeks  in the next weeks will be one Britain’s largest operational deployments worldwide. ends  intro The Whitehall statement says the first of the British troops, proudly wearing their distinctive blue UN berets, arrives in […]

Resurgence of violence in Central African Republic

Resurging violence in the Central African Republic has caused more than 100 000 people to leave their houses. The fighting between Muslim ex-Seleka militia  and Christian anti-balaka rebels has taken on an religious tone that is relatively new to the country. Once full villages in the north of the Central African Republic have been emptied […]