Tag: conflict

Empowering women affected by conflict

Women for Women International is a global organisation working to support women who have been affected by conflict and war by helping them earn and save money and improve their health and well-being. Philomena Kwao, Global Ambassador of Women for Women International joins CNBC Africa to discuss the organisation's work in Nigeria.

OpEd: How metals and minerals play a role in funding armed groups in Africa

By Clare Church, Research Officer with International Institute for Sustainable Development. The gold in our watches, the diamonds in our rings, the tin in our smartphones – all have been classified as conflict...

Benue State’s Lawrence Onoja gives update on the herdsmen, farmer’s crisis

Benue State’s Lawrence Onoja gives update on the herdsmen, farmer’s crisis

Central African Republic’s economy to grow 4.7 pct in 2017 – IMF

The International Monetary Fund said it expects Central African Republic's economy to grow 4.7 percent in 2017.

UN to focus more on conflict and crisis prevention

The Secretary-General pointed out that multilateral governance is as important in a multipolar world as in the unipolar system.

Three Islamist attacks in Somalia and Kenya in 24 hours

Al Shabaab has often launched attacks in neighbouring Kenya, saying it will continue until Kenyan forces were withdrawn.

Anger at military threatens Nigerian oil truce

The death of Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, the father of a fugitive former militant leader, could rekindle hostilities and end the ceasefire.