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More than 40 million people are trapped in modern-day slavery worldwide, the UN reports

Despite scientific and technological advances over the past century, more than 40 million people worldwide continue to be victims of modern-day slavery, the International Labor Organization (ILO) reported, showing that countries made little or no progress in stopping forced labor. "Modern slavery is used as an umbrella term covering methods such as forced labor, indebtedness, forced marriage and human trafficking. It mainly refers to situations of exploitation that a person cannot refuse or leave due to…

About 235 million people worldwide need emergency aid by 2021, warns the UN

A global need for humanitarian aid has risen to unprecedented levels this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN humanitarian office said on Tuesday, as the outbreak has exacerbated the risk of many famines threatening many continents, in addition to global conflict challenges, forced migration and the effects of global warming. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimated in its latest annual global humanitarian survey that $ 35 billion would be needed for aid in 2021,…

Not less than eight individuals have been killed in a suicide assault in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Not less than eight individuals have been killed and several other others injured in a suicide bombing at a busy restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia on Friday evening, police mentioned. The assault passed off close to Mogadishu airport in a well-liked restaurant usually visited by authorities and safety authorities. In line with medical sources, not less than 10 individuals have been injured within the assault and rushed to hospital for therapy. Ismail Mukhtar Oronjo, a spokesman for the Somali…

A minimum of seven individuals have been killed in a suicide assault in Somalia’s Mogadishu

A minimum of seven individuals have been killed and a number of other others injured in a suicide bombing at a busy restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia on Friday evening, a police officer stated. The assault happened close to Mogadishu airport in a preferred restaurant usually visited by authorities and safety authorities. Mogadishu police officer Abdifatah Hassan instructed Anadolu Company (AA) that at the very least seven individuals have been killed within the assault. In line with medical sources, at…

young people angry at the tragedies of emigration

A march in honor of the victims of illegal emigration was organized on Saturday 21 November in Dakar by associations united in the collective "480", referring to the number of migrants who died at sea in one week at the end of October, according to the NGO emergency telephone. One hundred people marched in silence to urge authorities and citizens to respond.…

voters or not, the displaced people of Kaya put their hopes in the vote

The campaign continues in Burkina Faso with a view to the presidential and legislative elections on Sunday 22 November. According to the UN, the country has about one million displaced people, of which almost half (more than 400,000) currently live in the north-central region, the Kaya region, about 100 kilometers from the capital. They will be able to vote where they are ... but not all. Reportage.…

in Gondar, the people were mobilized to support the war effort

The government-led offensive against Tigray province has now been going on for six days. The fighting took place 700 km north of the capital Addis Ababa, without an estimate of the number of casualties due to the cut in telecommunications. Bombings are underway against the TPLF party's positions, the prime minister assures. South of the front line, populations are mobilized to support the war effort.…

World Mental Health Day: in Kenya, mentally ill people are locked up by their families

On World Mental Health Day, Saturday 10 October, NGO Human Rights Watch released a report. Globally, 792 million people have a mental health problem - one in 10 people and one in five children. And yet governments spend less than 2% of their health budget on mental health. In Kenya, there are only two psychiatrists per Million inhabitants. As a result, patients find themselves locked up, bound, or…

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