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Ending the Unthinkable Injustice of Human Chaining

When Akanni’s mother died in early 2018, she stopped eating for three weeks. Her mood became unpredictable; she was often shouting or sulking angrily. Medicine from a local pharmacist didn’t help. At a loss for what to do to handle the trauma, Akanni’s father took her to a church in Abeokuta, Ogun state, in Nigeria. […]

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Tue, 07 Apr 2020 18:14:24 +0000


How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

A little over half of women across the globe are able to freely make choices about their sexual and reproductive health, according to a latest report based on data from 57 countries.  However, as much of the world has gone into lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, with countries implementing social distancing and restricting the […]

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Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:22:47 +0000


NGOs Pivot to COVID-19 Prevention in Refugee Camps

Linda Eckerbom Cole is the Founder and Executive Director of African Women Rising. She shuttles between Santa Barbara, California and Uganda.

The post NGOs Pivot to COVID-19 Prevention in Refugee Camps appeared first on Inter Press Service.



Tue, 07 Apr 2020 08:49:44 +0000


Green Counter-Revolution in Africa?

In 2006, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation jointly launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The African Green Revolution Forum claims AGRA is the “world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture”. The initial AGRA goals – to reduce food insecurity by half in at least […]

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Tue, 07 Apr 2020 08:30:11 +0000


The Boardwalk For Birds: Protecting Lake Victoria’s Dunga Beach Wetland

At around 11am on a Saturday, Luke Okomo arrives at Dunga Beach, on the outskirts of Kenya’s Kisumu City, and heads straight to what is known as the ‘Dunga Papyrus Boardwalk’. He pays Sh200 ($2), the daily fee for local tourists and students, and then joins a group of five visitors already taking a tour […]

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Mon, 06 Apr 2020 16:14:18 +0000


Human Rights and Compassion Must Guide Enforcement of COVID-19 Mitigation

Covid-19 infections continue to rise, bringing normal life to a virtualstandstill and causing countries to shut themselves off from the rest of the world. Increasingly, governments are turning to ever more stringent measures including curfews and lockdowns, with police and military being used to enforce those measures. Perhaps necessary as the velocity of the virus […]

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Mon, 06 Apr 2020 07:36:22 +0000


Growing Youth Activism for Environmental Protection in Africa

The mining sector in Africa is facing radical change as youth activists take action against the environmental degradation caused by mining industries. Tensions between activists and the mining industry have raised, however, concerns over human rights abuses. Kenya’s National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders reported, for instance, cases of harassment and intimidation “against at least […]

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Mon, 06 Apr 2020 06:50:48 +0000
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Nigeria visa firm owned by man on fraud charges
Mahmood Ahmadu was allegedly involved in a fake recruitment drive, which saw 16 die in a stampede.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:51:40 GMT


How coronavirus inspired a gangland truce in South Africa
A truce has broken out in the notorious, gang-infested townships around South Africa's Cape Town.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:19:47 GMT


Coronavirus: What misinformation has spread in Africa?
We look at some of the claims about coronavirus circulating in African countries.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:43:06 GMT


Covid-19: British-African doctors use #DontRush challenge to highlight NHS diversity
British-African doctors explain why they used the #DontRush challenge to highlight diversity in the NHS.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:54:16 GMT


Coronavirus: Moroccans without masks in public risk jail terms
Offenders face sentences of up to three months and a hefty fine as part of anti-Covid-19 measures.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:48:43 GMT


No celebrations but Burundi league to go on until virus spreads
Burundi's football federation introduces a series of measures as it tries to finish its league season amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 02:53:27 GMT


Rwanda genocide: Treating the trauma 26 years on
Photojournalist Chrystal Ding documented the treatment of survivors of the genocide in Rwanda.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 23:37:26 GMT


Drones in Africa: How they could become lifesavers
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says drones will become important for his nation, but can they really deliver?

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 23:24:38 GMT


Coronavirus: Africa will not be testing ground for vaccine, says WHO
Two doctors sparked outrage after suggesting a vaccine for coronavirus could be tested in Africa.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:48:27 GMT


Coronavirus: Nigerian actress Funke Akindele fined over Lagos party amid lockdown
Funke Akindele recently appeared in a public health video to raise awareness about coronavirus.

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:03:21 GMT