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Zimbabwean journalist detained over story about Grace Mugabe

A Zimbabwean journalist has been detained for writing a news story deemed insulting to the country’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, a legal aid group said on Tuesday.

UN cuts food rations for refugees in Kenya by 30 percent

The U.N. World Food Programme is cutting food rations by 30 percent for more than 400,000 refugees living in camps in Kenya due to insufficient funding, it said on Monday.

Gaidam urges more efforts to resettle IDPs in Yobe

Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe has expressed the need for more efforts to resettle Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

815 million people hungry globally – UN

A UN report has shown that the total number of people who did not have enough to eat has increased to 815 million in 2016 as against 777 million in 2015.

North Korea threatens to ‘sink’ Japan, reduce US to ‘ashes and darkness’

A North Korean state agency threatened, on Thursday, to use nuclear weapons to “sink” Japan and reduce the United States to “ashes and darkness” for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

The World Food Programme has suspended food aid in Myanmar's violence-scorched Rakhine State, as the humanitarian situation deteriorates with a surging death toll and tens of thousands -- both Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Buddhists -- on the move.

WFP suspends humanitarian activities in Borno over attack on aid workers

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it has suspended food distribution at Gubio internally-displaced-persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri owing to an attack on aid workers by displaced persons.

UN calls for aid to feed 320,000 refugees in Tanzania

The United Nations World Food Program says it has reduced food rations for 320 000 refugees living in northwest Tanzania as a result of funding shortfalls.

S’Africa pledges R8m to Sierra Leone following deadly mudslide

South Africa has pledged R8 million to assist the west African country of Sierra Leone following a deadly mudslide.

WFP begins food aid to people displaced by Boko Haram

The World Food Programme (WFP) began transporting food assistance to the northeast, where people displaced by Boko Haram violence need urgent food assistance.

Fed govt donates 5,000 metric tons of rice to World Food Programme

The federal government of Nigeria has donated 5,000 metric tons of rice to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

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