UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Website: http://www.irinnews.org/

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  • Guinea Bissau: Rosewood Plunder in Guinea-Bissau

    During the March-May cashew nut harvesting season, it is normal to see heavy trucks line Amílcar Cabral Avenue in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau's capital, waiting to offload their... Read more »

  • Egypt: Israel/Gaza - How Does It End? [analysis]

    The latest round of violence between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza is now two weeks old, with nearly 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis - all but two of them active duty... Read more »

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  • Africa: How Flawed Are Current Aid Responses?

    Last week, international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released a hard-hitting report Where is everyone? outlining a number of... Read more »

  • Liberia: Fighting Ebola 'By the Grace of God'

    Panicked and shocked Liberian health workers who have seen their colleagues die of Ebola, which has killed more than 500 people in West Africa since January, are abandoning their... Read more »

  • Central African Republic: Little Help for CAR Rape Survivors

    The presence of armed groups and continued fighting causing displacement across the Central African Republic (CAR) has led to an escalation of insecurity leaving women and girls... Read more »

  • West Africa: Statelessness = Invisibility

    At least 750,000 people are stateless in West Africa, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), which is calling for governments to do more to give or restore the nationality of... Read more »

  • Somalia: A Deadly Ramadan in Somalia

    Militant group Al-Shabab has lived up to its promise to step up attacks in Somalia, mainly against government installations and personnel, during the holy month of Ramadan, which... Read more »

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  • Mali: Adversity in Northern Mali

    Only just recovering from a brutal Islamist occupation, residents of northern Mali are facing further devastation following recent clashes between separatist rebel forces and... Read more »

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