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Aid workers pulled out of volatile South Sudan region

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Nearly 40 aid workers have been evacuated from a northern area of South Sudan due to deteriorating security, the UN food agency...

Food aid to avert famine threat in Boko Haram-hit north-east Nigeria

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More than 400 000 people in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria will receive food aid to avert the threat of famine as the...

US supports WFP operations in Sudan

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed the arrival of a US vessel carrying a food contribution valued at about...

Hunger soars in CAR with more than two million facing food...

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Half the population in Central African Republic (CAR) are going hungry every day, double the number a year ago, UN officials said...

Kenya holds truck carrying food aid for Somalia

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Kenyan authorities are holding three trucks carrying food aid on behalf of World Food Programme (WFP) at the border with Somalia because...

U.N. taps crowdfunding app to tackle refugee camp food shortages

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The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) has responded to a funding crunch by developing a mobile app that lets people around...

WFP convoy comes under fire in CAR

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The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel...

Desert Wolf awarded UN surveillance trailer contract

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Local surveillance company Desert Wolf has received a contract from the United Nations for its Red Roman surveillance trailers, which will be...

Aid groups worried about renewed South Sudan fighting

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Fighting in South Sudan's oil-producing Upper Nile State in the past two days has killed at least 38 and the toll could...

EU Naval Force has protected 300 World Food Programme vessels

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The EU Naval Force achieved a major milestone this week by successfully completing its 300th close protection of a World Food Programme...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...