Skip to Content

Home / 2021 / March / 03

Daily Archives: March 3, 2021

Central African Refugees Being Moved Away From Dangerous Border Areas in DR Congo

The U.N. refugee agency is rushing to relocate thousands of Central African refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo away from the dangerous border areas to safer sites farther inside the country. An estimated 92,000 refugees from the Central Afri…

Democracy, Liberty Declining Worldwide, Freedom House Report Finds

During 2020, freedom around the world declined for the 15th straight year, according to Freedom House in its annual country-by-country assessment of political rights and civil liberties.The group now says fewer than one fifth of the world lives in “ful…

Large-Scale Kidnappings in Nigeria’s North Threaten Education

Nigeria has one of world’s highest numbers of out-of-school children, 13.2 million, according to the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF). A wave of school kidnappings has worsened the situation, with some state authorities closing down boarding schools in th…