Nigeria: 1.2 Million Civilians Trapped in Territories Controlled By Boko Haram – UN

[Premium Times] About 1.2 million civilians are trapped and have been denied access to humanitarian aid and services in two local government areas now largely under the control of Boko Haram, Edward Kallon, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, said.

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South Africa: Refugee Village Springs Up in Central Cape Town

[News24Wire] A huge bag of chicken and bunches of spinach were being prepared for hundreds of foreign nationals still camping out at the UN High Commission for Refugees’ offices in Cape Town’s CBD on Monday in the hopes of being evacuated from SA amid safety fears.

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