East Africa Food Security Outlook, October 2020 – May 2021

KEY MESSAGES • Protracted conflict, long-term macroeconomic challenges, the economic impacts of COVID-19, weather shocks, and desert locust are causing deterioration in acute food security outcomes in much of the region. Compounding the impact of other shocks, COVID-19 movement restrictions have disrupted demand for labor, export commodities, and services, constrained physical access to income sources, […]

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UNSOM Quarterly Newsletter ISSUE #17 | December 2020

HIGHLIGHTS • International partners call for ongoing dialogue among Somali leaders • Somalia Partnership Forum takes stock of country’s progress, identifies priorities • UN Special Representative briefs Security Council on the situation in Somalia • Somali government and international partners meet to improve security and rule of law • International partner representatives visit Somalia’s Federal […]

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OKEx announces mainnet launch of OKExChain – and how to earn its native OKT token

VICTORIA, Seychelles, Dec. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKEx (www.okex.com), a world-leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, is thrilled to announce the launch of OKExChain mainnet. Unlike other exchange chains, OKEx wanted to embody blockchain’s core qualities of openness and decentralization in OKExChain. After more than 10 iterations on the testnet and exhaustive ongoing development, this vision […]

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Weekly Epidemiological Update (29 December 2020)

Global epidemiological situation Globally in the past week, over 4 million new cases were reported. Although this is a 12% decrease compared to the previous week, this and other short-term trends in data should be interpreted with caution over the end-of-year holiday season, as numbers may be influenced by presentation, testing and reporting delays. New […]

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