Category Archives: General

Somalia: Refugee returnees to Somalia (as of 31 December 2019)

This figure includes Voluntary Repatriation from Kenya (84,974) and Assisted Spontaneous returnees from Yemen (5,087) as well as 1,470 returnees from other countries such as Djibouti (822), Libya (459), Sudan (143), Eritrea (34), Angola, Tunisia, Gambia, China, Cambodia and others. Somali refugees from these or other countries who return spontaneously …

Angola honours WHO Representative at end of mission

In a ceremony held in the capital Luanda under the leadership of the Minister of Health, Silvia Lutucuta, members of Government and health sector partners paid tribute to Dr. Hernando Agudelo, World Health Organization’s (WHO)s outgoing representative in Angola.

For seven years as WHO country representative, Hernando Agudelo successfully led …

Winning community trust in Ebola control

Why is Ebola taking so long to end? a fierce-looking man in a community meeting outside Butembo town in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) wants to know.

Listening to community concerns such as these, Hamadou Boiro, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) social anthropologists team leader, …

UCKG might shut down activities in Angola

Luanda The director of the national institute for religious affairs (INAR), Francisco Castro Maria, admitted last Tuesday in Luanda the possibility that the authorities might close down the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Angola, in case it is proved the accusations made by top members of …