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Coronavirus: African Union member states report COVID-19 cases as of March 20, 2021, 9 a.m. ET

Coronavirus – Rwanda: COVID-19 update (March 19, 2021)African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,158,923), deaths (109,444) and recoveries (3,667,946) by region: Central (114,426 cases; 1,911 deaths; 100,654 recoveries): Burundi (2563; 3; 1.155), Cameroon (38.988; 588; 34.887), RCA (5.075; 64; 4.938), Chad (4.380; 157; 3.864), Congo (9.564; 134; 7.898), DRC (27.356 ; 726; 24,361), Equatorial Guinea (6,666; 100; 6,121), Gabon (17,711; 106; 15,495), Sao Tome and Principe (2,123; 33; 1,935) Is (455,106; 8,275; 342,619): Comoros (3,665; 146; 3,471), Djibouti (6,501; 63; 6,040), Eritrea (3,118; 7; 2,865), Ethiopia (183,863; 2,618; 145,687), Kenya (118,889; 1954; 89,388), Madagascar (22,113; 340); 20,851), Mauritius (803; 10; 590), Rwanda (20,681; 287; 19,143), Seychelles (3,616; 16; 3,055), Somalia (9,925; 414; 4,420), South Sudan ( 9,809; 106; 8,215), Sudan (30,989; 1,959; 23,583), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,625; 334; 15,133) North (1,222,852; 34,766; 1,073,689): Algeria (124,970; 3,053; 80,515), Egypt (194,127; 11,512; 149,256), Libya (150,341; 2,487; 137,073), Mauritania (17,570; 446; 16,863), Morocco (491 019; […]

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118 Nigerians stranded in Libya arrive in Abuja

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has announced the return of 118 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya. NIDCOM, in a post on Twitter, said the returnees who arrived in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday include 51 males, 41 females, 17 children, and nine infants. READ ALSO: ‘Chamber not marketplace’, Gbajabiamila berates Reps who...

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New Libyan executive authority sworn in

New Libyan executive authority sworn inLibya’s newly selected executive branch was sworn in on Monday before the House of Representatives (parliament) in the eastern city of Tobruk, Libyan National Television reported. The new executive authority, which consists of the Council of the Presidency and the Government of National Unity, was sworn in at an official session of Parliament. In a speech during the session, Aguila Saleh, Speaker of the House of Representatives, urged the new executive authority to spare no effort to achieve national reconciliation, improve the country’s economy and prepare for the elections. which will be held later this year. The UN-sponsored Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) recently selected a new executive authority for the North African country, which was welcomed by all Libyan parties. Moahmmed Menfi has been appointed President of the Presidency Council along with the new Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah. Dbeibah’s government won the confidence of the House of Representatives […]

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Coronavirus: Rwanda vaccinates refugees and asylum seekers against COVID-19

Coronavirus: Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio Engages Development Partners and Diplomatic Community on COVID-19 Vaccination Deployment StrategiesAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the lives and rights of refugees, UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, welcomes the Rwandan government’s vaccination this week against 416 refugees – one of first countries in Africa to do so. Almost a year since the first case of COVID-19 recorded in the country and as part of Rwanda’s national vaccination campaign, the Rwandan Ministry of Health has vaccinated 224 refugees residing in the center of the transit mechanism of Emergency (ETM) in Gashora and 192 refugees in six refugee camps working on the front lines of the pandemic as community health workers and cleaners or security guards in refugee camp clinics. Some 230,000 people in Rwanda have been vaccinated against COVID-19, a week after the start of a nationwide campaign. “We welcome the inclusion of refugees by Rwanda in its response to the pandemic,” said Clementine Nkweta-Salami, director of UNHCR’s regional […]

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The head of the UN Assembly welcomes the approval of the interim government of Libya.

The head of the UN Assembly welcomes the approval of the interim government of Libya.By Harrison Arubu President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Volkan Bozkir, “warmly welcomed” the approval of Libya’s interim unity government. The country’s House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the cabinet of interim Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dbeibah after two days of intense debate. According to an agreement negotiated by the UN, the transitional government is to lead the country through elections, scheduled for December 24. In a tweet, Bozkir said he hoped lawmakers’ decision would help “heal divisions and put Libya on a stable track” for the December elections. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) also congratulated the interim government and the Libyan people for the vote. At the reporters briefing in New York, the UN spokesperson said UNSMIL applauded the House of Representatives for coming together to defend the interests of their country and their people. “The Mission affirms that Libya now has a real opportunity […]

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Coronavirus: African Union member states report COVID-19 cases as of March 7, 2021, 9 a.m.ET

