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Moonbug s’associe à Showmax pour étendre davantage sa présence mondiale

Cinq programmes de Moonbug débarquent sur le principal service de diffusion panafricain LONDRES, 15 avril 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Moonbug, une société mondiale de divertissement qui développe et distribue du contenu pour les enfants amusant et basé sur des valeurs, a annoncé aujourd’hui un partenariat avec Showmax, le principal service panafricain de vidéo à la demande […]

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Nigeria’s Displaced Camps Among Most Vulnerable to Coronavirus   

 More than a decade of Boko Haram militant attacks have displaced over two million Nigerians in the north, with hundreds of thousands living in internally displaced people’s camps. Medical experts worry the camps lack the spacing and sanitary conditions to prevent an outbreak of coronavirus, which has so far infected more than 370 people in Nigeria and killed 10.  In an orphanage for displaced children, Samuel Adamu, 16, […]

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COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

New York – The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and years to come.  Income losses are expected to exceed $220 billion in developing countries. With an estimated 55 per cent […]

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All Efforts Must Aim at Common Enemy, Secretary-General Tells African Group, Warning Continent Could Suffer Greatest Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks in a virtual meeting with the African Group, in New York today: I would like to start by expressing my full solidarity with the people of Africa and with your Governments in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  The crisis has wide-ranging implications, and the United Nations and African […]

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The Trump Administration’s Decision to Freeze Funding for the World Health Organization Will Make the Coronavirus Pandemic Much Worse

The Trump administration is freezing United States funding to the World Health Organization. This will hurt the World Health Organization. But more importantly, it will harm the millions of people around the world who are served by the WHO’s day-today work, including children in poorer countries who rely on the WHO for vaccines, people in […]

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COVID-19: Urban poor to benefit from palliatives – Humanitarian Affairs Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Sadiya Farouq says the Ministry will now focus on the urban poor as it carries out with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the distribution palliatives to cushion the effects of COVID-19 on Nigerians. The Minister announced this while briefing State House Correspondents. She said: “You are aware that […]