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October 24, 2017 8:29 PM School Feeding office shutdown by pro-NPP group, Burma Camp, enters day 8

The Northern Regional School Feeding programme office remains shut eight days after a pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, Burma Camp locked the office. The group have vowed not to open the office until their grievances are met, a stance that has left school children hungry. The October 16, shut down was led by Kamil Sulemana who has pointed out that monitoring 61

October 24, 2017 5:08 AM UCC develops electronic Conflict map of Ghana to facilitate peace building

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) with support from the United Nations Development Programme and the National Peace Council (UNDP) has developed an online electronic conflict mapping book of Ghana. The online book which offered detailed research document that showed the various conflicts in Ghana, the dynamics, stages and intervention approaches in peace 47

October 24, 2017 4:35 AM Clerics urge review of UN strategy ahead of Guterres visit

In Central Africa Clerics urge review of UN strategy ahead of Guterres visit Guterres is expected on Tuesday, ahead of a requested renewal in November of the UN force in CAR, called MINUSCA, which has been accused by some of passivity. "If they're just television spectators of the conflict, that won't do," Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalainga, the Catholic 102

October 23, 2017 5:02 PM EU offers 106 mln euros in humanitarian aid for Sudan

EU commissioner for the Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Managment Christos Stylianides (2ndR), pictured in July 2017, announced an aid package to Sudan, where "millions have been displaced for many, many years" The European Commission on Monday announced a 106-million-euro ($124-million) aid package for Sudan, saying around 4.8 million people needed urgent 121

October 23, 2017 2:53 AM UCC compiles electronic map of Ghana’s conflict hotspots

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) with support from the United Nations Development Programme and the National Peace Council (UNDP) has developed an online electronic conflict mapping book of Ghana. The online book which offered detailed research document that showed the various conflicts in Ghana, the dynamics, stages, and intervention approaches in peacebuilding 52

October 18, 2017 6:35 PM UN envoy meets WSahara independence leaders in bid to restart talks

The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, met leaders of an Algerian-backed independence movement Wednesday after visiting Morocco in a bid to get stalled peace talks back on track. Koehler, a former German president tasked by the United Nations in August with mediating the decades-old dispute, sat down with leaders from the pro-independence 74

October 18, 2017 3:32 PM Cultivating News and Information to Better Your Life Since 1980

Pope Francis visited the headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome Oct. 16 to mark World Food Day, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took part in the ceremony. The pope called for governments around the world to collaborate to make migration a safer and voluntary choice, arguing that assuring food security for all requires 85

October 14, 2017 9:39 PM How to Change the Future of Migration

ROME, Oct 14 2017 (IPS) - The world is on the move. More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time since the Second World War due to increased conflict and political instability, hunger, poverty, and an increase in extreme weather events linked to climate change. Such a short paragraph hardly depicts the growing drama of migration 87

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Trump's Wrecking Ball Aims at Iran Accord

His decision to undermine the nuclear deal could trigger a showdown In a bombshell announcement Friday, President Trump all but exploded the landmark 2015 accord that froze Iran's nuclear research program. Though he stopped short of canceling it outright, he declared that unless America's allies and Congress work with him to renegotiate it – something 90

October 13, 2017 10:42 PM Carter Center Preliminary statement: 2017 Liberia Presidential and Legislative Election, Oct. 12, 2017

As The Carter Center makes this preliminary report, it is important to note that the election process is ongoing, and there are still important steps to be completed before the Center can provide an overall assessment. This statement is one of five that The Carter Center has made about the process, and it only covers observations to date. Further reports 60