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Supporting host communities through collaborative partnerships and the increased uptake of referral pathways among people seeking protection: An example from Uganda

Supporting host communities through collaborative partnerships and the increased uptake of referral pathways among people seeking protection: An example from Uganda

This case study is part of a collaborative project carried out by Joint Learning Initiative and UNHCR, which aims to generate locally grounded evidence and identify examples of good practices of local faith community-led responses …

KENYA: 200 VILLAGERS CONTRACT ANTHRAX AFTER CONSUMING INFECTED MEAT

KENYA: 200 VILLAGERS CONTRACT ANTHRAX AFTER CONSUMING INFECTED MEAT

NAIROBI, Over 200 residents of Nkururu village in Tharaka Nithi County are suffering from a disease with Anthrax like symptoms after consuming meat from some sick animals.

The locals claim they slaughtered their animals after …

TANZANIA: PRES MAGUFULI URGES MINISTERS TO ‘ TAKE ADVANTAGE’ OF REFUGEE CRISES

TANZANIA: PRES MAGUFULI URGES MINISTERS TO ‘ TAKE ADVANTAGE’ OF REFUGEE CRISES

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzanian President John Magufuli urged his ministers to "take advantage" of refugee crises and make money by selling food to international aid organisations.

The country hosts around 300,000 refugees, mainly from Burundi …

TANZANIA: PRES MAGUFULI URGES MINISTERS TO ‘ TAKE ADVANTAGE’ OF REFUGEE CRISES

TANZANIA: PRES MAGUFULI URGES MINISTERS TO ‘ TAKE ADVANTAGE’ OF REFUGEE CRISES

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzanian President John Magufuli urged his ministers to "take advantage" of refugee crises and make money by selling food to international aid organisations.

The country hosts around 300,000 refugees, mainly from Burundi …

TUNISIA EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR ANOTHER MONTH

TUNISIA EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR ANOTHER MONTH

TUNIS, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, decided to extend the state of emergency for one more month, running from Jan 6 to Feb 4, the presidency said, Friday.

The decision was made after consultations with …

NIGERIAN AIR FORCES HELICOPTER CRASHES WHILE BOMBING BOKO HARAM

NIGERIAN AIR FORCES HELICOPTER CRASHES WHILE BOMBING BOKO HARAM

ABUJA, A Nigerian air force helicopter being used to bomb Boko Haram members has crashed.

The crash was confirmed by the air force spokesperson, Ibikunle Daramola.

Daramola, an air commodore, said details of the cause …

BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS AT LEAST 12 IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS AT LEAST 12 IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, At least 12 people were killed after a boat capsized Monday night, in Tana Lake, in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state, state media reported, on Tuesday.

It was not clear how many …

BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS AT LEAST 12 IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS AT LEAST 12 IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, At least 12 people were killed after a boat capsized Monday night, in Tana Lake, in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state, state media reported, on Tuesday.

It was not clear how many …

SOUTH AFRICAN AMONG SUSPECTD JIHADIST LEADERS IN MOZAMBIQUE

SOUTH AFRICAN AMONG SUSPECTD JIHADIST LEADERS IN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO, Mozambican prosecutors named a South African and two Tanzanians among leaders of a jihadist group operating in the northern gas-rich region, saying the group wants to create an independent state.

Jihadist fighters have terrorised …

SOUTH AFRICAN AMONG SUSPECTD JIHADIST LEADERS IN MOZAMBIQUE

SOUTH AFRICAN AMONG SUSPECTD JIHADIST LEADERS IN MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO, Mozambican prosecutors named a South African and two Tanzanians among leaders of a jihadist group operating in the northern gas-rich region, saying the group wants to create an independent state.

Jihadist fighters have terrorised …

TUNISIA COASTGUARD RESCUES 45 MIGRANTS

TUNISIA COASTGUARD RESCUES 45 MIGRANTS

TUNIS, The Tunisian coastguard on Sunday rescued 45 migrants near the Kerkennah Islands off the country's eastern coast, the National Guard said.

The migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, were found "in good health" after their …

MOROCCO ARRESTS SWISS CITIZEN OVER SUSPECTED LINKS TO MURDER OF TWO FOREIGN TOURISTS

MOROCCO ARRESTS SWISS CITIZEN OVER SUSPECTED LINKS TO MURDER OF TWO FOREIGN TOURISTS

RABAT, Morocco, Moroccan security services, arrested a Swiss citizen, over suspected links to the previously arrested people, following the murder of two foreign tourists, in a mountainous area in central Morocco, the Interior Ministry said.…

CHADIAN MILITANTS ATTACK LIBYAN ARMY IN SOUTHERN LIBYA

CHADIAN MILITANTS ATTACK LIBYAN ARMY IN SOUTHERN LIBYA

TRIPOLI, Chadian militants on Thursday launched an attack on a camp of the eastern-based Libyan army forces in southern Libya, killing and injuring several soldiers.

The attack took place in Traghen town in southern Libya, …