Daily Archives: May 7, 2015

News in Brief 07 May 2015 (PM)

7 May 2015 Listen / Victims of conflict in Nigeria. Photo: UNHCR Women and children facing malnutrition after fleeing Boko Haram in Nigeria Thousands of women and children in cross-border regions between Nigeria Cameroon, Niger and Chad face the prospects of malnutrition according to the World Food Programme (WFP). They have fled areas where the

UN AND AFRICA: Liberia recovering from "national nightmare"

7 May 2015 Listen / Karin Landgren. UN Photo/Mark Garten After 14 months of a “national nightmare”, the head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) says the country is on the road to recovery.Karin Landgren was recently in New York, to present a progress report on Liberia to the Security Council. It says the

‘Gruelling’ lean season ahead for areas of Sahel impacted by Boko Haram violence – UN agency

7 May 2015 – Thousands of women and children in regions where Boko Haram violence has spilled into Cameroon, Niger and Chad, face a gruelling lean season and worsening malnutrition, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today. “Women displaced by conflict have lost their husbands, walked for days to safety and rely on

British Columbia Poultry Producers Receive Support to Get Back to Business

May 7, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley, and Darryl Plecas, MLA for Abbotsford South, will be in Abbotsford on Friday, May 8, to make an announcement in support of the B.C. poultry industry. Announcement Speech Date Friday, May 8, 2015 Time 1:00 p.m. (local