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Opera announces Victor Moses as brand ambassador in Africa

This coincides with Opera’s recent announcement to invest $100 million USD (30 billion Nigerian nairas) in Africa Opera (Opera.com) is kicking off a partnership with football professional Victor Moses, Chelsea starter and Nigerian national team star player. Moses will be the brand ambassador of Opera Mini (APO.af/oO85qy), the most popular browser …

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“Tragic milestone”: 1 in 5 South Sudanese children now refugees

South Sudan’s intensifying humanitarian crisis now means that a “tragic milestone” has been reached, with more than a million children forced to flee the country. UNICEF‘s Chief of Communication in South Sudan, Tim Irwin, said it represented a “generation on the brink of catastrophe”. Monday’s joint statement from the UN …

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As rainy season starts, UN health agency warns of cholera outbreak in drought-hit Somalia

Somalia is suffering from the largest cholera outbreak in the past five years and the number of people killed is expected to double by the end of June, the United Nations health agency. The UN World Health Organization (WHO) reported close to 32,000 cases of cholera, including 618 deaths, since …

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UN food agencies urge Governments to step up food action in African countries facing famine

Unless urgent action is taken to feed people in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, more than 20 million people will not find enough food to eat, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today warned. “Many people have already died,” UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Director-General …

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Nigeria: Welcoming release of 82 Chibok girls, UN urges support for their rehabilitation

Welcoming Saturday’s release of 82 of the schoolgirls abducted from the Nigerian town of Chibok by the Boko Haram insurgent group three years ago, the United Nations has called for continued global support for the country’s efforts to release, rehabilitate and reintegrate all Boko Haram victims. “We appeal to all …

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Lorch Foundation Bursaries for International Students at Cranfield University in UK, 2017

Lorch Foundation is offering Bursaries for international students at Cranfield University. Bursaries are available for international students to pursue full-time master’s course in water. Cranfield University is a British postgraduate and research-based public university specialising in science, engineering, technology and management. If students are an international student they will need …

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Companies face rising liability losses around environmental, cyber, product defect and recall risks

Allianz report: Companies face rising liability losses around environmental, cyber, product defect and recall risks     ·        Allianz analysis of 100,000 claims reveals top causes of liability loss for businesses: defective product/ work quality issues, crashes and human error. ·        Increasing potential for …

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