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At least nine million people in Sudan urgently need humanitarian assistance in what could compound the economic situation of a country struggling to sustain a transitional government.
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.
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 death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 on Tuesday as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence in the North-East since November, 2018.
The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it has spent about $70 million in various humanitarian projects in the north eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (COHA) has spent 70 million dollars in providing humanitarian assistance in the north-eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
A surge in Boko Haram violence has forced several major aid agencies to suspend operations in part of western Chad, leaving tens of thousands of people without food and health services for weeks, the United Nations said.
More than 500 people have died from cholera in the Lake Chad region since the start of the year, representing the worst outbreak to hit the area in four years, the UN said on Wednesday.
Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan.
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' "historical cooperation", the foreign ministry said.
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.
Chelsea is prepared to bring back Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Premier League as the Blues step up their chase for the former Liverpool star.
Norwich City midfielder Charlie Gilmour has begged his former Arsenal teammate Bukayo Saka to pen an extension with the Gunners.
Dr Oyedun Rotimi, a consultant psychiatrist at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, has warned youths against abusing drugs and substances, to forestall mental health problems.
The House of Representatives has opposed the planned use of Ethiopian Airlines, rather than Air Peace, for the evacuation of Nigerians stranded in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria’s Bonga crude oil export terminal will close for routine maintenance, according to a port source.