Daily Archives: May 6, 2017

129 Africa migrants mugged, stranded at sea off Libya

NNA – Gunmen mugged 129 migrants on a rubber dinghy headed for Europe and also stole the craft’s motor, abandoning them off the Libyan coast, Libya’s navy said Saturday.

Navy spokesman General Ayoub Qassem said …

Berri meets Congo Brazzaville FM

NNA – Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, welcomed, at Ain-el-Tineh on Saturday, Foreign Minister of Congo-Brazzaville, Jean-Claude Gakosso, and a delegation of Lebanese expatriates, with talks featuring high on the bilateral ties and the …

Security Council condemns attack against UN Mission in South Sudan

6 May 2017 &#150 Strongly condemning the attack against the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on 3 May, the Security Council has called on all parties to immediately adhere to the …

IGAD Executive Secretary Visits Austria

The IGAD Executive Secretary H.E. Amb (Eng.) Mahboub Maalim, visited Vienna Austria upon invitation of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affaires and Austria Development Agency (ADA) from May 1-4,2017. 

The visit was organized following the …

Addressing migration requires investments in sustainable rural development

Photo: ©FAO/M.Linton

Addressing its drivers – hunger, poverty, conflict and lack of development – will allow for safe, orderly, and regular migration.

5 May 2017, Rome – FAO today welcomed the new report published by WFP on …