Tags : African Union

‘282 Million Africans Malnourished’

The United Nations in a report has said that the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic heightened global hunger in African countries. The UN noted that this global hunger accounted for 282 million malnourished people in the African continent. The report titled, ‘UN report: Pandemic year marked by spike in world hunger, Africa posting biggest jump, […]Read More

UNICEF Orders 220 million COVAX For African Countries

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has signed an agreement with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV to supply an additional 220 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine to all 55-member states of the African Union by the end of 2022. This agreement would increase the total number of doses to 400 […]Read More

ECOWAS, AU Suspends Mali Over Second Coup In 9 Months

The African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have suspended Mali’s membership with immediate effect following a second military coup in nine months. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was the first to suspend Mali from the regional bloc on Monday, May 31, 2021. The decision was announced […]Read More

Nigeria Deploys 144 Police Officers To Somalia

144 Police Officers from Nigeria arrived in Somalia on Sunday, April 18, in an African Union security aid mission. According to a report by CGTN Africa, the AU mission said the arrival of the new contingent is a major boost to law and order efforts, as they will be working in concert with their Somali […]Read More