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Ethiopia’s emergency drought aid likely to run out next month
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Ethiopia’s emergency drought aid likely to run out next month

Ethiopia’s government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million. Ethiopia’s disaster relief chief Mitiku Kassa told The Associated Press that the country needs more than $1 billion for emergency food assistance. Seasonal rains have […]

Security Council Meeting:

Peace and security in Africa

    Identical letters dated 24 December 2008 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the General Assembly and the President of teh Security Council (S/2008/813)

Secretary-General to participate.
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State of the Continent Address by Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

The State of the Continent Address by African Union Commission chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma   Africa’s skills revolution has put more young people in institutions of higher education, which will translate into a workforce that will grow and modernise the continental economy. “The skills revolution means that our young people should be educated and […]

Ebola orphans go hungry in Africa amid food shortages
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Ebola orphans go hungry in Africa amid food shortages

Ebola-hit children in Sierra Leone go hungry amid food shortages in the country. Thousands of Ebola orphans, teenage mothers and children in charge of households in Sierra Leone are struggling to feed themselves and their families amid widespread food shortages in the West African nation – British charity organization reported on Monday. At least 1,400 […]