Category Archives: Politics

Report: Top Threat to African Cities is Lack of Good Government

LONDON � Residents of Karonga, a lakeside city of about 60,000 in northern Malawi, face no shortage of risks.

Flooding is an annual problem that’s worsening with climate change and poor maintenance of the channels …

‘No limit’ to cruelty of traffickers, says UN agency, as video surfaces of abused migrants in Libya

Two United Nations agencies have voiced ‘deep concern’ for the safety of hundreds of migrants and refugees � including many children � held captive by smugglers or criminal gangs at an unknown location in Libya …

Mali Referendum on Constitutional Amendments Delayed

BAMAKO, MALI � Mali’s government said Wednesday that it was delaying a July 9 referendum on constitutional amendments that would reinforce presidential powers and create new regions under an accord signed in 2015 with northern …

Red Cross App Helps Refugees in Italy Find Food Banks, Doctors

LONDON The Red Cross launched a smartphone app Tuesday to help refugees and migrants arriving in Italy access information and services, including medical, psychological and legal support.

The digital platform called “Virtual Volunteer” was unveiled …

South African Human Rights Commission on protecting healthcare rights of refugees and asylum seekers

SAHRC: It is our Constitutional Imperative to protect the Healthcare Rights of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission) recognises the significance of World Refugee Day, which is commemorated on …

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