Wednesday, June 20, 2018

“Let’s finish the job” – UN Ebola envoy

At the height of the Ebola outbreak in September, the United Nations appointed public health expert Dr. David Nabarro as its Special Envoy on...

Cold shoulder: Hunger strikes spread as UK migrants’ demands unmet LIVE UPDATES

Some 300 detainees at the Harmondsworth immigrant removal center near London have launched a hunger strike to protest the conditions there. There are estimated...

Liberia: No New Case in 18 Days

As Liberia continues to record success in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, the head of the Incident Management System at the Ministry...

Indian man releases United Kingdom’s Daughter video in response to India’s Daughter + BBC...

Video-maker Harvinder Singh releases United Kingdom’s Daughter to say that sexual violence is a universal problem - not just in India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twUmDDMX9tU&t=10 Britain has the fifth...

Cautious welcome for new OCHA chief

  British parliamentarian Stephen O’Brien will in May take over from Valerie Amos as Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs at the helm of the UN Office...

Military style beauty pageant in Donetsk marks Women’s Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6dCenuxTvI Despite the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a beauty pageant takes place in Donetsk to mark International Women's Day on Sunday with participants wearing army...

International Women’s Day shines spotlight on female rights

International Women’s Day is being marked around the world with various events and demonstrations. The aim is to raise awareness of discrimination against females and...

What women want

In Recognition of international women's day: 8 March The Al Jazeera Magazine asks women across the world what one thing would improve their lives. Feminism -...

Court bans wearing of hijab in Isiolo school

A church sponsored school in Isiolo has lost its bid for its Muslim female students to wear Hijab and white trousers while attending classes. High...

Wars without limits are wars without end

World Humanitarian Summit Middle East and North Africa Regional Consultation King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center, Jordan, 5 March 2015 Speech given by Mr Peter Maurer President of...

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OUTRAGE AS TANZANIA PASSES LAW THAT COULD IMPRISON BLOGGERS

Bloggers, Internet users, journalists and activists in Tanzania are up in arms following a government directive that could land them in jail. In a...

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The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major...

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The Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Transportation and its Aviation wing take over full management and responsibility of Somalia/Somaliland airspace management and control...