Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

UN Appeals for $1.3B for South Sudan Refugees, Host Countries

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency and partners are appealing for $1.3 billion to assist more than two million South Sudanese refugees and five major countries hosting them — Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

After …

2 Kidnapped Westerners Found Alive in Mali

An official of the United Nations mission in Mali says two people who were kidnapped in Burkina Faso in December 2018 have been released.

Mission officials say the Canadian woman and the Italian man were found near Kidal, in northern …

2 Seychellois test positive for COVID-19 as globe-sweeping virus reaches island nation

Two Seychellois who arrived in Seychelles from Italy have tested positive for the COVID-19, the Public Health Commissioner said on Saturday.

In an interview on SBC television, Jude Gedeon said, “This morning we learned that two Seychellois who came in …