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Famine risk, Alfano: "Emergency assistance from Italy for Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen"

Specifically, the action taken by Italian Cooperation will provide funding of three million euros for the WFP and UNICEF to distribute food rations and water in the States of North Eastern Nigeria, with particular attention being paid to children and pregnant women

Didier Reynders supports CENCO in its mediation efforts in the DRC

On 24 March, Minister Reynders met the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Maman Sidikou

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Zambia

The mission projects real GDP growth in Zambia to improve slightly from about 3 percent last year to 3.5 percent this year, reflecting good rains which are expected to boost agricultural output and domestic electricity generation

Official visit to Ghana of Mr. Louis Michel, former European Union (EU) Development Commissioner

Mr. Michel, who is on a West African Regional tour, will arrive from Abidjan on 27 March 2017, departs Accra on 28 March and also visit Dakar and Lomé

UN: Rights Body Sets South Sudan Probe

The Commission was also mandated to make its findings available to the African Union hybrid court for South Sudan, once it is established

Change of British High Commissioner to South Africa

Mr Nigel Casey CMG MVO has been appointed British High Commissioner to South Africa

International Francophonie Day celebrated at the Alliance Française in Accra

The day commenced with the finals of the nationwide Francophonie competition which capped off several weeks of preparation and selection of students at the University level

School-going TB patients speak out on crisis in adolescent TB healthcare

Adolescents fatally neglected in the response to TB and DR-TB in South Africa

Security Council and region must ‘speak with one voice,’ end suffering in South Sudan – UN chief

More than 1.9 million people are displaced internally, more than 220,000 of whom are seeking safety in protection sites of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

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