Onize Ohikere

Onize is WORLD's Africa reporter. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and earned a journalism degree from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Onize resides in Abuja, Nigeria. Follow her on Twitter @onize_ohiks.

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Yemen’s deepening crisis

International | Aid workers worry a terrorism designation could make things worse
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/14/21, 06:42 pm

As 2020 drew to a close, aid workers in war-torn Yemen painted a stark future for the coming year: More than half of all Yemenis could go hungry in 2021, with some 5 million people one step closer to famine. The United Nations’ Humanitarian Response Plan from last year only received about half the funds it needed while needs continue to grow.

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Associated Press photo by Achmad Ibrahim

Indonesia continues search after deadly plane crash

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/11/21, 10:55 am

More than a dozen helicopters, 53 navy ships, and 2,600 rescue workers resumed their search on Monday for the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet. The Boeing 737-500 jet crashed into the Java Sea after it went off radar minutes after departing from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta during heavy rain on Saturday with 62 people on board. Rescue workers have recovered plane parts and human remains, but no survivors.

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Associated Press photo by Achmad Ibrahim

Indonesia continues search after deadly plane crash

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/11/21, 03:18 am

More than a dozen helicopters, 53 navy ships, and 2,6000 rescue workers resumed their search on Monday for the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet. The Boeing 737-500 jet crashed into the Java Sea after it went off radar minutes after departing from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta during heavy rain on Saturday with 62 people on board. Rescue workers have recovered plane parts and human remains, but no survivors.

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