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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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South Sudan’s Machar calls for start of healing, reconciliation process

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South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar has called for the start of the healing and reconciliation process in order to unite people to...
Sudan S First Vice President Riek Machar

South Sudan’s Machar optimistic of successful peace process amid challenges

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South Sudan's First Vice President, Riek Machar has expressed optimism about achieving peace despite the delay in implementing critical tasks in the 2018 peace...
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UN urges protection of civilians amid ongoing fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Tuesday urged the parties in the conflict in Ethiopia's northernmost Tigray regional state "to...
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South Sudan peace delegates demand return to former 32 states

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South Sudan's peace delegates have demanded a return to the former 32 states which the opposition rejected forcing President Salva Kiir in February to...
Civilians In Tigray

Civilians in Tigray, Ethiopia endure conflict, disruption of services: UN

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The United Nations and partners in the Tigray area of Ethiopia are working to protect civilians in the face of conflict, the disruption of...
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14 bodies recovered from mass graves in Libya’s Tarhuna

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Libyan authorities on Thursday said that 14 unidentified bodies were recovered from mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of...

GACC/Partners trains selected Public Officers on Declaration of Assets and Liabilities

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Asset declaration is an anti-corruption tool that seeks to take inventory of the assets and liabilities of public office holders before they take office,...
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ELECTION 2020: Madina – Boniface Vrs Sosu

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If you play regularly at the Madina Zongo Park, you’re likely to meet Mr Abu-Bakar Saddique Boniface, the Member of Parliament for the Madina...
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UN: Bouznika’s Inter-Libyan Dialogue, ‘Real Opportunity’ to Put an End to Long Conflict

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The inter-Libyan dialogue sessions, the second round of which is currently taking place in Bouznika with a view to reaching a political solution to...
Photo taken on Dec. 26, 2019 shows a damaged vehicle after an airstrike in Zawiya, Libya. The UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday condemned an airstrike carried out by the rival eastern-based army on the city of Zawiya. The airstrike on Zawiya, some 45 km west of the capital Tripoli, killed and injured a number of civilians, the UN-backed government said in a statement. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

18 civilians killed in conflict in Donbas in first 7 months: UN official

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Eighteen civilians were killed and 89 wounded in conflict in Donbas in the first seven months of this year, which are 10 percent less...
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South Sudan says conflict, COVID-19 to blame for economic slump

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South Sudan on Friday said that conflicts and COVID-19 pandemic were to blame for declining economic growth in the country. Salvatore Garang...
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IAA partners with UN on World Humanitarian Day 2020: A tribute to aid workers...

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Amid a global pandemic, unprecedented needs and growing insecurity, aid workers and health care responders are staying and delivering to the world’s most vulnerable...
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Germany’s Maas arrives in war-torn Libya, meeting set with Serraj

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Germany's top diplomat arrived in Libya on Monday for a previously unannounced visit intended to spur international efforts to resolve the country's long-running conflict. It...
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Panelists decry absence of effective social support systems in Ghana

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Panelists at a round-table on “Conflict and mental nexus: Implications for sustainable conflict management in Ghana” have stressed the need for the country to...
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UN calls for accountability for crimes against women in Libya

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The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday reiterated its call for "accountability for crimes targeting women" in Libya. "Twenty five years following the...
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UN chief voices concern over COVID-19’s impact on survivors of sexual violence in conflict

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday voiced concern over the impact of COVID-19 on survivors of sexual violence in conflict. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages...
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ICRC raises the red flag over COVID-19 in Somalia’s displaced camps

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has expressed fears that COVID-19 will spread undetected, among crowded camps for the displaced in Somalia. Ana...
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UNHCR faces funding shortfall to deal with refugees in Ethiopia

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday said its facing a critical funding gap to meet the needs of refugees in...
Yemenis And Migrants

COVID-19 : IOM Releases Crisis Appeal to Support over 5.3m Yemenis and Migrants

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The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the already dire situation in Yemen for vulnerable communities like internally displaced people and migrants. The International Organization for...
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Health care workers save lives: Condemnation of attacks linked to COVID-19

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The safety and protection of health care workers and health care infrastructure is paramount during the COVID-19 pandemic. To drive home this message, a...
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UN, partners aid Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger hit by conflict, COVID-19

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The United Nations and humanitarian agencies are helping 1.2 million internally displaced people and 107,000 refugees in the border areas of the Central Sahel...
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Libya’s UN-backed government refuses to stop military action

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Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday rejected stopping all military operations in Libya, following the rival eastern-based army's announcement of a humanitarian truce during...
IDPs camp in Marib for families who escaped the increased clashes in Al Jawf Governorate Northern Yemen. Credit: Abdullah Algaradi/ICRC

Yemen: Millions prepare for Ramadan amid floods, conflict and coronavirus threat

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People across Yemen will mark Islam’s holy month this year amid ongoing conflict, seasonal diseases, floods and rising prices, in a country where the...
Un Envoy For Yemen Urges Warring Parties To Seize Opportunity For Peace

UN envoy for Yemen urges warring parties to seize opportunity for peace

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UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths on Thursday asked the warring parties to seize the opportunity for peace. An opportunity has emerged to...
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Libya: People caught between bullets, bombs as COVID-19 threatens

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Hundreds of thousands of Libyans are caught in an intensifying conflict as COVID-19 threatens to spread and debilitate the country’s fragile health system. The...
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APRM anniversary held to deepen AU shared values

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This year’s African Peer Review Mechanisms (APRM) anniversary celebration aims to deepen the African Union values to end conflicts within the...