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EU Delegation Visits Zamzam Camp For Displaced In North Darfur

EU Delegation Visits Zamzam Camp For Displaced In North Darfur

 A high-level delegation from the European Union headed by High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission (HRVP) Josep Borrell, visited El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, and nearby Zamzam camp for the displaced yesterday. Community leader Adam Ishag told Radio Dabanga from Zamzam camp that the EU official […]

Pope Denounces ‘Torture, Slavery’ In Libyan Migrant Camps

Pope Denounces ‘Torture, Slavery’ In Libyan Migrant Camps

  Pope Francis called for the closing of migrant detention camps in Libya on Thursday, saying they were rife with torture and slavery. Francis, who has made defence of migrants and refugees a key part of his pontificate, made his comments into a group of refugees, including women and children, brought to Italy by the […]

Explainer : Important Things To Know About Ekiti Gender-Based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2019

Explainer : Important Things To Know About Ekiti Gender-Based Violence (Prohibition) Law, 2019

Last week, a report by Constitutional Rights Awareness and Liberty Initiative adjudged  Ekiti state as the most human rights-friendly state in the western part of Nigeria in commemoration of this year’s International Human Rights Day in Lagos. Ekiti state came first in the western, eastern and southern part of Nigeria. Due to the upward swing […]

Rape Cases In Nigeria

Rape Cases In Nigeria

The media was abuzz about the rape scandal of a prominent Abuja-based senior pastor and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo and how he was alleged to have raped Busola Dakolo, wife of a popular singer, Timi Dakolo in 2002. The scandal most times top the trending list on Twitter blog, as […]

A New Cold War

A New Cold War

Last week, the 12th US-Africa Business Summit, a high-level event attended by 11 African heads of state and government and some 1,000 business leaders, was held in Maputo, Mozambique. During the three-day event, US officials unveiled a USD 60 billion investment agency which will seek to invest in low and middle-income countries, with a special […]

A Glimpse Of Hope For A Better Life For Street Kids

A Glimpse Of Hope For A Better Life For Street Kids

STREET children menacing major towns and cities in Zimbabwe are set for a new lease of life after the transformation of one of the oldest refugee centres into a rehabilitation centre. The move also brings to life the Chambuta refugee camp, situated in the southeastern Chiredzi in Masvingo Province, near Mozambique. It has been underutilized […]

AMISOM Launches Training On Human Rights Protection For Somali Security Officer

AMISOM Launches Training On Human Rights Protection For Somali Security Officer

As the implementation of the Somalia Transition Plan takes centre stage, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has launched a training programme on human rights for Somali security forces to enhance their compliance with international human rights law. The training being attended by officers from the Somali National Army (SNA), Somali Police Force (SPF), […]

Nearly Half Of Cyclone Idai’s Victims Are Children

Nearly Half Of Cyclone Idai’s Victims Are Children

The U.N. children’s fund reports nearly half of the 1.7 million people affected by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa are children. The official number of deaths across the region has now risen to over 700. But this figure is expected to increase once the waters have receded and the bodies of those who have drowned […]

Conflict, Poverty And Hunger Driving Child Marriage In South Sudan

Conflict, Poverty And Hunger Driving Child Marriage In South Sudan

Another generation of girls in South Sudan will miss out on an education, face huge health risks in childbirth and are more likely to face sexual and domestic violence, if efforts to end child marriage are not stepped up, warned international agency Oxfam in a new report published today. In Nyal, in the north of […]

World Vision Malawi Gives Flood-Affected Families Relief

World Vision Malawi Gives Flood-Affected Families Relief

World Vision Malawi presented sheets for temporary shelters and chlorine for treating water to people in eight villages whose homes were washed away by flood in Chikwawa districts.The floods demolished homes and household items, as well as washed away crops and livestock. Roads and bridges have been destroye and people’s access to clean, safe water […]

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