7.7 million Somalis will need humanitarian aid in 2022 – UN

The United Nations says 7.7 million Somalis will require humanitarian assistance in 2022 as decades of conflict, disease, poverty and climate shocks devastate the country. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Somalia has about 2.9 million internally displaced persons, one of the most in a single country. The UNOCHA … Read more

UN’s World Food Programme May Cut Food Supply To Nigeria’s War-Torn Region

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) may soon cut its food rations to women and children in Nigeria’s North-East east, says West Africa Regional Director Chris Nikoi. On Saturday, Mr Nikoi warned the over half a million people benefitting from its food aid may be shut out as funding sources shrink. He said this … Read more

Ethiopia Orders 7 UN Staff Out Of Country Within 72-Hours

The Ethiopian Government has ordered seven staff of the United Nations providing aid to leave the country within 72-hours. This was revealed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a tweet. According to them, the aid workers were meddling in state affairs. This is the latest, after authorities previously accused aid workers of arming … Read more

UN Expels Gabon Peacekeepers For sexually abusing Girls & Women In Central African Republic

The UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has sent away all Gabonese military units from the Central African Republic (CAR) over sexual abuse allegations. UN Spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, disclosed at a press briefing at the UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday that the repatriation was a decision of its secretariat. On September … Read more