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US compensates Cameroon family for child killed by UN car

US compensates Cameroon family for child killed by UN car

The US has compensated the family of a Cameroon boy who was struck and killed by a vehicle in UN Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade.The ambassador's convoy was moving at high speed when the seven-year-old was fatally hit in April. The US provided the family with 1m Central African francs (£1,257). The boy's family also received two […]

US Ambassador to UN Pledges U.S.$40 Million to Aid Lake Chad Region

US Ambassador to UN Pledges U.S.$40 Million to Aid Lake Chad Region

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, says the United States will provide nearly $40 million in new humanitarian assistance for nations in Africa's Lake Chad region, to provide aid to people whose lives have been affected by Boko Haram violence. Power made the announcement Tuesday in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, after meetings with […]