Wounded from anti-UN protests flood DR Congo hospitals
Hospitals in DR Congo's troubled North Kivu province have been overwhelmed by people wounded by weapons after violent protests over the UN's perceived failure to stem civilian massacres
Red Cross to help 500 million get Covid shots
The Red Cross launched a plan Thursday to help vaccinate 500 million people against Covid-19 in over 100 countries, warning that leaving out the world's poorest could seriously backfire.
Nigerian Red Cross, Mall D’Oasis begin $26million Ikoyi property redevelopment
Apparently bracing for the current wave of real estate developments in the nation’s commercial capital, the Nigerian Red Cross Society has flagged off the reconstruction of its strategically located property
22,000 missing in Nigerian Boko Haram jihad, Red Cross says
Nearly 22,000 people, mostly children, are missing as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, the Red Cross said on Thursday.
ECOWAS, Red Cross move to protect civilians during conflicts
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have validated...
UN decries killing of abducted aid worker in Borno
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has condemned the killing of abducted 25-year-old midwife and aid worker, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, in Borno State.
Red Cross marks 30th anniversary with exhibition, school competition
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has held a photo exhibition in Abuja in commemoration of its 30th anniversary in the country. The exhibition tagged Through their eyes featured a collage of 50 photographs by youths living everyday with the consequences of armed conflict or violence. “The exhibition puts the spotlight on what…
Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital
Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu in what the government said Thursday was believed to be an inside job.
Red Cross, Elumelu Foundation to empower 200 entrepreneurs
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have signed a memorandum of understanding to empower 200 entrepreneurs from North East and Niger Delta regions.