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Nigeria is set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said on Wednesday.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off on Friday after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police.
More than two million Zimbabweans are on the cusp of "starvation", the United Nations food agency has said, launching a $331.5m aid appeal to help the southern African country recover from a devastating drought.
The UN food agency on Tuesday launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food.
The Borno Primary Healthcare Development Agency (PHCDA) has announced plans to establish baby-friendly spaces in work places to enable lactating mothers to breastfeed their babies.
Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Thursday to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.
South Korea says it has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to the U.N. aid programme in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages.
No fewer than 113 million people were affected in 2018 by very serious food shortages, including famine, a report by the European Union and two United Nations agencies said on Tuesday.
The Integrated Basic Nutrition Response to Humanitarian Crisis, including Multisectorial Pilot (INP+) in Borno and Yobe, has officially closed out its programme after three years.
The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed a contribution of US$2 million from the Government of Japan that will provide life-changing support to people and communities affected by insecurity in northeastern Nigeria.
Rescue workers in Mozambique are racing against time to save hundreds of people clinging onto roofs and trees around the devastated city of Beira, days after a powerful cyclone triggered flash floods, submerging entire villages and wiping out communities across southeastern Africa.
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.
Uganda is investigating a supply of food from the World Food Programme (WFP) after three people died and more than 150 others became sick in recent days, police said.
The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
Seventy-two graduates of the Federal University, Otuoke, in Bayelsa, have bagged first-class degrees.
Joe Biden accused Donald Trump Saturday of “an overwhelming abuse of power” and called for an investigation into accusations the US leader pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate the presidential candidate’s son.
Manchester United’s struggles in front of goal have been well documented by fans who’ve grown increasingly frustrated over the initial poor form shown.
The UN has welcomed a proposal from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels to end all attacks on Saudi Arabia as part of a peace initiative.
The Nigerian Army said its soldiers fighting the counter-insurgency war in the northeast have embarked on an operation to identify and arrest all suspected terrorists operating in the region.
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has insisted he isn’t concerned about Liverpool’s early lead in the Premier League title race.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop the agricultural potentials in their domains and create jobs.
South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians in that country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has asked the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to intensify its intervention programmes in areas of health care delivery services and agriculture.
Nigerian soldiers were said to have sealed the offices of Action Against Hunger in Maiduguri and Damaturu.