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U2 frontman Bono has apologised after claims emerged Sunday that workers at his ONE charity were subjected to a culture of abuse and bullying.Read More
A suspension of humanitarian operations has been extended in a remote town in northeast Nigeria where three aid workers were killed in a Boko Haram attack, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday.Read More
Lagos (AFP) A suspension of humanitarian operations has been extended in a remote town in northeast Nigeria where three aid workers were killed in a Boko Haram attack, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday. MSF and the UN pulled out their staff from Rann, on the border with Cameroon in Borno state, after the attack on March 1. The UN suspended its activities for one week until Friday. But the suspension has now been extended until Tuesday next week at the earliest, the UN in Abuja said,Read More
Humanitarian work has been suspended until next weekend in a remote town in northeast Nigeria after a Boko Haram attack killed three aid workers, the UN said on Saturday.Read More
Lagos (AFP) Humanitarian work has been suspended until next weekend in a remote town in northeast Nigeria after a Boko Haram attack killed three aid workers, the UN said on Saturday. The attack happened on Thursday evening in Rann, near the border with Cameroon, where nearly 80,000 people depend on emergency food aid and medical care. At least one other aid worker was critically injured and another three were missing. Eight Nigerian soldiers were also killed. A UN spokeswoman in Abuja, Samantha Newport, told AFP: “Operations in Rann were temporarilyRead More
Four aid workers were killed in a Boko Haram attack in the remote town of Rann, in northeast Nigeria, the UN told AFP on Friday.Read More
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) Three aid workers were confirmed killed in a Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, the UN said on Friday, in the latest violence to underscore the jihadists’ enduring threat. The world body and two security sources initially said four people were killed in the attack in the remote town of Rann on Thursday evening but later revised the death toll. Rann is located some 175 kilometres (110 miles) east of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, near the border with Cameroon and communications are difficult. A UN spokeswomanRead More
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) Boko Haram fighters killed three aid workers in a remote corner of northeast Nigeria, the UN said on Friday, forcing at least one charity to suspend vital medical support to thousands badly hit by the Islamist insurgency. The attack took place on Thursday evening in Rann, some 175 kilometres (110 miles) east of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, near the border with Cameroon. It came nearly two weeks after Boko Haram fighters abducted 110 schoolgirls from the town of Dapchi, in neighbouring Yobe state. Both incidents underlinedRead More
Donor countries will meet in April for a conference aimed at raising nearly $1.7 billion for humanitarian work in Democratic Republic of Congo, UN aid officials said Thursday.Read More

Posted On February 28, 2018By In None

Six aid workers killed in C. Africa

Unknown attackers have killed six humanitarian workers including one from the United Nations children's fund UNICEF in the northwest of the Central African Republic, the UN said Wednesday.Read More