Monthly Archives: January 2016

More allegations of sexual abuse of children by foreign soldiers in the Central African Republic

GENEVA, Switzerland, January 29, 2016

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Friday he was extremely alarmed at continuing allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of …

IOM Builds Capacity to Combat Human Trafficking in Mauritius

GENEVA, Switzerland,

IOM Mauritius, in partnership with UNODC and Mauritius' Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions organized a US-funded training on combating human trafficking on 27 and 28 January …

Two Eritrean Refugees Die in Traffic Accident in Ethiopia

GENEVA, Switzerland,

IOM Ethiopia says that it deeply regrets the death of two refugees in a tragic highway accident that occurred on Wednesday (27/1) afternoon near Mekele in Ethiopia.

The …

Southern Africa’s food crisis in numbers

Southern Africa is facing the threat of extensive crop failures this year as a result of record low rainfall in a region in which 29 million people already don't have …

Kaddu Sebunya Elected President of African Wildlife Foundation

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 28, 2016/APO (African Press Organization)/ --

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) (www.AWF.org) announced today it has elected Ugandan native Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya to serve as its new …

Press briefing of Director for administration and human resource management

LONDON, United Kingdom, January 28, 2016

Within the framework of the 26th AU Summit, Mr. AMINE IDRISS ADOUM, Director for Administration and Human Resource Management at the AU Commission will, …