African Union Member States reporting Ebola virus disease update (March 6, 2021)African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,955,148), deaths (105,490) and recoveries (3,533,574) by region: Central (106,319 cases; 1,815 deaths; 93,354 cures): Burundi (2,299; 3; 1,155), Cameroon (35,714; 551; 32,594), CAR (5,021; 63; 4,920), Chad (4,111; 140; 3,579), Congo (9,179; 131 ; 7,898), DRC (26,468; 712; 22,432), Equatorial Guinea (6,329; 96; 5,737), Gabon (15,254; 88; 13,495), Sao Tome and Principe (1,944; 31; 1,544) East (417,462; 7,748; 323,952): Comoros (3,596; 146; 3,410), Djibouti (6,134; 63; 5,931), Eritrea (2,944; 7; 2,436), Ethiopia (165,029; 2,420; 137,785), Kenya (108,362; 1,874; 87,550), Madagascar (20,155; 300); 19,543), Mauritius (625; 10; 588), Rwanda (19,509; 267; 17,810), Seychelles (2,950; 15; 2,610), Somalia (8,041; 294; 3,932), South Sudan ( 8,677; 102; 4,317), Sudan (30,479; 1,895; 22,797), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,452; 334; 15065) North (1,177,769; 33,494; 1,037,905): Algeria (114,012; 3,012; 78,886), Egypt (185,922; 10,954; 143,575), Libya (137,482; 2,236; 124,712), Mauritania (17,309; 442; 16,656), Morocco (485,974; 8,676; […]

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Coronavirus: African Union member states report COVID-19 cases as of March 7, 2021, 9 a.m.ET

African Union Member States reporting Ebola virus disease update (March 6, 2021)African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,955,148), deaths (105,490) and recoveries (3,533,574) by region: Central (106,319 cases; 1,815 deaths; 93,354 cures): Burundi (2,299; 3; 1,155), Cameroon (35,714; 551; 32,594), CAR (5,021; 63; 4,920), Chad (4,111; 140; 3,579), Congo (9,179; 131 ; 7,898), DRC (26,468; 712; 22,432), Equatorial Guinea (6,329; 96; 5,737), Gabon (15,254; 88; 13,495), Sao Tome and Principe (1,944; 31; 1,544) East (417,462; 7,748; 323,952): Comoros (3,596; 146; 3,410), Djibouti (6,134; 63; 5,931), Eritrea (2,944; 7; 2,436), Ethiopia (165,029; 2,420; 137,785), Kenya (108,362; 1,874; 87,550), Madagascar (20,155; 300); 19,543), Mauritius (625; 10; 588), Rwanda (19,509; 267; 17,810), Seychelles (2,950; 15; 2,610), Somalia (8,041; 294; 3,932), South Sudan ( 8,677; 102; 4,317), Sudan (30,479; 1,895; 22,797), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,452; 334; 15065) North (1,177,769; 33,494; 1,037,905): Algeria (114,012; 3,012; 78,886), Egypt (185,922; 10,954; 143,575), Libya (137,482; 2,236; 124,712), Mauritania (17,309; 442; 16,656), Morocco (485,974; 8,676; […]

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Human Trafficking!! How I Was Lured To Libya For Prostitution – Victim Reveals

An alleged victim of human trafficking, Frasanna Adejoke, on Monday narrated before a Federal High Court in Ibadan how she was lured to Libya for prostitution. Adejoke, who was testifying...

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UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Libya, Ján Kubiš, continues engagement with Libyan interlocutors

UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Libya, Ján Kubiš, continues engagement with Libyan interlocutorsLast evening, Special Envoy Ján Kubiš had a substantive telephone interview with President-appointed by the Presidency Council, Mr. Mohammed al-Manfi, and discussed the way forward for holding a session of confidence vote of the House of Representatives. He reaffirmed the Security Council’s support for the results of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum. On February 9, the President of the Security Council issued a statement in which he said: “The Security Council welcomes the agreement reached by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) on a new unified interim executive authority responsible for to lead the country to elections. ” The Security Council also called on the interim executive authority to quickly agree on the formation of a new inclusive government, as outlined in the roadmap approved by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum in Tunis, and to make the necessary preparations before the national presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for December 24, […]

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Libya’s Minister Escapes Assassination Attempt

  The powerful interior minister of Libya’s unity government survived an assassination attempt Sunday, an aide said, sparking fears of resurgent violence despite UN-led peace efforts. Fathi Bashagha’s convoy “was fired on from an armoured car while he was on the highway” near the capital Tripoli, seat of the Government of National Accord (GNA), a … Continue reading Libya’s Minister Escapes Assassination Attempt Read Full Story

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Appeals from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help save the lives of more than half a million displaced and vulnerable migrants in Niger

