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Conflicts and weather expand list of countries needing food aid

| June 7, 2018

Rome - Global food supply conditions remain broadly ample, but conflicts continue to acutely aggravate and prolong severe food insecurity. Adverse local weather conditions have also raised the number of countries requiring external assistance for food, according to FAO's new …

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AFRICA DAY: A STEP TOWARDS VISION 2063 – SOUTH AFRICA PRES RAMAPHOSA

| May 26, 2018

PRETORIA-- In marking Africa Day, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the adoption of the Continental Free Trade Area shows the commitment by African leaders to follow in the footsteps of its forebears and unite in achieving the continent's development goals.

We …

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S.Africa riots force new president to hurry home

| April 20, 2018

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday returned early from a summit in London to rush to the scene of violent demonstrations in North West province, where at least 23 people have been arrested.

Ramaphosa, who took power in February, …

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(Im)migration News Roundup, April 15-21

| April 20, 2018

Editor's note: With four people working on (im)migration stories every day, we still struggle to keep up with all the relevant news. So, we wanted a way to keep you updated with the top immigration stories every week � the …

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Opening 2018 Coordination, Management Meeting, Economic and Social Council Elects Members, Fills Outstanding Vacancies to Subsidiary Bodies

| April 17, 2018

The Economic and Social Council today began the coordination and management meetings of its 2018 session with the election of members to a number of subsidiary bodies.

It elected members to, and filled outstanding vacancies on, the following bodies: Committee …

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