Tag: Africa

Libya detention centres remain places of violations and abuse: experts

On the sidelines of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, head …

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Human rights crackdowns in Libya having ‘a seriously chilling effect’

A deepening crackdown on civil society in Libya, has prompted the …

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South Sudan bracing for ‘worst hunger crisis ever’

More than 70 percent of South Sudan’s population will struggle to …

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Restoring safety and dignity to women in Malawi, displaced by Tropical Storm Ana

Tropical Storm Ana left a trail of destruction in its wake …

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Long-awaited local elections will offer Central Africans opportunity to expand political space

Local elections in the Central African Republic (CAR), which have been …

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Guterres strongly condemns arrest of UN personnel in Central African Republic

Secretary-General António Guterres has called for the release of four members …

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South Sudan: Condemnation for attempted ambush on food convoy

The interagency convoy of 59 trucks was carrying WFP food and …

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Africa’s Sahel region facing ‘horrendous food crisis’

As the Sahel region “stares down a horrendous food crisis”, the …

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Child sex abuse in Madagascar ‘widespread and tolerated’

In Madagascar, child sex abuse is “widespread and tolerated” in tourist …

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WHO reveals countries to produce first COVID-busting mRNA vaccines in Africa

Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia will be the …

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Mozambique: Sexual and reproductive health services boosted in wake of Storm Ana

Mozambique may have been spared by Tropical Cyclone Batsirai, but it …

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Mali Humanitarian Response Plan seeks $686 million

The UN together with humanitarian partners on Monday, launched the 2022 …

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