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First Person: Returning to Dadaab

First Person: Returning to Dadaab

Three main camps � Ifo, Dagahaley, and Hagadera � make up the Dadaab refugee complex; the no man's land lost in between Kenya and Somalia where I spent most of my childhood.

I was just …

Attack on UN peacekeepers at Aguelhok in Kidal Region, Mali (Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)

Attack on UN peacekeepers at Aguelhok in Kidal Region, Mali (Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)

1. The terrorist attack by an armed group against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) took place at Aguelhok in Kidal Region, Mali on 20 January 2019 and 10 Chadian peacekeepers …

Attack on UN peacekeepers at Aguelhok in Kidal Region, Mali (Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)

Attack on UN peacekeepers at Aguelhok in Kidal Region, Mali (Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)

1. The terrorist attack by an armed group against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) took place at Aguelhok in Kidal Region, Mali on 20 January 2019 and 10 Chadian peacekeepers …

Postdoc and Ph.D. Fellowships in Water, Society and Climate Change (WASO) Programmes

Postdoc and Ph.D. Fellowships in Water, Society and Climate Change (WASO) Programmes

Water and Society (WASO): Institutional Capacity building in Water resources management and climate change adaptation in the Nile Basin is a NORHED project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). The purpose of …

Election Fraud in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. What You Need to Know

Election Fraud in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. What You Need to Know

The Democratic Republic of Congo held elections on December 30th that would mark the country's first peaceful transfer of power since its independence in 1960. The long serving ruler Joseph Kabilla had effectively delayed these …

WFP Tanzania Country Brief, November 2018

WFP Tanzania Country Brief, November 2018

50,000 smallholder farmers to be supported

136,000 pregnant and nursing women and children under the age of two to be supported with improved access and use of nutritious food

US$16.6 m six months funding shortfall …

WFP Tanzania Country Brief, November 2018

WFP Tanzania Country Brief, November 2018

50,000 smallholder farmers to be supported

136,000 pregnant and nursing women and children under the age of two to be supported with improved access and use of nutritious food

US$16.6 m six months funding shortfall …

New Report Accuses Uganda of Sending Arms to South Sudan

New Report Accuses Uganda of Sending Arms to South Sudan

A new report accuses Uganda of diverting European weapons into South Sudan, circumventing a European Union arms embargo on the conflict-ridden country.

The 101-page report by London-based Conflict Armament Research says the Ugandan government purchased …

UGANDA: AT LEAST 10 DEAD IN BOAT CAPSIZE, 40 RESCUED – POLICE

UGANDA: AT LEAST 10 DEAD IN BOAT CAPSIZE, 40 RESCUED – POLICE

KAMPALA-- At least 10 people drowned and 40 were rescued, Uganda police said, after a boat capsized in Lake Victoria late Saturday.

There was no immediate information on the number of passengers aboard the vessel, …

Experts Target Missing Link in Contraception: Men

Experts Target Missing Link in Contraception: Men

Ask Esther Imaniragena to name her top challenge as she doles out contraceptive advice and supplies at a Rwandan health clinic and the answer comes short and fast: men.

Too many men do not share …

Uber Sees Opportunity for Minibus Service in Nairobi

Uber Sees Opportunity for Minibus Service in Nairobi

Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove …

KCCA, WFP form partnership to address food insecurity, rising malnutrition in Kampala

KCCA, WFP form partnership to address food insecurity, rising malnutrition in Kampala

KAMPALA � Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today entered a partnership to tackle food insecurity and rising levels of malnutrition in Kampala district.

KCCA's Executive Director, Jennifer …

Cooperation Key to Tackling Long-Standing Challenges in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Tells Regional Oversight Mechanism

Cooperation Key to Tackling Long-Standing Challenges in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Tells Regional Oversight Mechanism

Following is UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' message, delivered by Said Djinnit, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, to the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of …