U.S. Commits $102m to Humanitarian Needs in Northeast, Lake Chad

[Guardian] Abuja -The United States has announced an intervention of $102 million for humanitarian assistance to Nigeria to address health, shelter and food security needs of people who were affected by terrorism in the Northeast and Lake Chad region.

[Guardian] Abuja -The United States has announced an intervention of $102 million for humanitarian assistance to Nigeria to address health, shelter and food security needs of people who were affected by terrorism in the Northeast and Lake Chad region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

INEC Receives 111,302 PVCs, Distributes 20,779 in Katsina

[This Day] Katsina -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State Thursday said it has received 111,302 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from its national headquarters, Abuja for onward distribution to eligible voters in the state.

[This Day] Katsina -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State Thursday said it has received 111,302 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from its national headquarters, Abuja for onward distribution to eligible voters in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Katima Residents Lament Late Rubbish Removal

[Namibian] Residents of Choto compound at Katima Mulilo say they are forced to live in unhygienic conditions for months because the town council does not collect rubbish on time.

[Namibian] Residents of Choto compound at Katima Mulilo say they are forced to live in unhygienic conditions for months because the town council does not collect rubbish on time.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Electoral Irregularities Point to 2018 Electoral Fraud

[Kubatana.net] With the July 30 date for the 2018 elections fast approaching, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) joins calls for the leveling of the playing field ahead of the harmonized elections.

[Kubatana.net] With the July 30 date for the 2018 elections fast approaching, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) joins calls for the leveling of the playing field ahead of the harmonized elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Always Looking At the Sky’ – Life Amidst Somalia’s Flood Waters

[IRIN] After enduring a year of drought and then the heaviest rainfall in over three decades, more than 750,000 Somalis must now figure out how to secure food and shelter and deal with emerging health risks. Last month, Somalia’s government and the UN …

[IRIN] After enduring a year of drought and then the heaviest rainfall in over three decades, more than 750,000 Somalis must now figure out how to secure food and shelter and deal with emerging health risks. Last month, Somalia's government and the UN appealed for $80 million to help people affected by flooding in the south and centre of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia