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  1. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  2. Lake Chad: Climate Change Fuels Social Instability

    19 May 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany An intensive two-year period of interdisciplinary research across Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has resulted in a comprehensive report, released on May 13, that examines the conflicts in th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2019 - 11:00

  3. Sahel States Adopt $400 Billion USD Climate Investment Plan

    2 Mar 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Eleven countiris of the Sahel region, Niger, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Sudan, Mali, Benin, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ivory Coast and Mauritania, have committed a budget of approximately $40 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2019 - 08:00

  4. $5 Billion USD Needed To Support Lake Chad Basin Areas Afflicted By Boko Haram Insurgency

    12 Feb 2019- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent N'DJAMENA, Chad The Chairman of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), Suleiman Adamu, has said that non-payment of contributions by member-nations to the Commission has become a “recurring issue” that is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2019 - 08:07

  5. EIB Loan Supports Nachtigal Hydro Plant In Cameroon

    26 Nov 2018- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Yaounde, Cameroon The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a $57 Million USD loan to Nachtigal Hydro Power Company of Cameroon to support construction of a $1.4 Billion USD, 420 MW hydropower project o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 06:48

  6. Nigeria Prez Calls For Lake Chad Recharge To Stem Emigration

    29 Oct 2018- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 10:17

  7. Cholera Hits Strife-torn Northeast Of Nigeria

    26 Sep 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Abuja, Nigeria A recent cholera outbreak in the northeast of Nigeria has killed nearly 100 people in recent weeks, and recorded cases in the states of Yobe and Borno has exceeded 3,000 as the region continues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2018 - 09:27

  8. Cameroon: Eximbank China to Fund Second Phase of Water Supply Project

    22 Mar 2018- 05:49 by Local Press Report YAOUNDE Business In Cameroon On March 16, 2018, Paul Biya signed a decree habilitating the economy minister Alamine Ousmane Mey to borrow CFA53.4 billion for the second phase of the water supply project which shoul ...

    Local Press Report - 03/22/2018 - 05:49

  9. Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2018 - 11:31

  10. IFC to Finance Cameroon’s Largest Hydroelectric Dam

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will finance the largest hydropower dam in Cameroon, the 420-megawatt Natchtigal Dam, which will be built some 65 kilometers from the capital, Yaou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  11. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  12. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  13. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  14. UNHCR, Partners Seek $500 Million for Nigeria, Central African Republic Relief Efforts

    27 Jan 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The UN refugee agency and its partners this week appealed to donor nations for more than $500 million USD to assist hundreds of thousands of people fleeing conflicts in Nigeria and the Centra ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:48

  15. Nigerian Army Warns of New Boko Haram Plan to Poison Water Sources

    26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The Nigerian Army over the weekend announced that it had uncovered a plot by members of militant Islamist group Boko Haram to poison water sources in the northeastern part of the country. In a s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2015 - 10:16

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