[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde – People fleeing war, natural disasters or violence within their own countries could be costing countries a combined $13 billion a year, a new study released on Wednesday revealed.
[CAJ News] Maputo -Mozambican security forces have been implicated in serious abuses while fighting an armed Islamist group north of the country.
[Capital FM] Kenya Airways continues their expansion with the announcement of the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from Thursday, 15th of November, 2018.
[VOA] The U.N. Children’s Fund reports a local militia fighting Boko Haram Islamists in northeast Nigeria has released 833 child soldiers. UNICEF says it hopes the move will be followed by further releases.
[Africa Renewal] Dilla -Over 800,000 internally displaced persons are living without adequate shelter and safe sanitation in Ethiopia, resulting in a worsening humanitarian situation further exacerbated by cold, wet weather brought on by the rainy season.
[Nation] The total closure of three extensive refugee camps in Dadaab may not happen soon as numbers of those returning to their countries of origin voluntary have reduced while others have vowed never to return to their homes.
[UN News] After four consecutive poor rainy seasons that brought Somalia to the brink of famine, the country is now seeing near-record rainfall, and with it, flooding that has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.
[VOA] The shadow of the Burundian government’s 2015 crackdown on political unrest lingers over the capital.
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s two major malaria prevention strategies – indoor residual spraying of homes in high transmission areas and the issuing of insecticide treated nets – have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Security forces are flushing “criminal elements” out of a forest in western Kenya, an official said on Thursday, two days after a man was killed there, leading the European Union to suspend aid.