Daily news and weekly updates from Africa
- Thursday 13 March 2014The event will result in a mapping of associations and local authorities participating in promoting mobility, and in practical recommendations to be followed in the year 2014 – 2015 by the regional mobility network.
- Wednesday 12 March 2014Liberian President Sirleaf welcomes women’s call for equal protection to land, asks women to do more: “Stand up and be accounted for.”
- Tuesday 11 March 2014Dadaab refugees: An uncertain tomorrow also details results of an assessment carried out last year by MSF in Dagahaley.
- Tuesday 11 March 2014Despite programs and exercises with Nigeria, the terrorist group Boko Haram continues to attack civilian and government facilities and has extended its reach into neighboring Niger, Chad and Cameroon.
- Monday 10 March 2014In the last couple of days, SNA and AMISOM forces have regained control of Rabdhure Ted, and Hudur towns in joint operations that saw the terrorists defeated and driven out of these towns.
- Friday 7 March 2014A new initiative backed by the European Union (EU), the government of Austria and two United Nations food security agencies has helped Somali farmers achieve this major agricultural breakthrough in a region of the country that was gripped by famine less than three years ago.
- Friday 7 March 2014MSF has repeatedly called on UN Security Council member states and donor countries to secure the protection of civilians in CAR and to urgently scale up much-needed humanitarian assistance.
- Thursday 6 March 2014The irrigation support will target 20 irrigation schemes in Manicaland and Matabeleland South provinces reaching a total population of 36,000 in and around the targeted schemes.
- Wednesday 5 March 2014Transit sites in the capital N’Djamena and in southern Chad are overcrowded, several sheltering more than 10,000 people, and basic services are inadequate.
- Tuesday 4 March 2014The World Tour will continue its journey through the five African countries — Algeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria — whose teams have qualified –– for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
- Monday 3 March 2014The adjournment was occasioned by a deadlock between the Parties over a proposal made by the Panel in line with previous directives of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the United Nations Security Council.
- Friday 28 February 2014The expected outcome of the meeting will be a consolidated work plan for the rollout of a new project based on the lessons learned.
- Friday 28 February 2014The United Nations and our humanitarian partners pledged to continue to do their best to help the women, children and men of South Sudan to survive this crisis, despite the ongoing fighting and funding constraints.
- Wednesday 26 February 2014A fact-finding mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo—led by Nobel peace laureate Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and organized by the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict
- Tuesday 25 February 2014The survey will provide the estimated number of families that voice an intention to return to their place of origin or elsewhere in Somalia.