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Canada Launches Famine Relief Fund For Nigeria, Somalia, Others

The Canadian Government had on March 17, 2017, announced $119.25 million in humanitarian funding to respond to food crises in these four countries and has remained one of the earliest major donors to provide funds for the four affected countries.

UNICEF Says Millions Hungry, Sick, Out Of School In Crisis-Torn Countries

Over 22 million children are left hungry, sick, displaced and out of school in four crisis-torn countries including Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen as a result of drought occasioned by armed conflict, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has said.

Famine Threatens 1.4 Million Children In Nigeria, 3 Other Countries

The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said that almost 1.4 million children are at risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year in Nigeria and three other countries.
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Thousands Face Starvation In South Sudan As Govt Declares Famine

The South Sudan government and the United Nations say about 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine.

145 Child Soldiers Released In South Sudan

The United Nations’ Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has announced that a total of 145 child soldiers, who were fighting for two rebel groups in South Sudan have been released.

Dozens Believed Dead In South Sudan Plane Crash

An overloaded cargo plane on Wednesday crashed along the banks of the Nile River moments after it took off from the South Sudan’s capital, Juba, killing...
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Obasanjo Leads AU Mission To South Sudan

Former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is leading the African Union, AU, inquiry panel on South Sudan, comprising top international lawyers, human rights activists and...

Government, Rebels Sign Ceasefire Deal In South Sudan

South Sudan's government and rebels have signed a ceasefire to end more than five weeks of fighting that has divided Africa's newest nation and...

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Shell suspends sale of Nigerian oil assets

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Insecurity: 289 killed in worship centres within 18 months across Nigeria

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Owo massacre: Report accuses FG of shielding herdsmen by blaming terrorists

THE Nigerian government deliberately blamed the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) for last month's terror attack on St....

Coda Story accepts candidates for Bruno reporting fellowships

CODA Story is accepting candidates for the Bruno Reporting Fellowships, sponsored by Martin Walker's Bruno Foundation.  The fellowship will provide US$5,000...

Buhari makes 12 foreign trips in six months, might exceed N1. 5bn budget

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently went to Lisbon, Portugal for a state visit, this has clocked his twelfth international trip...
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