Daily Archives: May 24, 2019

Scores of women, children flee Nigeria due to clashes

ABUJA, Nigeria, Thousands of women and children in northwest Nigeria fled clashes between farmers and shepherds Friday and took shelter in the Republic of Niger, reported Anadolu Agency, citing Nigeria’s emergency agency.

Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency’s (NEMA) Sokoto Operation …

Scores of women, children flee Nigeria due to clashes

ABUJA, Nigeria, Thousands of women and children in northwest Nigeria fled clashes between farmers and shepherds Friday and took shelter in the Republic of Niger, reported Anadolu Agency, citing Nigeria’s emergency agency.

Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency’s (NEMA) Sokoto Operation …

UK Government allocates Pound 8 million to drought response in Somalia

The UK government is providing pound;8 million for humanitarian support to Somalis affected by the current drought. The funds will go towards providing food security, nutrition, clean water, basic health services and livestock vaccination; this extra support will provide a …

UN Honors Peacekeeper Killed in DR Congo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. secretary-general Friday honored a Malawian peacekeeper who was killed saving the life of a fellow soldier during a firefight last year in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

“He saved his comrades and helped the U.N. protect …

Drought Leaves 2 Million Food Insecure in Angola

CUNENE PROVINCE, ANGOLA Southern Angola is facing the worst drought in decades, with at least 2.3 million people at high risk of suffering malnutrition because they couldn’t get enough food, the United Nations Children’s Fund says.

Among them is 58-year-old …

Botswana to implement controlled hunting of elephants after lifting ban

GABORONE, Botswana on Thursday officially announced the lifting of a ban on hunting of elephants and plans to implement controlled hunting.

Kitso Mokaila, the country’s minister of Environment, Natural resources Conservation and Tourism, told a press conference on Thursday afternoon …