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There are 1.4 million refugees in Uganda, of whom more than 1 million have entered the country in the past 18 months. More continue to arrive from the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Uganda has among the most progressive policies in the world towards refugees. They are given plots of ...
In its own report on Iraq, the International Crisis Group (ICG) called on Iraqi authorities to stabilise the northern region of Sinjar to help the Yazidi minority. ... “The worst performing Arab states in the index — Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen — all suffer from weak public institutions, internal ...

Garamba National Park is located in the northern region of DRC bordering South Sudan to its north. The park has a diverse set of land that ranges from savannas to woodlands passing by marshland depression and gallery forests. Garamba's naturally bordered by several rivers located in its northern, ...
“She participated in her first big competition, Africa's International Children's Chess Tournament, in South Sudan in 2009. Since then Mutesi ... Excellent chess related prizes were up for grabs Saturday February 3 at St. Andrews and Namangale promises more fireworks for the Northern Region tournament.
Turkey has also secured a presence in the southern entrance of the Red Sea after an agreement with Sudan to take administrative control of the Sudanese island of Suakin, 400km from Egypt's border. Cavusoglu's statements were made the same day that Iran confirmed that Turkey would have to pay for ...
You will find a Fulani community from mainly the middle belt and the far Northern regions of Nigeria down to Sudan and Egypt. Nigeria is home to the largest percentage of this ... It was secured by the Northern region government; it was known as the Rumar-Kukar-Jangari. The implementation of the grazing ...

Migration crises in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa reconfigured global politics. So why – as the millionth South Sudanese took refuge in Uganda earlier this year, and with the total number of South Sudanese refugee and asylum seekers now more than two million – is there no comparable shift in ...
Eight months after fresh violence erupted in South Sudan, a famine produced by the vicious combination of fighting and drought is now driving the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. ... At present funding for South Sudanese refugees in the region is at just 8 per cent out of the required US$781.8 million.
She was not aware, for instance, that the first three governors of the northern region during the colonial periods had a bad experience in the Mahdist Sudan in the late 19th century, which led to the Mahdist War (ath-Thawra al-Mahdī) prior to their deployment to northern Nigeria by the colonial administration.
In Belgium, an official's decision to expel several Sudanese migrants late last year — several of whom say they were tortured when they went back home — has led to calls for the migration minister to resign. The number of ... Greece has passed a law to limit the powers of Islamic courts in a northern region.
Sweeney noted that, even in areas where armed conflict has decreased, like in Sudan for example, complex peace negotiations remain stagnant. ... Security threats in Mali that historically were confined to the country's northern region have increasingly spread to the country's central and southern regions, ...
On a brisk fall day in September, Victor Deng was on his way to work at a textile company in Atlanta, when Patricia Beall, whom he called “Mom Tricia," texted him. She had terminal cancer. It had spread from her lungs to her liver, lymph nodes, bones. He broke down in tears. "She's very valuable to me," ...
Militarily, South Sudanese opposition groups have allegedly accused Egypt of rendering logistical, technical and air support to the Sudan People's ... Egypt under the leadership of Khedive Ismail Pasha in 1875-76 invaded the northern region of Ethiopia with the objective of controlling the source of the Blue ...
Recently, government through the ministry of Lands, housing and urban development commissioned new roads in Arua, Gulu and Lira municipalities. The roads have sparked excitement among the locals, as they will boost trade within the region as well as with neighboring countries like South Sudan and ...
A South Sudan refugee family arrives at the UNHCR managed refugees reception point at Elegu, within Amuru district of the northern region near the South Sudan-Uganda border, August 20, 2016. REUTERS/James Akena - RTX2MC4K. KHARTOUM, Sudan, December 19, 2017–More than 4,000 Chadian ...
AJUBA, (Xinhua) -- Secretary General's Special Representative and the head of United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) David Shearer addresses the press in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec.12, 2017. The UNMISS and South Sudanese government have started rehabilitation of several ...
Within a short period of time the massive forest becomes homes to the homeless South Sudanese who continue to flee violence and continued economic crisis in South Sudan and with the growing effects on the environment in the most affected districts mostly in the northern region, authorities are ...

JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- The number of people killed in clashes between rival Dinka tribe clans in central South Sudan has risen to 172, a local ... It said the commissioners will then visit Uganda and Ethiopia, where they will visit refugee camps and settlements along the South Sudanese border.
South Sudanese refugees carrying Core Relief Items walk down a road in Bidibidi refugee settlement, Yumbe District, Northern Region, Uganda. (UNHCR/David Azia). “The world cannot continue to stand by as the people of South Sudan are terrorized by a senseless war,” Grandi said Wednesday.
12 (Xinhua) -- The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Tuesday it has commenced the rehabilitation of some 2,305 km of roads to ease ... in the most fertile parts of the country like the Equatoria, ongoing fighting means that food can't be transported safely or cheaply to markets in the northern region.
Eight months after fresh violence erupted in South Sudan, a famine produced by the vicious combination of fighting and drought is now driving the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. ... At present funding for South Sudanese refugees in the region is at just 8 per cent out of the required US$781.8 million.
By Julius Gale JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese ... causing most oilfields in the country's oil-rich northern region to shut down.
South Sudanese president sacks state oil firm head amid fuel crisis ... as the oil company struggles to import subsidized fuel to oil-rich South Sudan. ... causing most oilfields in the country's oil-rich northern region to shut down.
29 (Xinhua) -- The South Sudan parliament late Monday approved a ... causing most oilfields in the country's oil-rich northern region to shut ...
... Somalia, Kenya, Algeria, Chad, Sudan, Ghana and Niger from Aug. ... of the students' visit has been their trip to the northern region of Tigray, ...
The number of South Sudanese refugees who have crossed into .... and Gulu District Chairman and Northern Region Vice-President of the ...
... Sudan is geographically convenient for Ethiopia's northern region. ... KHARTOUM Sudan (Xinhua) -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir ...
Desalegn, who held discussion with Sudanese President Omar ... that Port Sudan is geographically convenient for Ethiopia's northern region.
Eight months after fresh violence erupted in South Sudan, a famine ... At present funding for South Sudanese refugees in the region is at just 8 ...
In the state of in the Northern region of Brazil, officials are reporting an ... in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, South Sudan and ...
South Sudan's army, SPLA, vowed to provide adequate security to oil workers and facilities in the northern region after rebels threatened to attack the oil ... The South Sudanese government has since strengthened security by ...
International Development Association (IDA), a World Bank group has announced a $1.6 billion support package for emergencies, with critical support going for famine relief in northern Nigeria, where an estimated 20 million people are at risk of famine.
"We are at breaking point" warned Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, appealing for urgent and massive support.
South Korea - May 1990: A military jeep carries soldiers along a remote road in the northern region of South Korea a few miles south of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the Korean people at the 38th parallel.
Rep. Ilhan Omar might not be where she is today had President Donald Trump been in office when she tried entering the United States.
Under the early morning sun in the most northern region of Ethiopia a motley group of Eritrean men, women and children arrive dusty and tired at the end of a journey - and at the start of another.
Eight months after fresh violence erupted in South Sudan, a famine produced by the vicious combination of fighting and drought is now driving the world's fastest growing refugee crisis.
... tracing the historical conquest and the spread of Islam through the northern region. Mahdism is a movement formed around the Mahdi, refered to as 'the rightly guided one.
In our report we set out our findings and recommendations, prepared in accordance with Resolution 31/20 which required the Commission to monitor and report on the human rights situation in South Sudan, establish a factual basis for transitional justice ...
There is the mistaken notion frequently bandied that Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, the Northern oligarchy or Nigeria's Northern region and now, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai, are opposed to any clamour for self ...
JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Monday issued exploration and production rights in its hitherto dormant Block B3 oil field to Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum Limited.
Prior to South Sudan, famine was last declared in July 2011 in Somalia. The UN estimates around 4.9 million people are currently in need of urgent food, agriculture and nutrition assistance in South Sudan, along with millions more in the other at risk ...
Nigerian upstream independent Oranto Petroleum announced today that it had signed an exploration production sharing contract (EPSA) in Juba for the reserve-rich Block B3 and that it would invest as much as $500 million in South Sudan, effective ...
A South Sudan refugee family arrives at the UNHCR managed refugees reception point at Elegu, within Amuru district of the northern region near the South Sudan-Uganda border, August 20, 2016. REUTERS/James Akena - RTX2MC4K ...
He gave several examples, including one from his home country Argentina, in whose remote northern region Anglicans and Catholics work together in a ministry to indigenous people.
Assistant Secretary General, Festus J. Lahai, explained to the various regions that "these computers were donated to us by former President of SWASAL, Sorie Sudan Sesay, after a request from the current President Frank Cole. ... Sheku S. Turay, the ...
They are located in the Northern region of Ghana. The Volta river .... The water resources of Nile are shared within eleven countries: Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Congo-Kinshasa, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. There are ...
Assistant Secretary General, Festus J. Lahai, explained to the various regions that "these computers were donated to us by former President of SWASAL, Sorie Sudan Sesay, after a request from the current President Frank Cole. ... Sheku S. Turay, the ...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Tuesday urged foreign investors who fled the war-torn nation to return and boost the fragile economy nearing collapse.
... South Sudan) - Parts of South Sudan are experiencing a famine as the United Nations says some 100,000 people are facing starvation, according to a BBC News report.


 

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