Major stories in May 2016


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FEATURE: Family of UN peacekeeper who saved hundreds of lives in Rwanda shares memories of their father, husband

19 May 2016 – On 31 May 1994, as Rwanda was descending into chaos, Captain Mbaye Diagne, a military observer at the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMIR), was in the capital, Kigali, driving back to the base when a mortar fell near his vehicle. Just 12 days from finishing up his service, he died instantly.