Sahel security crisis ‘poses a global threat’, Guterres warns

“If nothing is done, the effects of terrorism, violent extremism and organized crime will be felt far beyond the region and the African continent”, said Secretary-General António Guterres, in his remarks issued by his Spokesperson’s Office. A...

18 million in Africa’s Sahel on ‘the brink of starvation’

Food insecurity is set to reach its highest level since 2014, warned the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Lean season in the #Sahel is approaching. Millions of people are being driven to the fringes of survival. • In Burkina Faso, Chad,...