WFP Air-Lifts Items to Drought-Stricken Somalia Region

By Dipo Olowookere The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this week air-lifted life-saving food supplies to drought-stricken Somalia for the most vulnerable people, particularly children, who are displaced from their homes and have no access to food or cooking facilities. A Boeing 747, donated by UPS Foundation, arrived in Mogadishu from Dubai More...

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By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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First Int’l Law Firm Opens for Business in Juba

By Dipo Olowookere A Pan-African legal services provider, Centurion Law Group, has signed a strategic alliance agreement with South Sudanese law firm, Awatkeer Law Chambers. The partnership, signed on April 10, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Military Helicopter Crashes in Maryland, One Dead

By Dipo Olowookere At least one person has been confirmed dead after a military helicopter crashed at a golf course in Maryland, USA on Monday. The UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was said to have crashed during a routine More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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US Sanctions Central African Republic Commanders

By Dipo Olowookere The United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated Abdoulaye Hissene (Hissene) and Maxime Mokom (Mokom) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Hoodlums Sell African Migrants in Libyan ‘Slave Markets’

By Dipo Olowookere Hundreds of migrants along North African migrant routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day ‘slave markets’ in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Guinea Patrol Uncovers Shark Fins on Chinese Fishing Vessels

By Dipo Olowookere Shark fins have been discovered on two Chinese fishing vessels during a joint surveillance conducted by Greenpeace and Guinean fishery authorities. One of the vessels also had illegally altered More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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US Military Strike Syrian Airbase, Civilians Killed

By Dipo Olowookere At least nine civilians have been killed in missile strikes launched by the United States military on a Syrian airbase. Among the fatal casualties were four children. On Tuesday, at least 72 More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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EU Unveils €33m Re-integration Projects in Somalia

By Dipo Olowookere The European Union has launched five projects under its EU Trust Fund RE-INTEG Programme worth €33 million. This took place at an event in Mogadishu on April 5. The projects are aimed to facilitate More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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EU Extends Sanctions on Libya for Six Months

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The European Union has extended the sanctions against Libya targeting three persons for six months. This was done on Friday, March 31, 2017. The council explained that it remains committed More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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UK, Japan Partner to Stop Mining in Angola

By Dipo Olowookere The Japanese demining project started on 11 August 2016 and was implemented by the NGO Norwegian People’s Aid. Its aim was to clear land mines and unexploded ordnance in the province of Malange, More...

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