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Diplomats: UN Security Council to Meet Thursday on Ethiopia’s Tigray

The U.N. Security Council will meet Thursday to discuss the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray region, diplomats told AFP Tuesday. The meeting, requested by Ireland, will be held behind closed doors at midday and is not guaranteed to lead to t...
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UN Appeals for $266M to End Food Cuts to Millions of Refugees in Eastern Africa

The World Food Program and the U.N. Refugee Agency are appealing for $266 million to restore full food rations for more than 3 million refugees in Eastern Africa. Millions of refugees in camps across East Africa are not getting enough to eat. U.N. agen...
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COVAX Supplied Coronavirus Vaccinations Underway in Africa

A mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 is getting underway in Africa this week through the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative. The Ivory Coast and Ghana on Monday began vaccinating health care and essential workers with the AstraZeneca v...
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