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Mr Antonio Canhandula, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator to Nigeria, has condemned the alleged execution and abduction of people on major highways by armed groups in Borno.
About 45 million people in Southern Africa are at risk of food and water shortages due to “the effects of changing weather conditions,” Evangelical Christian Aid Organisation World Vision on Friday said.
Three aid volunteers working at Ebola screening points along the DR Congo border were killed in clashes in South Sudan, the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.
The North East Development Commission (NEDC), has embarked on needs assessment of displaced communities in Borno to fast track rehabilitation and resettlement process in the state.
The Advisor, Civil-military Relations of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Major General Moses Obi (Rtd), has enjoined all Boki indigenes to embrace peace as they mark the annual New Yam Festival.
Vast swathes of southeastern Myanmar lie under floodwaters that have already forced tens of thousands to flee their homes as the death toll from a massive landslide hit 59, firefighters said Monday.
Malaria has killed more than 1 800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the country's prime minister, official sources said on Monday.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, strongly condemns the multiple suicide bombings that claimed the lives of no fewer than 30 civilians and injured more than 40 others on Sunday evening in Mandarari community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
Thousands of people in remote areas of storm-lashed Mozambique were homeless Saturday and bracing for imminent flooding, food and water shortages as Cyclone Kenneth flattened entire villages, leaving rescuers struggling to reach them.
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of two aid workers who lost their lives in Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle, a holiday resort 220 kilometers north of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
The United Nations’ top envoy for Libya has said that renegade General Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup when he issued an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.
The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has signed a ‘cooperation’ agreement with the Centre National du Cinema (CNC) and the Moving Image for film production.
Kwara State has received a total of N3.6bn as net allocation for the month of January 2020, Finance Commissioner Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi said in a statement on Sunday.
Protesters have returned to the streets in Iraq, sealing streets with burning tires and threatening further escalation at a time of difficult economic conditions.
Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have stormed a warehouse holding pirated insecticides worth millions of naira in a remote village in Kano State.
The camp of Powerlifters is in disarray as some athletes have sworn not to report to camp ahead of the Powerlifting World Cup billed for Abuja which serves as qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.