ECOWAS Ministers to deliberate on persons without nationalities

The Government of Cote d’Ivoire and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) would jointly host the first Ministerial Conference on Statelessness in West Africa from February 23 to 25, in Cote d’Ivoire. Statelessness is a situation whereby an individual residing in a state is denied all the ...

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Ebola-ravaged communities in Guinea to benefit from food security

Tens of thousands of people in rural areas of Guinea, worst-hit by the Ebola epidemic, would receive training on how to prevent the spread of the disease and support in producing food and generating income. This was attained through an agreement involving the World Bank, the Government of Guinea and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. ...

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Video: Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste gives first interview, call for release of fellow journalists held by Egypt

• In his first interview since being freed, Peter Greste calls on Egypt to release Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy • Says there was a mix of emotion boiling inside when he was released In his first interview since being freed from an Egypt jail after 400 days in captivity, Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste called on the Egyptian authorities ...

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