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The United Nations called Saturday for nations to rescue hundreds of Rohingya it said were trapped onboard two unseaworthy vessels adrift in the Andaman Sea.
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The UN's top court Friday ordered Venezuela not to take any action to upset the status quo with Guyana, two days before a potentially explosive referendum over a disputed oil-rich territory. Without expressly mentioning the vote planned for December 3, the International Court of Justice said Venezuela "shall refrain from taking any action which would…
The United States is sending three military aircraft to Egypt from Tuesday to bring vital humanitarian aid for Gaza during a truce between Israel and Hamas, senior US officials said.
The Federal Government has called for full implementation of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act in all states of the federation to curb cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV).
Save the Children International (SCI) has revealed that globally, about 17.6 million children would be born into hunger in 2023.
The food and agriculture system adds at least $10 trillion in "hidden costs" to the global economy every year due to unhealthy diets, emissions and undernourishment, a UN agency said on Monday. The Food and Agriculture Organization said it conducted an analysis in 154 countries to determine the "true" cost of the agrifood system. The…
Nearly 29,000 people have been displaced in Lebanon amid deadly exchanges between Iran-backed Hezbollah fighters and the Israeli army, a United Nations agency said Friday. A total of 28,965 people have been displaced, mainly in the country's south, the International Organization for Migration said in an update, adding that the figure had risen by 37…
The recent military coup in Niger and later Gabon has not only undermined democratic governance but also threatened to reverse the scanty gains of intra-continental trade under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement...
The United Kingdom's Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, has said being gay or a woman with fear that they could be discriminated against in their country of origin is not enough reason to seek asylum in the UK or any Western country.
The UN stressed on Tuesday it was opposed to most dress codes for women after France barred its Olympic athletes from wearing the Muslim hijab during the 2024 Paris Games.
The United Nations Women Regional Director for UN Women Central and West Africa, Maxime Hounato, said that gender inequality is crippling the nation economy. He noted that according to the gender-based violence records, violence against women is 90%, while others are 10% Hounato disclosed this in Abuja, at the press briefing, on his visit to…
In an inspiring display of dedication and resilience, Nigerians worldwide have once again showcased their unwavering commitment to meaningful causes. The spotlight fell on Tech Herfrica, a social impact organization with its roots in Nigeria, during a momentous event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 16, 2023. Tech Herfrica, a trailblazing…