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27-Apr-2022 to 13:22

Algeria’s civil servants on strike against low purchasing power

APA - Algiers (Algeria) — Several sectors of the civil service in Algeria were disrupted on Tuesday, by a strike of workers organized by 30 organizations, grouped within the Confederation of Algerian Trade Unions (CSA).

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27-Apr-2022 to 12:38

15 million people acutely food insecure in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia-UN

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Horn of Africa is experiencing one of its most severe droughts in recent history, with more than 15 million people acutely food insecure in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has said.

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26-Apr-2022 to 14:05

Burkina: Sankara’s family demands token damages

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The family is demanding that Thomas Sankara’s death certificate be issued in accordance with the facts and that his personal belongings, such as his wedding ring and his gun, be returned.

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22-Apr-2022 to 11:12

Kenya’s former president Mwai Kibaki dies

APA - Nairobi (Kenya) — Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki died on Friday, April 22, 2022 at the age of 90, state television announced on its Twitter page.

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20-Apr-2022 to 11:17

Millions of people in horn Africa face hunger due to failed rains: WFP

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Desperately needed rains across the Horn of Africa have so far failed amid stagnant and even decreasing humanitarian aid, the number of hungry people in the region could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned Tuesday.

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16-Apr-2022 to 09:48

UNHCR opposes UK plan to transfer refugees and asylum seekers to Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Following public announcements made earlier this week UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency on Friday expressed strong opposition and concerns about the United Kingdom’s plan to export its asylum obligations and urged the UK to refrain from transferring asylum seekers and refugees to Rwanda for asylum processing.

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13-Apr-2022 to 15:39

Africa’s plan of ending hunger by 2025 at a crossroads - FAO

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa’s plan of ending hunger by 2025 faces a confluence of obstacles, said the UN Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) while a regional conference kicked off on Wednesday in Equatorial Guinea.

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