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Africa

UN chief calls for ‘far greater support’ for Cyclone Idai response

Yesterday at 20:27 PM, via CNBC Africa

The world needs to step up support for the survivors of Tropical Cyclone Idai, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday, in a strong personal appeal as relief workers rush to provide aid to people stranded across the storm countries in southern Africa.

Describing how we was “

A guiding hand: School counsellors in Sierra Leone address early pregnancy, child marriage

Yesterday at 19:59 PM, via CNBC Africa

Fatmata Sesay was 15 years old when she became pregnant. Her parents forced her to move in with her boyfriend, who was neither in school nor employed. Moving in with him felt like an underage marriage, she says.

To make matters even more difficult, childcare responsibilities meant Fatmata was unable to continue schooling. She dr

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Security Council heads to 2 African hotspots for extremists

Yesterday at 19:26 PM, via News24

The Security Council is heading to Mali and Burkina Faso for a first-hand look at the challenges their governments are facing in the hotspots for extremist attacks in Africa’s volatile Sahel region.

International Organization for Migration (IOM) responds to devastating Cyclone Idai with shelter materials and more

Yesterday at 17:49 PM, via CNBC Africa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has responded to the deadly Cyclone Idai, which has taken over 500 lives across Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.

“A week after the cyclone we’re starting to grasp the scope and complexity of the challenges facing the governments and peoples of these

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Humanitarian Border Management Between Burundi, Tanzania Bolstered by Technology

Yesterday at 17:36 PM, via CNBC Africa

This week (20-21/03) the International Organization for Migration (IOM) donated information technology equipment to the Government of Burundi to improve humanitarian border management (HBM) involving significant migratory flows between Burundi and Tanzania. IOM also rehabilitated electrical systems at Mugina and Gisuru border po

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African Policymakers Highlight Opportunities of National Climate Plans

Yesterday at 17:25 PM, via CNBC Africa

Africa Climate Week formally closed today, concluding a five-day programme of events in Accra – all of which have been hosted by the Government of the Republic of Ghana in the city’s International Conference Center.

At the summary event, speakers presented key takeaways to Ambassa

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Tropical cyclone Idai: The storm that knew no boundaries

Yesterday at 17:12 PM, via CNBC Africa

Tropical cyclone Idai: The storm that knew no boundaries People leaving their homes in the flooded section of Praia Nova, Beira, Mozambique in the wake of tropical cyclone Idai. Denis Onyodi/ IFRC handout Jennifer Fitchett, University of the Witwatersrand Tropical cyclone Idai has made headlines across southern Africa throughout the month of March. Lingering in […]

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Access to safe water for all is key to sustainable development

Yesterday at 16:17 PM, via CNBC Africa

With climate change and population growth putting increasing pressure on finite water resources, FAO is urging countries to step up efforts to increase water efficiency and provide access to safe water for all. Ensuring global water security is fundamental to achieve

Private Sector Joins IOM to Enhance Skills of Gambian Returnees

Yesterday at 15:54 PM, via CNBC Africa

Abba Wollow left The Gambia in 2016 with hopes of reaching Europe. “I left The Gambia because the small garage I was working on was not enough to support my family,” he explained. “I left to find something better for them.”

Instead his journey ended in Libya, where he stayed for two years

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