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Groundbreaking on Solar Field in Burundi: Power Africa Partner Gigawatt Global Advances 1,000 MW Program

2,500 celebrate historic groundbreaking in one of Africa's neediest countries for a $14m solar field to advance economic and social development

Algeria – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Abdelkader Messahel, Minister responsible for North African Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League of the Republic of Algeria (Paris, January 18, 2017)

Abdelkader Messahel is currently conducting a working visit to Paris to take part in the strategic consultations between France and Algeria

Nigeria/ IDP Camp Bombing: “This Tragedy Should Never Have Happened” – UN Expert Urges Greater Protection

The expert described as troubling indications that humanitarian actors may not have had full access to the area for months, in order to assess the humanitarian and protection situation in a region deeply affected by the Boko Haram insurgency and counter-insurgency measures

Polio campaign kicks off in Kenya

The campaign, January 18-22, is targeting 15 counties that are that are considered on higher risk and vulnerable and which are mainly situated in remote, hard-to-reach and border areas

UNHCR’s Grandi: Failures behind Nigeria IDP camp tragedy must be identified

Initial reports from the Rann site in Borno state’s Kala Balge area say that more than 50 people were killed, including six aid workers, when the attack took place on Tuesday morning during a food distribution

Statement by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery on Cybercrimes and Cybersecurty Bill

The development of new proposed legislation to enhance cybersecurity is a necessity

Terrorist attack in Gao, Mali

The members of the Security Council condemned any attempt to derail the peace process in Mali

IMF Staff Reaches Staff-level Agreement with Togo on an Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

The agreed economic program supported by the ECF arrangement aims to improve the living conditions for the population and to maintain a stable macroeconomic environment that is compatible with public debt sustainability

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement deplores the deaths of civilians and 6 Nigerian Red Cross aid workers

Hours after Tuesday’s airstrike, a surgical team from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) deployed to Rann, while another ICRC surgical team in Maiduguri prepared to support the Ministry of Health in receiving casualties

Wanton Burning of Schools and Public Property Is Criminal

The Committee considers these incidents as the worse kind of criminality, as they rob children of their constitutionally enshrined right to education

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