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A report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) says 22 people have allegedly been murdered in central Ivory Coast, during attacks on passengers travelling on motorbikes or in commercial vehicles, since December 2011.
The World Bank has said it’s giving big support towards Ivory Coast’s reconstruction process.
It has already given Ivorian authorities a financial package of about 125 billion CFA Francs.
Plan International has said ‘’aid efforts to fight hunger in Niger ‘’is being complicated’’ by the large influx of refugees fleeing fighting in northern Mali, with cases of malnutrition already appearing in the western region of Tillaberi hosting over 20,000 refugees.
Rape and domestic violence are said to be on the rise in Mauritania.
According to a demography health survey, large percentage of the female population in the country is being married before the age15.
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordination office has launched a consolidated international donor appeal for US$ 121,577,279 for Liberia for 2012.The United Nations Humanitarian Coordination office has launched a consolidated international donor appeal for US$ 121,577,279 for Liberia for 2012.
Togo’s population has nearly doubled in the last thirty years, with more women than men, according results of the general population census just released in the capital, Lome.
“Thinking people and listening leaders” is said to be the philosophy behind an upcoming three-day national conference on development and transformation in post-war Sierra Leone.
The government of Ivory Coast has launched a campaign to combat child rape in the country, following a recent upsurge in rape cases of children under five by men above age 30.
“Beauty pageantry is absolute exploitation of the girl child,” a Sierra Leonean Muslim cleric, Sheikh Fuad Fomba has said in the capital, Freetown. But his assertion has been challenged by the reigning Miss Sierra Leone, Kadija Mansaray.
Sierra Leone will be holding a national conference on development and transformation on the 27th and 28th January.