Central African Republic polls delayed by fresh violence

2015-10-02 09:45

Fresh violence in Central African Republic has forced the delay of October 18 elections meant to put the troubled country on firmer political ground, officials say.

CAR leader leaves UN early due to violence in Bangui

2015-09-29 08:25

Central African Republic’s president, Catherine Samba-Panza, has left the UN general assembly in New York to return home due to the worst violence in the capital of her country, diplomats say.

British troops to join UN missions in Somalia, South Sudan

2015-09-28 12:38

British troops are set to join peacekeeping missions in Somalia and South Sudan, the government says.

UN to name member states whose troops commit sexual abuse

2015-09-17 21:01

Countries whose troops commit sexual abuse while on UN peacekeeping missions will be named and their soldiers repatriated, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has told a meeting of member states.

Ban marks Boko Haram attack on UN in Nigeria

2015-08-24 12:07

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon has laid a wreath in the capital of conflict-hit Nigeria to commemorate the fourth anniversary of a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram.

Redouble efforts to resolve differences, Ban tells Koreas

2015-08-23 07:57

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the dialogue between the North and South Korea and urged both sides to 'redouble efforts to resolve their differences'.

UN outraged by peacekeeper sex abuse

2015-08-18 20:31

The UN Security Council has expressed outrage and anger over allegations of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers and said troop-contributing countries must investigate.

New UN peacekeeping chief named for Central African Republic

2015-08-14 10:45

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon to replace the ousted chief of the UN peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic, diplomats say.

Ban fires UN peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic

2015-08-13 09:04

The UN chief has fired the head of the peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic over the force’s handling of dozens of misconduct allegations, including rape and killing.

Ban dismayed, disappointed over deaths, rape in CAR

2015-08-12 12:38

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon is "personally dismayed and disappointed", after reports emerged that the peacekeepers indiscriminately killed a 16-year-old boy and his father and raped a 12-year-old girl in CAR.


UN demands South Sudan corrects mistakes

2015-09-29 22:29

South Sudan's president and a rebel leader have accused each other of violating a ceasefire brokered to end a 21-month conflict in the world's newest state.

Probe Darfur ambush, Ban tells Sudan authorities

2015-09-28 13:39

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned the attack in which one South African peacekeeper was killed in Darfur, and called on the Sudanese authorities to investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice as soon as possible.

UN chief demands Burkina Faso military show 'restraint'

2015-09-18 09:14

The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has called on Burkina Faso's military to "exercise restraint" after three people died and scores more were injured in protests following a coup.

UN supports new Nigerian president

2015-08-25 05:58

The UN chief has promised solidarity in the new Nigerian leader's fight against insecurity, unemployment and corruption.

UN chief arrives in Nigeria to mark bombing, abducted girls

2015-08-23 22:14

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Nigeria to commemorate the Boko Haram bombing of his organisation's headquarters and focus new attention on 219 schoolgirls held by the extremists.

US pursues new UN sanctions on South Sudan

2015-08-19 08:44

The US has begun talks at the UN to sanction South Sudan if its government doesn’t sign a peace deal with rebels within 15 days, President Barack Obama’s national security adviser says.

Alleged CAR rape victim endured a most brutal ordeal - Unicef

2015-08-18 13:28

The 12-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by a UN peacekeeper in the Central African Republic "endured a most brutal ordeal", according to the UN Children's Fund.

Sexual abuse claims: UN turns up pressure on peacekeeping nations

2015-08-14 07:33

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has moved to ratchet up pressure on countries whose nationals are accused of sexual abuse while serving in peacekeeping missions.

UN peacekeeping chief in CAR resigns

2015-08-12 18:03

The UN peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic has resigned over his handling of misconduct reports.

International outcry after Burundian rights activist shot

2015-08-05 11:57

The attempted killing of a leading rights activist, shot in the face by a gunman, has triggered international outrage and stoked fears of worsening violence in Burundi.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.