Daily Archives: February 8, 2019

Madagascar measles, Venezuela aid, and a dodgy data deal: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

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MSF rejects claims it didn’t follow plans to avoid Yemen bombing

Daily News 08 / 02 / 2019

Juncker Plan now set to trigger around €380 billion in investments across Europe

The Juncker Plan is now expected to trigger around €380 billion in investments across Europe. Following this …

Madagascar measles, Venezuela aid, and a dodgy data deal: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

On our radar

MSF rejects claims it didn’t follow plans to avoid Yemen bombing

State of California Tackles Drought with IoT & Blockchain

The Freshwater Trust, IBM Research and SweetSense Inc. aim to make groundwater usage sustainable

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Freshwater Trust (TFT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to

IGAD Executive Secretary Meets AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development

11 January 2019, Nairobi, Kenya: The Executive Secretary of IGAD today paid a courtesy call on the Rt. Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga as the African Union High Representative for …

President Sahlework Confers with WHO Director-General

Addis Ababa President Sahlework Zewdie met with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom today.

Briefing journalists about his discussion with the president, Tedros said they conferred on the health …

Ethiopia: Ex-official pleads not guilty to fomenting ethnic violence

ADDIS ABABA, A former Ethiopian administrator pleaded not guilty to charges of instigating ethnic violence in an eastern region, where a government investigation found authorities presided over a litany of …

Ethiopia: Ex-official pleads not guilty to fomenting ethnic violence

ADDIS ABABA, A former Ethiopian administrator pleaded not guilty to charges of instigating ethnic violence in an eastern region, where a government investigation found authorities presided over a litany of …

Political Will Critical in Implementing the Ratified Integration Agreements

Addis Ababa Political will, particularly removing non-tariff barriers and reduce time and cost of cross border transaction, is critical in implementing the ratified agreements of economic integration, African Development Bank …

UN Chief Praises African Generosity Toward Migrants, But Solutions Elusive

WASHINGTON Joshua Belete saw Libya, in North Africa, as a stopover, one leg in a journey that would lead to a better life in Europe.

But like thousands of other …