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Housing crisis in Nigeria

Nigeria is gripped by a crisis that leaving Africa’s most populous country ill-equipped to properly house its inhabitants, said a United Nations rapporteur who...

UN warns of humanitarian catastrophe in DR Congo

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Humanitarian needs caused by conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo doubled over the last year and a cash shortage is the...

Eastern DR Congo facing humanitarian disaster

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An upsurge of violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is set to cause a "humanitarian disaster of extraordinary proportions", UN refugee...

Humanitarian crisis in eastern DRC worsening

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A humanitarian disaster in eastern Congo is worsening and aid agencies are pulling back due to growing insecurity and slashed budgets, the...

UN seeks further $900 million for Somalia crisis response

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The United Nations is seeking a further $900 million this year for Somalia, where more than six million people need humanitarian assistance...

Angola faces health crisis as oil price falls leads to cutbacks

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When a plunge in oil prices prompted Angola's government to slash public spending last year, street trader Antonio Simao Baptista had no...

SAAF “crisis” caused by underfunding

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With the country's military watchers united in their view the SA Air Force (SAAF) is fast approaching crisis point in terms of...

Too early to judge AU crisis capacity response – analysts

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Analysts have welcomed an African Union (AU) resolution to create a rapid response force that will help Africa militarily respond swiftly to...

Reviewing the Sahel humanitarian crisis

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A year after the international community launched a massive humanitarian response to the food and nutritional crisis affecting millions across the Sahel...

Sudan to expand food exports to help overcome crisis

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Cash-strapped Sudan plans to expand food exports to help compensate for the loss of oil revenues, a government minister told state media. The...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...