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The United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, UN Population Fund Agency (UNFPA), released a statement on Sunday in celebration of the International Day of the Midwife. It reported the risks related to a global shortage of around one million midwives. The agency highlighted the essential role midwives play, mainly during humanitarian disasters, in preventing [...]

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday over 8.5 million Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes in Sudan since April 2023, when the internal armed conflict began. Among the displaced, 1.8 million fled across the border to South Sudan, Chad, Central African Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia and Uganda. The internal armed [...]

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Kenya and Haiti signed a security deal on Friday which will see Kenya deploy 1,00 police officers to Haiti, a country which has increasingly fallen victim to gang violence, to help restore order. Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry thanked President William Ruto and the people of Kenya for their commitment to Haitian security. Ruto pledged [...]

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The Chadian public prosecutor confirmed the death of opposition leader Yaya Dillo on Thursday at the High Court of N’Djamena, according to local news outlet Al Wihda. Dillo served as the president of the Socialist Party Without Borders (PSF), the main opposition party in Chad. His death comes amidst social unrest surrounding Chad’s upcoming presidential [...]

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The United Nations (UN) deployed peacekeepers to the northwest of the Central African Republic (CAR) after a deadly attack last week that killed 23 civilians. According to a Wednesday report from the UN, the 3R rebel group was allegedly responsible for the attack which occurred in the Nzakoundou village. The peacekeepers were sent to “strengthen [...]

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The Chadian National Commission in charge of the Organisation of the Constitutional Referendum (CONOREC) announced the new constitution will be adopted after an 86 percent vote in favour of the referendum, with a participation of 63,75 percent, in a ceremony for results proclamation Sunday. The draft of the proposed constitution was adopted in June by [...]

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