Daily Archives: July 3, 2020

Komet Announces Closing of Previously Announced Transaction Regarding the Sale of the Dabia Sud Property in Mali

MONTREAL, July 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Further to its news release dated May 15, 2020 announcing the entering into of a binding letter of intent, Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”; TSX-V: KMT) is pleased to announce that it has closed, on July 2, 2020 (the “Closing Date”) its previously announced transaction relating to the

Komet annonce la clôture de la transaction précédemment annoncée concernant la vente de la propriété de Dabia Sud, au Mali

MONTRÉAL, 03 juill. 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Suite à son communiqué de presse du 15 mai 2020 annonçant la conclusion d’une lettre d’intention contraignante, Ressources Komet Inc. (« Komet » ou la « Société »; TSX-V: KMT) est heureuse d’annoncer qu’elle a conclu, le 2 juillet 2020 (la « date de clôture »), la transaction précédemment annoncée concernant la vente de

EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa: New assistance package to support vulnerable groups and address COVID-19 in North Africa

Today, as part of the EU’s global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the EU – through its Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) – has adopted a new assistance package to protect migrants, stabilise local communities and respond to COVID-19 in North Africa. This package includes €80 million in new funds as well as €30

WFP complements Kenya Government emergency response with food for 9,000 families

NAIROBI – The World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food to 9,000 families affected by floods in Garissa, Mandera, Tana River, and Turkana counties in coordination with the National Disaster Operations Centre, the Ministry of Devolution and ASALs, and county governments. This complements other food distributions funded and managed by national and county governments. With

Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogues on violence against children and on children and armed conflicts

The Human Rights Council this afternoon held separate interactive dialogues with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children, and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and armed conflict. Najat Maalla M’jid, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children, noted that the measures taken in response to the COVID-19

Protecting agro-pastoral livelihoods: a case of Kerio ward, Turkana County

ACTED is supporting the establishment of desert locust surveillance and control teams, supporting the efforts in ensuring that the desert locust invasion is controlled effectively in six affected counties in Kenya, including Turkana. In the affected areas, desert locusts pose a great risk to food security, not only for people but for their livestock as

United Nations in West and Central Africa Concerned Over Increased Vulnerabilities of Migrants Amid COVID-19

Dakar – The Regional United Nations Network on Migration together with the Regional UN-SDG COVID-19 Executive Committee in West and Central Africa are concerned with the wellbeing of millions of migrants across the region amid the COVID-19 crisis. While they face the same health threats from COVID-19 as any other human being, migrants may be

COVID-19 emergency response – Africa Region situation report #8, 2 July, 2020

• World Vision is concerned about the impact that the COVID-19 health crisis will have on the poorest and most vulnerable, and the risk it poses to already stretched basic social services and pre-existing high levels of food insecurity and malnutrition. This is especially the case amongst refugee and internally displaced populations. • We are

Governance Implications of Epidemic Disease in Africa: Updating the Agenda for COVID-19 (April 2020)

African countries have much experience with epidemics of communicable diseases. Nonetheless, certain aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic are new; for example its impacts on the global economy, and the extreme restrictions on social interaction that are recommended as mitigation measures. Other aspects of the pandemic are familiar; for example high levels of illness that overwhelm