Daily Archives: June 8, 2018

More migrant disasters, less help for Yemenis, and Cameroon’s brewing war

Every Friday, IRIN’s team of specialist editors offers a round-up of humanitarian trends and developments from around the globe.

On our radar:

Migration: Boat disasters, offshoring, UN sanctions and more

No shortage of news on …

African Football Corp. Announces Strategic Alliance With The Guinea-Bissau Football Federation

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau, June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — American company, African Football Corp. (AFC) announced a new strategic alliance with the National Football Federation of the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau, promoting new opportunities within the …

Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

The Secretary-General will travel to Canada on Saturday, 9 June, to attend the Summit of the G7 in the Charlevoix region of Quebec.

He will participate in an outreach session on “Healthy, productive and resilient …

GHANA PLANS TO BEC OME AFRICA’S PETROLEUM PRODUCTS HUB

ACCRA– Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has underlined Ghana’s vision of developing key petroleum infrastructure to make it the hub of refined petroleum products within West Africa and the continent as a whole.

The Petroleum Hub …

South African Fossils Rewrite Early History of Life on Land

Fossils of two amphibians that lived within the Antarctic circle 360 million years ago are forcing scientists to rethink the origins of land vertebrates, including where these pioneers first appeared and the climatic conditions that …