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Schools Closed

Nigerian state closes 7 schools due to insecurity

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Seven schools in the northwestern state of Kebbi have been shut down in the aftermath of an attack on a secondary school in...
illegal immigrants

160 illegal migrants voluntarily deported from Libya – IOM

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday that it has deported 160 illegal migrants from Libya to their home country Bangladesh this week. "IOM...
released schoolgirls

Nigerian northern state closes schools over insecurity

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Nigeria's north-central state of Niger has announced a decision to close all public secondary schools in the state for two weeks pending security assessment...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (R) presents a sword to a graduating military best cadet F.A Tajudeen during the graduation parade of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) cadets in Kaduna, northwestern Nigeria, Sept. 12, 2015. The graduation parade of the 62 regular course and short service course 43 of the NDA cadets was held here on Saturday. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigerian president charges new military chiefs to free country from insecurity

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday charged the newly appointed military chiefs to speed up their actions in freeing the country from the current...
Burkina Faso Map

Over one million displaced due to insecurity in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso registered 1,074,993 internally displaced people due to insecurity as of the end of December in 2020, an official report has said. ...
Prof Bobobee

Vote massively for CPP to revive collapsed factories and businesses-Prof Bobobee

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Prof. Emmanuel Bobobee, running mate to the Convention People's Party (CPP), Flag Bearer, Ivor Kobina Greenstreet says CPP has a tradition of creating jobs...
Ethiopian Army

Violence, insecurity spread in Ethiopia, beyond Tigray region: UN

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Violence and insecurity is reported spreading in Ethiopia beyond the conflict-torn Tigray region as people flee its major city of Mekele, UN humanitarians...
South Sudan

Disarmament in South Sudan faces challenges amid insecurity

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South Sudan's efforts to undertake civilian disarmament are facing challenges due to prevailing pockets of insecurity in the youngest nation, an expert said on...
Propaganda Npp

Picture of intimidation at registration centres NDC’s Propaganda – Volta NPP

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The Volta Regional Secretariat of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Monday called on the people of the region, especially those in the...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

Fighting around Tripoli, insecurity in Libya trigger food price hikes

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Fighting around Tripoli and insecurity in Libya have triggered food price hikes, prompting the United Nations and its humanitarian partners to renew appeals for...

Sege Polyclinic to close down due to insecurity

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The management of the new Sege Polyclinic is under intense pressure to close down the facility over poor security due to non...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon’s major opposition party suggests postpone of general elections due to insecurity

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Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto said Monday his party, Cameroon Renaissance Movement (CRM), has suggested the legislative and municipal elections scheduled next year to...
Nigerian police

Nigeria recording reduction of insecurity

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Nigeria has recorded a significant reduction in insecurity based on the assessment of the country's security forces over the past three months, the police...
Nigeria

Nigeria battles insecurity as crime surges

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Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
Nigeria

Nigeria fights insecurity amid high crime rates

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Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
United Nations

UN express worry over increasing food insecurity in Somalia

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Some 1.7 million people in Somalia are expected to face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity until June, following a second consecutive failed...
President Buhari

SERAP descends on Buhari’s gov’t to disclose spending on ‘security votes’

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting...
president muhammadu buhari

2018 Country Reports: Coalition Faults US Verdict On Corruption, Insecurity in Nigeria

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The Coalition for Nigeria Movement has faulted a recent report by the United States of America’s 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices which...
borno

Despite Insecurity fears, voting sees record-high turnout across Borno, Yobe

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Braving security threats, voters in Borno, swamped voting locations across the state on Saturday morning, locking in almost 2.2 million votes and showing their...
climate change

Africa’s Development Thwarted by Insecurity and Climate Change

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The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has pointed out peace and security as well as climate change as the two major challenges the African...

Traditional leadership gap has given credence to community insecurity

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Growing insecurity in many communities in Upper West Region has been blamed on widening traditional leadership gap which has triggered security threats and undermined...
A local resident is seen with barrels of water in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

UN supports Somali’s exploits on drought and insecurity

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The United Nations and international community have backed Somalia's government and the federal member states for agreeing to jointly fight insecurity, drought and corruption. In...
UNHCR

UNHCR decries surge in insecurity in South Sudan

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The UN refugee agency expressed concern Friday over the deterioration of the security situation in South Sudan, especially the recent attack in the town...
South Sudan

South Sudan humanitarian issues worsened by insecurity and attacks

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An upsurge in insecurity, attacks on aid workers and convoys in war-torn South Sudan could increase risks of famine where some 100,000 people are...
food

2016 Floods in U/E Raises Concern Over Food Insecurity

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Residents of the Upper East region have expressed fears 2017 may unleash a degree of food insecurity severe enough to push several households...

Report Indicates Increasing Food Crisis For South Sudanese

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An increasing number of South Sudanese will continue to face difficulty in meeting daily food needs in the coming months despite harvests, the UN’s...
Chiefs

U/W: Chiefs Urge Politicians To Be Tolerant This Election Season

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Naa Dr. Puoure Puobe Chiir, President of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, in a communiqué after a “Stakeholders for peace forum”, said...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

South Sudan says climate change slows fight against hunger

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Minister of Livestock and Fisheries James Janga Duku said in Juba that insecurity coupled with floods in the northern parts of South Sudan and...

Thousands protest in Beni against insecurity in eastern DR Congo

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The protests followed last week's killing of 50 people by Uganda's rebel group, Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in Beni town. Overwhelmed by...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s peace treaty shaky under insecurity and hard times

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South Sudan still suffers pockets of insecurity posed by armed groups on the periphery fueled by being left out on the peace deal signed...