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Somalia conflict within SNA over presidential tenure

Conflict has increased since the pandemic broke out

Conflict levels around the world has increased since the pandemic broke out, according to the annual Global Peace Index, published on Thursday by the...

Personal peace is paramount to national peace – Rev Osabutey

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The Right Reverend Samuel Kofi Osabutey, Bishop of the Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana, has said personal peaceful living is paramount to...
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Ethiopia denounces U.S. decision to impose visa restrictions on Ethiopian officials

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The Ethiopian government on Monday denounced the decision by the U.S. administration to impose visa restrictions on Ethiopian officials in connection with the conflict...

UNYA-GH promotes peace in Kulbia community

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The United Nations Youth Association-Ghana (UNYA-GH) has organised a community forum to sensitise residents of Kulbia in the Upper East Region, on the...

Palestine’s Death Toll From Conflict With Israel Tops 200

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A total of 218 Palestinians were killed and over 6,500 others were injured since tensions escalated between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Palestinian Ambassador...
Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police

Several Top Hamas Commanders Killed in Gaza – Military

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the Israel Security Agency (ISA) said on Wednesday that they had assassinated several top military commanders of the...
Hunger Report

International agencies warn South Sudan at risk of acute food insecurity

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South Sudan is facing one of the worst food security and nutrition crises globally, as an estimated 7.2 million people are expected to...
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials prepare to load one of the stray elephants on a truck in Kitengela, Kajiado County, Kenya, May 18, 2020. The KWS on Monday captured the three marauding elephants at Enkamuriaki, Kitengela area that had terrorized residents for three days. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Kenya mulls fund to compensate victims of human wildlife conflict

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Kenya is planning to set up a fund to compensate victims of human wildlife conflict, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Najib Balala, cabinet...
FILED - 12 October 2016, Berlin: President of the Republic of Chad, Idriss Deby, speaks during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their meeting. A Chadian army spokesman said that Deby has died after sustaining injuries while visiting troops on the front lines of a fight against northern rebels. Photo: picture alliance / dpa

Chad’s president of 30 years dies in rebel fighting after re-election

Idriss Deby Into, who had just won re-election as president of Chad, is dead after fighting with rebel forces, military spokesperson Azem Bermandoa Agouna...
FILED - US soldiers prepare to depart from Kunduz, Afghanistan, by helicopter in 2017. President Joe Biden wants to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a senior administration official said on Tuesday. Photo: Brian Harris/Planet Pix/ZUMA/dpa

US to leave Afghanistan 20 years after 9/11, NATO allies to follow

(dpa) - The United States will start removing its remaining troops from Afghanistan on May 1, leading up to a total withdrawal by September...
FILED - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Joe Biden in Berlin on February 1, 2013. Photo: picture alliance / dpa

Merkel and Biden back calls for Russia to halt Ukraine border activity

(dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Joe Biden are backing calls for Russia to halt its troop movements along the border...
Ethiopian Army

Situation in Tigray remains dire despite improved humanitarian access

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There has been substantial improvement in humanitarian access in Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, but continued fighting is driving massive displacement, creating a dire...
Antonio Guterres

UN seeks US$2.7 billion to aid 13 million people in Nigeria and South Sudan

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The United Nations and partners have launched humanitarian response plans totaling 2.7 billion U.S. dollars to assist 13 million people in Nigeria and...
Participants at the meeting

Roadmap to promote peace in Northern Ghana in the offing

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A roadmap to help promote peace, security and stability in the five regions of the north is in the offing under the Conflict, Security...
Antonio Guterres

UN boss urges concerted effort worldwide to end conflict

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged a concerted effort worldwide to end conflict. "I urge all states to make ending conflict, not simply...

Dialogue on conflict, security and stability held in Bolgatanga

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The Strengthening, Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness - Ghana (STAR-Ghana) Foundation has held a Regional stakeholder dialogue on conflict, security and stability in Bolgatanga, the...
Cattle Ranching

Nomads-farmers’ conflict: Security Analyst urges Ghana to enact Ranching Law

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Dr Festus Kofi Aubyn, a Security Analyst, has urged the Government to enact a Cattle Ranching Law, as part of measures to address the...
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“Several thousand” flee into Sudan amid conflict in Ethiopia – UN

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, on Tuesday said "several thousand" Ethiopians have sought safety in Sudan's Blue...
Sudan Ethio

Ethiopia condemns Sudan’s “escalation, provocative” handling of border conflict

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The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned Sudan's "escalation and provocative" handling of the ongoing border conflict. Ethiopia "condemns in the strongest possible terms...
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Nearly 300 Ethiopians flee conflict for asylum in Djibouti – UNHCR

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Nearly 300 Ethiopians have asked asylum in neighbouring Djibouti due to the conflict in the east African country's northern Tigray region, the United Nations...
Ethiopian Army

Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region “remains deeply concerning” – UN

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The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Thursday said the humanitarian situation across Ethiopia's conflict-affected northernmost Tigray regional state "remains deeply concerning." "Many refugees, internally...
South Sudan

South Sudan urges EU to support lifting of arms embargo

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South Sudan said on Thursday that it's seeking support from the European Union to help lift the arms embargo and sanctions imposed by the...
South Sudan

Delays in peace implementation may jeopardize elections in South Sudan – UNMISS

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The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has warned that continued delays in implementation of the 2018 revitalized peace agreement may jeopardize elections...
Libya

UN welcomes 7th round of Libya’s Joint Military Commission talks

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The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday welcomed the 7th round of talks of the Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC) held in...
Hunger Report

Over 2.7 million Somalis may face acute food insecurity until June – UN

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About 2.7 million people in Somalia may face acute food insecurity through June in the absence of humanitarian assistance. The joint assessment by the Food...
Antonio Guterres

Humanitarian aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray insufficient – UN

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The fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region generates need faster than humanitarians can deliver aid, Stephane Dujarric, the chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
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2.2 million Ethiopians displaced by conflict in northern region

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Conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray regional state has displaced 2.2 million people, an Ethiopian official said on Monday. "There are 2.2 million Internally Displaced People...
Ethiopian Army

Humanitarians report dire situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray – UN

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With a slight improvement in assessment access to conflict areas of Tigray, Ethiopia, UN humanitarians reported on Monday a "dire situation" in the region...
Egypt Libya

Egypt intensifies peace efforts with Libyan warring parties to end conflict

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The recent visit of a high-level Egyptian security delegation to Libya's capital Tripoli reflects Cairo's openness to all Libyan parties with the goal of...
Antonio Guterres

Humanitarian aid has started to trickle into Ethiopia’s Tigray: UN

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Humanitarian assistance has started to gradually trickle into Ethiopia's Tigray region although access is limited in areas where conflict is ongoing, said a UN...