News headlines for “Conflicts in Africa”, page 4

  1. Sudan: Civilians trapped in El Fasher, as UN warns of imminent attack

    - UN News

    Escalating violence in Sudan’s North Darfur state has left dozens dead and people trapped in El Fasher city which is home to around 800,000 people, many displaced due to fighting.

  2. Burkina Faso: UN rights office deeply alarmed at reported killing of 220 villagers

    - UN News

    The UN human rights office (OHCHR) on Friday raised alarm over the situation in northern Burkina Faso where several hundred civilians, including children, were reportedly killed amidst fighting between security forces and armed groups.

  3. UN migration agency assists survivors of deadly shipwreck off Djibouti

    - UN News

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is offering medical care, food, shelter and psychosocial support to 33 migrants who survived a shipwreck off the coast of Djibouti on Monday, as local authorities continue search and rescue operations.

  4. Portable Ginnery Could Revive Kenyas Ailing Cotton Industry

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Apr 19 (IPS) - Kirinyaga University may have just breathed new life into Kenya’s ailing cotton industry as varsity dons develop a portable cotton ginnery.

  5. War in Sudan is ‘a crisis of epic proportions’ as atrocities abound

    - UN News

    The year-long ongoing war in Sudan is “a crisis of epic proportions” and the world must rethink the way it supports the Sudanese people amid rampant atrocities against civilians and no end in sight, top UN and African Union officials warned the Security Council on Friday.

  6. Africa Pushing Limits To Boost Renewable Energy Supply Chain, Security Access

    - Inter Press Service

    ABU DHABI, Apr 17 (IPS) - Investors, regulators, researchers, policymakers, and representatives of renewable energy companies, acknowledged the key challenges of shifting away from fossil fuels to renewable energy in Africa when they gathered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week.

  7. Trade Deception Returns in Pan-Africanist Guise

    - Inter Press Service

    ACCRA, Ghana, Apr 17 (IPS) - The World Bank has exaggerated probable gains from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to promote partial and uneven trade liberalisation that is unlikely to enhance development on the continent.

  8. Rural Entrepreneurs Thriving Against All Odds in Zimbabwe

    - Inter Press Service

    JURU Growth Point, ZIMBABWE, Apr 16 (IPS) - With heavy sweat drenching his face and his shirt soaked in the sweat, 39-year-old Proud Ndukulani wrestled with a homemade knife, which he dipped in some used oil, before turning the glistening knife upon a rather tough and dusty tyre obtained from what he claimed was a forklift.

  9. Conflict’s Long Shadow Has a Name: It’s Hunger

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Apr 16 (IPS) - Scarce food and drinking water. Limited and inconsistent healthcare. Rapidly deteriorating mental health. With conflict on the rise globallythis is the grim reality for millions around the world.

  10. UN leaders call for more action to end racism and discrimination

    - UN News

    Tuesday marked the opening of the third session of the UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descentbringing together anti-racism activists, human rights defenders, government delegations and others.

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