Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need
Too many years of violence and very little attention from the rest of the world
Since November, more than 80,000 Nigerians have been forcibly displaced due to ongoing violence in the north-east, adding to two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across the country’s borders as refugees, the UN humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) said on Tuesday. Source: Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian […]
Pope Francis in Central Africa
Pope Francis has been brave in his visit to the Central African Republic where there were many security concerns. He has made an appeal to peace and has talked about forgiveness and reconciliation and the power of prayer to people who have suffered the horrors of war and violence. He celebrated an advance of the […]
Tragedy in the Mediterranean
We are witnessing one of the worst tragedies of the Mediterranean these days, with the massive deaths of immigrants trying to gain the shores of Europe from North Africa, and the massive arrivals of illegal immigrants in old boats shipped by human traffickers who are making a lot of money and have a safe haven in Libya.
Ebola needs funds
UN: The Ebola outbreak has killed already 9,442 people and there are 23,371 cases in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. There is a funding gap of 1 billion dollars for the fight against the spread of the disease.
Nigeria: Satellite images show horrific scale of Boko Haram attack on Baga | Amnesty International
Nigeria: Satellite images show horrific scale of Boko Haram attack on Baga | Amnesty International.
Massacre in Nigeria
Amnesty international says that Boko Haram could have killed up to 2,000 civilians in Baga, (North East Nigeria) after razing the town to the ground.
UK will not support migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean
The United Kingdom Government announced earlier this week they will not support any future search and rescue operations to prevent migrants and refugees drowning in the Mediterranean, stating that such operations can encourage more people to attempt the dangerous sea crossing to enter Europe
Nigeria: Victims of Abductions Tell Their Stories
Nigeria: Victims of Abductions Tell Their Stories.
Ebola here and there
There is a lot of information about the few infected with Ebola in the US and Europe, but not so much about the real core of the problem which is the huge outbreak in Africa and the lack of resources to fight against it and avoid the spread of the virus. with 10,000 new cases per week expected by december Africa needs money and resources as soon as possible to avoid the spread of the virus.
El Sisi swept in Egypt
As expected, the former Egyptian general Abdel Fatah El Sisi swept in the presidential elections with more than 93% of the votes. A victory shadowed by the low turnout (44%).