Daily Archives: August 15, 2019

Stranded Syrians, democracy in Africa, and women humanitarians: The Cheat Sheet

Rukban’s last stand?

Syrians stranded in the Rukban camp would rather risk their lives in catastrophic conditions than put themselves at the mercy of Syrian authorities. A new UN/Red Crescent mission is offering one more chance to the remaining population …

Angolan president arrives in Tanzania for SADC meeting

On arrival, JoAPound o Lourenco was received by the Minister of Land and Human Settlement Development, William Lukuvi, and the Angolan Ambassador to Tanzania, Sandro de Oliveira.

Earlier this evening, the Angolan Head of State attends a Troika mini-summit with …

Rights Group: Zimbabwe’s Economy Pinching Children, Too

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economy is forcing many families to put their children to work. Child rights activists say an increasing number of children are selling items on the street to supplement the family income.

On a busy corner, a …

Rights Group: Zimbabwe’s Economy Pinching Children, Too

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economy is forcing many families to put their children to work. Child rights activists say an increasing number of children are selling items on the street to supplement the family income.

On a busy corner, a …

Kenya, Somalia Trade Threats in Indian Ocean Dispute

Analysts warn that tension could rise as a U.N. hearing nears on a Kenyan-Somali territorial argument.

Kenya’s parliament recently called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to send troops to the Indian Ocean to protect the country’s territory from what it calls …

UNDP and Mozambique Government launch post disaster recovery facility for Cyclones Idai and Kenneth

Maputo � The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Mozambique today formally signed an agreement for UNDP Recovery Facility that will help fast track recovery and build resilience following the devastation unleashed by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth. …