More than 500 members from communities, local authorities, civil society and security forces participated in IOM’s fourth crisis simulation exercise this week (17/10) in Tillabéri, Niger.
The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) Northern Region office has dissolved an early marriage of a 14 year old class four girl child (name withheld) in Kathekeyan Kaboli, Pa Ki Masangbon Chiefdom in the Bombali District.
In Sub-Saharan Africa the poor suffered from multiple deprivations such as low consumption levels and lack of access to education and basic infrastructure services.
A surge in Lassa fever cases in Nigeria in 2018 does not appear to be linked to a single virus strain or increased human-to-human transmission, according to a genomic analysis published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
The Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo says a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) should not be declared at this time.
Ahead of this week’s meeting of European Union (EU) Heads of State and Government, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the UN Migration Agency, are together appealing to European leaders to urgently take steps to address this year’s record rate of drownings on the Mediterranean Sea.
Leading business leaders, policy makers and prominent development campaigners joined over 200 delegates to launch the first ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.