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American Mercenaries Charged With Conspiracy Says Haitian Police

AFRICANGLOBE - AFRICANGLOBE - Haiti has charged several American mercenaries and other foreign nationals with criminal conspiracy after their arrest with assault rifles and other weapons, the national police said. The group was detained in central Port-au-Prince Sunday evening. Police said the men were detained at a checkpoint near the central bank.

Blast In Eastern Congo Injures 32 UN Soldiers

AFRICANGLOBE - Over 30 UN soldiers were hurt in a blast which hit the eastern Congolese city of Goma, Tuesday morning. The 32 peacekeepers from India were part of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

UN Peacekeepers Are Serial Sex Offenders

AFRICANGLOBE - “Evidence from two peacekeeping mission countries demonstrates that transactional sex is quite common, but under-reported in peacekeeping missions,” concluded the OIOS draft dated May 15. The OIOS draft said 480 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse had been made between 2008 and 2013, of which one-third involved children.

DRC Calls For End To UN Peacekeeping Mission In The Country

AFRICANGLOBE- The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has demanded the removal of thousands of UN peacekeepers, saying it is ready to assume the "full responsibility for its security"

UN Troops Goes On The Offensive In The Democratic Republic of...

AFRICANGLOBE - Renewed fighting has broken out around Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, close to the Democratic Republic of Congo's border with Rwanda. And UN peacekeepers are taking a more combative role as fighting escalates in the DR Congo.

UN Peacekeeping Troops Blamed for Cholera Outbreak – Report

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) should be held accountable for the outbreak of Cholera that has killed more than 7,000 people since October 2010, according to a new report released here.

UN Peacekeepers Begin Operations in Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - More than 12,000 UN peacekeepers are now operational in Mali. They face severe challenges including the threat of attacks by Arab terrorists and significant logistical problems.

The UN’s Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

Haitians have had a long and arduous struggle just to achieve the rights that most people in the rest of the hemisphere have enjoyed....

UN Peacekeepers Using Attack Helicopters Against Rebels in Congo

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) used two of its attack helicopters on Thursday in support of...

UN Report on Haiti Rape Cases Shows Few Prosecutions

The prosecution of rape cases in Haiti remains bogged down, and justice is rarely served, the United Nations mission in the country said in...