Appeals from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to help save the lives of more than half a million displaced and vulnerable migrants in NigerNiger, one of the most active migrant transit countries in the Sahel region, faces multiple emergencies. COVID-19, continuing security threats and generations of deep-seated poverty have contributed to a growing humanitarian crisis, with more than half a million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and their host communities in need of essential services. Another 135,000 vulnerable migrants also need assistance in Niger in 2021. In order to provide much-needed assistance, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) today requests $ 121 million to provide essential support to migrants, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities in 2021. The continuous returns of migrants from Algeria, as well as migratory movements through Niger, to and from Algeria and Libya, leave migrants without shelter, food, water and healthcare. In addition to these essential humanitarian interventions, IOM is equally committed to promoting stability and social cohesion among host communities, internally displaced persons and migrants. Despite the official […]

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Special Envoy Ján Kubiš makes his first visit to Libya and meets with Libyan officials in Tripoli

Special Envoy Ján Kubiš makes his first visit to Libya and meets with Libyan officials in TripoliThe Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ján Kubiš arrived in Tripoli yesterday, on his first visit to Libya after his appointment, to meet with officials Libyans and stakeholders in different parts of the country. Special Envoy Kubiš, accompanied by the Assistant Secretary General (ASG) and UNSMIL Coordinator, Raisedon Zenenga, and the ASG / Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Georgette Gagnon, met today with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Siyala, Vice President of the Presidential Council (PC) Ahmed Mitig and PC member Abdulsalam Kajman, who congratulated him on his appointment and offered their full support to the Special Envoy in his mission, as well as in the work of the United Nations. They discussed a wide range of issues, including national and international dynamics in light of the successful outcome of the Libyan Political […]

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Coronavirus: African Union member states reported COVID-19 cases as of February 16, 2021, 6 pm EAT

Coronavirus: African Union member states reported COVID-19 cases as of February 16, 2021, 6 pm EATAfrican Union member states (55) reporting oases (3,760,854), deaths (98,962) and recoveries (3,305,491) of COVID-19 by region: Central (94,750 cases, 1,668 deaths, 79,592 recoveries): Burundi (1,849, 3, 1,155), Cameroon (31,394, 474, 29,501), CAR (4,997, 63, 4,908), Chad (3,664, 131, 3,182), Congo ( 8,419; 122; 7,012), Democratic Republic of the Congo (24,386; 655; 15,544), Equatorial Guinea (5,694; 86; 5,426), Gabon (12,865; 75; 11,750), São Tomé and Príncipe (1,482; 19; 1,114). Eastern (381,925, 7,199, 305,867): Comoros (3,358, 132, 2,911), Djibouti (5,981, 63, 5,865), Eritrea (2,566, 7, 1,914), Ethiopia (147,825, 2,209, 128,946), Kenya (103,014, 1,795) ; 85,250), Madagascar (19,598; 292; 18,915), Mauritius (601; 10; 554), Rwanda (17,484; 239; 15,125), Seychelles (1987; 9; 1,534), Somalia (5,273; 154; 3,876), South Sudan (5,710; 79; 3,769), Sudan (27,956; 1,858; 22,485), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,063; 331; 14,545). North (1,132,445; 31,549; 982,699): Algeria (110,802; 2,945; 76,108), Egypt (174,426; 10,050; 135,349), Libya (128,036; 2,051; 111,864), Mauritania (16,996; […]

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Libya: Security Council urges interim leadership to prepare for December polls

Libya: Security Council urges interim leadership to prepare for December pollsThe UN Security Council on Tuesday called on the new interim leadership of Libya to swiftly form an inclusive Government and make necessary preparations for December’s presidential and parliamentary elections.  Last week, the 74-members of the UN-led Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) chose an interim Prime Minister and President of its new executive council, charged with leading the country to elections, planned for 24 December this year.  In a Presidential Statement, issued by the representative of the United Kingdom, Council President for February, the Security Council welcomed the agreement “as an important milestone in the Libyan political process” and urged the interim leadership “to improve services and launch a comprehensive national reconciliation process”.  Withdraw all foreign forces, mercenaries  The 15-member Council called on all parties to implement the October 2020 ceasefire agreement in full, urging UN Member States “to respect and support the full implementation of the agreement, including through the withdrawal of all foreign forces […]

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Ján Kubiš takes up functions as the UN Secretary-General Special Envoy For Libya, stresses UN commitment to a stable, prosperous, sovereign and unified Libya

Ján Kubiš takes up functions as the UN Secretary-General Special Envoy For Libya, stresses UN commitment to a stable, prosperous, sovereign and unified LibyaAs he assumed functions yesterday, the UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ján Kubiš continued his interactions with Libyan interlocutors, following his telephone calls with President of the Presidency Council Mr. Fayez Serraj and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Mohammed Siala the day before. He held telephone conversations with Mr. Agila Slaeh, the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and discussed the current situation, following the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) meeting in Switzerland and the way forward, including convening the HoR soon. Special Envoy Kubiš held telephone conversations with Mr. Mohammad Younes Menfi, President of the Presidency Council designate and Mr. Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah, Prime Minister designate. They discussed the way forward to ensure a smooth transition of power to the new unified interim executive authority. Mr. Kubiš noted the intention of the Prime Minister designate […]

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