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  • UN Migration Agency Assists Survivors as Migrants Perish in Libya Truck Accident

    At nearly 3:00am on 14 February, a truck accident occurred, leaving 19 people dead and 49 people injured near Bani Waleed in Libya. The migrants on board reported that 180 people were crammed into the truck’s cargo containers. They also said that… Read More ›

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  • Sierra Leone: L.A.W.Y.E.R.S of Courage

    Legal Access through Women Yearning for Equality Rights and Social Justice (L.A.W.Y.E.R.S) mark its 21st anniversary this Valentine’s Day, the 14th of February 2018. It remains Sierra Leone’s foremost organization of female lawyers battling on to protect and promote the rights of the most vulnerable women and girls in Sierra Leone.

  • INTERNATIONAL CHILDHOOD CANCER DAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2018

    Childhood cancer continues to be the leading cause of non-communicable related death in children throughout the world. Globally, more than 300,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year

  • With a busy election schedule, Africa needs a reversal of the old order

    DRC’s President Joseph Kabila. Time to step aside. Reuters/Kenny Katombe  Author: Mohamed M Diatta Ph.D. Candidate & Lecturer in Political Science-International Relations, Sciences Po – USPC Disclosure statement Mohamed M Diatta does not work for, consult, own shares in or… Read More ›

  • Japan provides US $700 million to African Development Fund

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the African Development Fund (ADF) designed to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan to the tune of 73.601 billion Japanese Yen (approx. US $700.9 million). The loan… Read More ›

  • UN agency sets ambitious target to reduce hunger and poverty for millions worldwide

    Amid a global rise in hunger and poverty on back of the impacts of climate change and conflict, the United Nations rural development agency on Tuesday announced an ambitious target to generate resources to fund loans and grants to enable… Read More ›

  • Mondelez International Appoints Debra Crew and Peter May to Board of Directors; Nelson Peltz to Step Down

    Mondelēz International today announced it has appointed Debra Crew, former President and CEO, Reynolds American, and Peter May, President and a Founding Partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P. (“Trian”), to the company’s Board of Directors effective March 1, 2018. Nelson Peltz,… Read More ›