Tag Archive: Food Shortages
Press Review 44: 27 October – 2 November 2014
Manus Island asylum seeker writes to UN in bid to access healthcare. Merkel calls for aid to Syrian refugees. Italian navy says it will continue refugee rescue mission despite plan to scrap it. Syria's neighbours risk 'host-country fatigue'. 29,000 asylum cases still unresolved from 2007, say MPs. Australia pushes on with asylum seeker deterrence. Please return home, Interior CS Joseph ole Lenku tells refugees. Nearly 25 million food insecure in Sahel. Harrowing video shows scene of bloody devastation after Syrian army allegedly drops two banned 'barrel bombs' on refugee camp, killing up to 75 people. South Sudanese refugees face flooding and difficult dynamics in Ethiopia. CAR: The search for justice. Mozambique: Divided CNE Declares Frelimo Victory. Nigeria: 41 Boko Haram Members Beheaded in Biu. 20 killed in renewed clashes in Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp. President Michael Sata’s body returns to Zambia as political rivals jockey for position. Burkina Faso crisis: Army 'must give power to civilians'. SA man tested for Ebola. South African peacekeepers ambushed in Sudan. South Africa's health system shuns asylum seekers.
Press Review 40: 29 September – 5 October 2014
Nauru asylum seekers sew lips shut in protest over Cambodia transfer. Basic needs unmet for UK asylum-seekers. Somalia battles al-Shabab for Galgala mountains. DRC ex-militiamen, relatives starve to death. Rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo slow to disarm. Libya aid push constrained by insecurity. Boko Haram video shows Abubakar Shekau alive. Analysis: South Sudan at a crossroads. Ebola outbreak: 'Five infected every hour' in Sierra Leone. Now hunger threat shadows Ebola in West Africa. Somali troops 'capture key port town' from al-Shabab. Court defends rights of foreigners. Prepared for permits says SA.
Press review 31| 28 July to 03 August 2014
Asylum seekers: Australia asks India to interview Tamils held in WA Congo-Brazzaville: Congo Brazzaville Deports 140,000 DRC Citizens Africa: WFP Chief Warns of Africa Food Shortages Uganda court annuls anti-homosexuality law Ebola outbreak: US experts to head to West Africa Somali MP shot dead outside mosque by al-Shabab South Africa: 'Homophobic Police Attack' to Be Investigated South Africa pledges to mitigate possible consequences of new immigration regulations