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Boko Haram attacks, human trafficking threaten progress in West Africa and Sahel – UN envoy

11 January 2018 – The security situation in West Africa and the Sahel remains of grave concern, the United Nations envoy for the region said Thursday, warning that while there had been progress on the political front over the past year, there had also been a worrying upsurge in Boko Haram attacks.


Free and fair elections 'confirm Liberia's steady march towards lasting peace,' says UN chief

29 December 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his election as the next President of Liberia, and commended Vice-President Joseph Boakai for conceding defeat.