Africa

At UN tribunal for Rwanda, former bishop pleads 'not guilty' to genocide charges

A former Anglican bishop today pleaded not guilty to four counts of genocide and crimes against humanity for his role in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, according to United Nations tribunal that issued the indictment.

Annan submits report on Liberia's compliance with Security Council demands

In his first report to the Security Council on Liberia's compliance with Council demands for an immediate end to Monrovia's ties with a Sierra Leone rebel group, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has "strongly" suggested that the international community remain engaged with Liberia and its people, whatever course of action the Council chooses to follow.

UN, West African States meet in Abuja to review Sierra Leone ceasefire accord

The head of the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), Oluyemi Adeniji, was in Abuja, Nigeria, today to take part in a review of the progress in implementing a ceasefire accord for Sierra Leone.

Namibia: UN food agency seeks funding for refugee camp

The lead United Nations food agency has made an urgent appeal to international donors to help stave off a fourth successive month of cuts in food rations for the Osire refugee camp in Namibia.