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Nord Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola epidemic spreads further into urban communities and isolated areas

The Ebola epidemic continues to spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s North Kivu province. The newest areas to be affected include the city of Butembo and a number of isolated areas that are …

Nord Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola epidemic spreads further into urban communities and isolated areas

The Ebola epidemic continues to spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s North Kivu province. The newest areas to be affected include the city of Butembo and a number of isolated areas that are …

LRRRC, UNHCR Draft Vision for Ivorian Refugees Local Integration

[Observer] The Liberia Refugees Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have drafted a comprehensive vision aimed at ensuring the sustainable local integration of Ivorian refugees at the …

World Bank Doubling Aid to Poor Countries Adapting to Climate Change

The World Bank has announced it is doubling its funding to help poor nations adjust to global warming to $200 billion over five years.

“If we don’t reduce emissions and build adaption now, we’ll have …

‘CATTLE THIEVES’ KILLED BY NIGERIAN POLICE

ABUJA– Nigerian police say they have killed 104 gunmen in the north-western state of Zamfara, near the village of Birnin-Magaji.

Authorities say the incident followed an ambush on a police patrol convoy in a remote …