The meeting explored prospects for cooperation in support of the upcoming electoral processes on the continent and discussed the situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), Burundi, Mali and the Sahel region including the security situation in Burkina Faso and Niger. They also exchanged views on the situations in Libya, South Sudan and the Lake Chad Basin region.
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.
William Lacy Swing, Director General of IOM, the UN Migration Agency, said today that he was ”greatly concerned” for the fate of migrants who find themselves stranded and left to fend for themselves in the no man’s land desert between… Read More ›
It is critical to shore up areas of Africa’s Lake Chad Basin freed from the grip of Boko Haram, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General told the Security Council on Thursday, as she also called for efforts to rebuild the lives of women and girls… Read More ›
Christian Association of Nigerian Americans, CANAN, has raised concern over the recent killing of people by herdsmen in several states in Nigeria, particularly in Benue and Nasarawa. “We observe that there have been mix messages from the presidency pointing to… Read More ›
The Nigerien authorities and the IMF team have reached staff-level agreement for the completion of the first review of the Extended Credit Facility supported program, subject to approval by IMF Management and the Executive Board, Niger could be entitled to a… Read More ›