UN praises Ethiopia’s peacekeeping contribution – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) — UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean Pierre Lacroix, on Tuesday praised Ethiopia for its resolute commitment to ensuring global peace through its peacekeeping contribution. Lacroix made... Read more »

UN to send peacekeepers home over South Sudan inaction

The United Nations has said that it will send peacekeepers home over a “lack of responsiveness” during a bloody attack on a UN-run camp in South Sudan in February. UN peacekeeping chief... Read more »

Ethiopia to deploy more troops in Somalia, South Sudan

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 6, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia on Thursday announced it will send more peacekeepers to Somalia, South Sudan and to Abyei, a disputed region claimed by both Sudan... Read more »

Ethiopian Peacekeepers Died Because Sudan Refused Flight to Hospital

The United Nations says three Ethiopian peacekeepers died while Sudan refused to allow them to be flown to a hospital. U.N. peacekeeping chief Alain Le Roi told reporters Thursday the peacekeepers were... Read more »
Ethiopian peacekeepers killed in South sudan

4 Ethiopian Peacekeepers Killed in South Sudan 7 Injured

(CNN) — Four United Nations peacekeepers were killed Tuesday in Sudan’s contested region of Abyei when a landmine exploded during a patrol, the United Nations said. Seven more persons were injured, the... Read more »