UN and Africa: focus on Sahel region, Dadaab camp and drought in Zimbabwe

Sahel suffers poverty, climate change and violent extremism: UN

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UN Security Council strongly condemns deadly Al-Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel

The United Nations Security Council has “condemned in the strongest terms” a recent deadly attack by Al-Shabaab on a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that killed several people, including a serving government minister.

Dadaab returnees will leave camps voluntarily, says UNHCR

In Kenya, moves are continuing to encourage about 320,000 Somali nationals to leave Dadaab, one of the biggest camp complexes in the world for displaced people, the UN Refugee Agency said Monday.

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Refugees in Dadaab camp “cannot be forgotten”

The nearly 350,000 predominantly Somali refugees in Kenya’s Dadaab camp cannot be forgotten.

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UN and Africa: focus on attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army, children migrants and refugees in Dadaab camp

Lord’s Resistance Army attacks in CAR have “notably increased”

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Somalia: Ban condemns attack on Ethiopian troops at Mission base

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned yesterday's attack on Ethiopian troops at an base of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Halgan, Somalia.