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West Africa faces worsening food crisis – Experts

ABUJA, April 9 (NNN-AFRICANEWS) — Nearly 20 million people face a food crisis in West Africa and the Sahel region as the vast area is torn by conflicts and the coronavirus pandemic, experts warned. The situation could worsen between June and August, with…

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UN Makes Further Cuts in Food Rations for South Sudan Refugees, Displaced

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – The U.N.’s World Food Program (WFP) says it has been forced to further reduce rations for refugees and displaced people in South Sudan because of a lack of funding. It says 700,000 people this month will see rations…

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UN Criticizes Sudanese Authorities’ Failure to Stop West Darfur Violence

GENEVA – The U.N. human rights office is urging Sudanese authorities to speed up the deployment of security forces to West Darfur, in an effort to protect civilians from ethnic and tribal clashes in the region. The latest resurgence of violence nearly one…

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