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UN News feature: Peacekeeper Captain Mbaye Diagne died after saving hundreds of Rwandans from the genocide

                                                                                Captain Diagne, of Senegal risked his life time to save hundreds people during the genocide in Rwanda. The UN honoured his courage with the inaugural 'Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage.

 

 

Video: Widow and children of Captain Diagne share their stories

UN Hero Honoured

 

In numbers: Senegal provides over 3,000 military and police officers