Deputy Chief of Staff of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Vincent Houver, has said that persons with disabilities are amongst the most marginalised groups in conflict and emergency contexts around the world. .
Lack of effective border control and tensions over limited available resources are currently making Tillabéri a volatile area.
Current trade and technological conflicts between the world’s largest economies are reviving trade protectionism. At the same time, non-tariff measures (NTMs) and trade-affecting regulations, have risen in recent years, according to UNCTAD data.
In countries across Africa, internal displacement remains a significant problem with more than 17.8 million people being displaced by conflict and violence. Women and children constitute the vast majority of those affected.
Alleged unwholesome activities of a petrochemicals corporation operating in Rivers State, Nigeria’s oil and gas capital are fueling a disturbing unease in Eleme Local Government Area of the big oil-polluted state.