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US aid for Ethiopian reform

The US will provide financial assistance to Ethiopia as it pursues political reforms, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office said during a visit by...

ISS: Humanitarian aid in Nigeria’s north-east – helping or hurting?

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Ten years of Boko Haram’s violence has turned Nigeria’s north-east into a conflict hotspot for aid organisations. These groups help alleviate the symptoms of...

Merkel bolsters support for West African states

Chancellor Angela Merkel promised Burkina Faso and another four West African countries millions of euros in new German aid to fight terrorism in the...

Dire need for food aid in Ethiopia

More than eight million people need food aid in Ethiopia, a five percent rise from last year, due to a surge in violence that...

Multi-million euro French aid for Gambia

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France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia as part of efforts to support democratic transition and ensure stability...

South Sudan violence blocking food aid

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Violence in South Sudan is blocking deliveries of food aid needed to stave off severe hunger in some areas, the World Food...

Aid worker held hostage in Nigeria killed

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A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March was killed by Islamist militants after their deadline expired, government said. Three aid...

Museveni warns against interference as US military cuts loom

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Uganda President Yoweri Museveni warned against foreign interference in the country's politics days after an opposition call for the United States to...

More aid expected for Lake Chad region

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More than $1 billion in fresh aid is likely to be pledged at a donor conference to the drought-plagued region around Lake...

CAR aid worker attacks on the rise

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Armed groups are increasingly attacking aid workers in Central African Republic, obstructing delivery of life-saving supplies to people caught in conflict, the...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...