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WFP at full stretch in Cabo Delgado

The World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting over 50 000 people affected by deadly violence in Palma, a town in Mozambique's troubled Cabo Delgado province,...

“Serious escalation of violence” in Cabo Delgado – UN agencies

A UN agency is reporting targeted attacks against civilians in Cabo Delgado’s Palma, marking what is termed “a serious escalation of violence and volatility”...

South Sudan violence blocking food aid

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

Thousands arrive to collect long-awaited food supplies in South Sudan

At the muddy airstrip in Nyal, an opposition-held town in war-ravaged South Sudan, thousands of people came to collect the first food...

South Sudan refugees risk death for food

Oliver Wani found sanctuary from South Sudan's civil war in a Ugandan refugee camp. But when food ran out, he returned home...

UN emergency food aid in Nigeria cut

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has had to scale back plans for emergency feeding of 400,000 people in Boko Haram-hit...

South Sudan releases UN aid worker

South Sudan's government released a United Nations aid worker after detaining him for nearly a month, a top UN official said. Other aid...

World Food Programme porters killed in South Sudan

Three men working as porters for the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) were killed in ethnic violence in South Sudan's Wau city...

Helicopter-borne aid reaches north-eastern Nigeria

Flying in aid workers by helicopter to remote, hard-to-reach areas previously cut off from help by Boko Haram violence across north-east Nigeria...

Rare U.N. Eritrea aid shipment shows Asmara slowly opening up

A consignment of aid shipped by the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) through Eritrea's main port this month was the first in...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...