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Europe · Geneva

UN humanitarian official urges attention to drought in Kenya

60% Center coverage: 10 sources
Martin Griffiths says he saw families in Kenya's Turkana region that have nothing left after their animals starved to death. The U.N. warned earlier this year that an estimated 13 million people are facing severe hunger in the wider Horn of Africa region. Kenya, Ethiopia and Kenya face the driest conditions recorded since 1981.See the Story
Boko Haram · Nigeria

18.5 Million Nigerian Children Are Out of School, UNICEF Says

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
UNICEF: About 18.5 million children, the majority of whom are girls, do not have access to education. Attacks on schools by jihadists and criminal gangs in the north have harmed children's education, UNICEF says. In the predominantly Muslim north, only one in four girls from "poor and rural families" completes middle school.See the Story

Nigeria: PDP Dumps Zoning, Throws Presidential Ticket Open

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The party said its decision was based on the recommendation of the 37-member committee set up to work out a zoning formula for the various electoral offices ahead of the 2023 polls. The decision to throw open the ticket he said, was in line with the recommendation made by the party's zoning committee.See the Story

Nigeria: Appeal Court Nullifies Judgment On Section 84(12) of Electoral Act but Says the Law Is Illegal

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Wednesday, voided the judgment of the Federal High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, which nullified the controversial section. Although the appellate court, essentially, validated the controversial law, it said it would have ruled otherwise if the main suit was properly brought before it.See the Story
Europe · Berlin

Germany shifts focus of military missions in West Africa

66% Center coverage: 6 sources
Germany will move hundreds of soldiers from Mali to neighboring Niger. Germany will increase its participation in a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali. France, which had a significantly larger military force in Mali, announced in February that it was pulling its troops out of the EU mission there.See the Story
Kenya · Kenya

Kenya: Rihanna to Launch Fenty Skincare Products in Kenya

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin cosmetic products owned by singer and businesswoman, Robyn Fenty Rihanna is set to be launched in Kenya on May 27. The makeup line which is under the French luxury goods group LVMH will be specifically launched in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.See the Story

Nigeria: First Vessel Berths At Lekki Deep Seaport

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Three Ship-to-Shore cranes and 10 Rubber-Tyred Gantries critical to the beginning of operations of the Lekki Deep Seaport arrived in Nigeria on Friday. Their arrival, according to the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko, represents a major step toward birthing Nigeria's first deep seaport.See the Story
Pandemic · Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Building Houses While Knocking Down Gender Barriers in Zimbabwe

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
In Zimbabwe, more women are seeking jobs in the construction industry than ever before. This generational shift has accelerated due to the pandemic, which led to half a million Zimbabweans having at least one family member lose a job. The percentage of women working in construction was 2.7% in Ghana, 4% in Tanzania and 4.5% in Uganda.See the Story

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