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Innovative Business Models, Critical for African Governments to Unlock Carbon Markets
With current efforts to boost Africa’s carbon credit production by 2030, experts believe the commitments will require Governments to switch from a voluntary to a compliance market by generating renewable energy for a portion of national and regional electricity supplies. The compliance market in Africa, according to experts, is critical for countries to establish a […]

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 11:59:07 +0000

Nigerian Women Challenge ‘Colonialist’ Patriarchy
Bukes Saliu wakes up very early every workday to beat the gruesome Lagos traffic to head to a job quite unusual for a woman to engage in Nigeria. She is a forklift operator in one of the busy depots in the coastal city, a task traditionally meant for men in the West African country. In a country […]

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 10:15:51 +0000

Zimbabwe’s Food Security Ambitions in El Niño’s Crosshairs
Zimbabwe is riding a wave of food security assurances after what officials said was last year’s bumper grain harvest, but recent El Niño forecasts could test the country’s agriculture production ambitions. The devastating phenomenon could further bring the spotlight on Zimbabwe’s disaster preparedness as the country has, over the years, received early warnings of impending […]

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 08:44:01 +0000

African Coups and Resource Rights
When the heads of state of all United Nations members spoke in front of the UN General Assembly last week, a number of African leaders were not able to attend, having been removed from office in military-led coups. On the surface, these nations do not share many similarities outside of geography and colonial histories. Consider […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:22:50 +0000

The Ocean Offers Rich Solutions for Climate Change
For the people of Seychelles, the ocean is more than just a source of livelihood. It is also a way of life. About 80% of our homes and infrastructure are located along the coast and those homes and infrastructures are impacted by the ocean in various ways. We depend on our ocean and we need […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 14:01:44 +0000

The Bitter-Sweet Sides of Uganda’s Oil and Gas Development
French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) are moving with pace in the development of oil and gas projects with a potential investment portfolio estimated at more than USD 15 billion. IPS looks at the project’s human rights record for the compensation of affected communities. The development of oil […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 06:36:34 +0000

Why Root Crops Are the Future of Food Security in Africa
Despite the dominance of the “Big Three” cereal crops and a steady rise in meat consumption, an overlooked food sector is projected to become ever more central to Africa’s food security and rural economic growth between now and 2050. Over the next three decades, the remarkable yet humble yam, sweetpotato, cassava and other roots are […]

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 17:53:50 +0000
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South Sudan Faces Growing Health and Hunger Crisis   
The World Health Organization warns that soaring rates of severe malnutrition, acute hunger, and deteriorating health conditions are threatening the lives and well-being of millions of people in South Sudan with the situation set to worsen as the climate crisis kicks in. “South Sudan is a country where you see the overlap and compounding impact of conflict, climate crisis, hunger crisis, and disease outbreaks that have been going on for several years,” said Liesbeth Aelbrecht, WHO incident...

Sun, 01 Oct 2023 10:10:09 -0400

Mali Army Says New Fighting With Separatist Rebels in North
The Malian army said on Sunday that new fighting had broken out in the north between the military and armed rebel groups, the latest in a series of attacks on the army in the troubled West African country. The army reported on social media "intense fighting" against "terrorists" in the early hours of the morning, in the area of Bamba which separatist rebels claimed to have taken control of. The rebels said they had seized the northern locality in a social media message...

Sun, 01 Oct 2023 07:23:29 -0400

Libya's Eastern Government Postpones Derna Reconstruction Conference
Libya's eastern authorities Sunday announced the postponement of a reconstruction conference for the flood-hit city of Derna that had been planned for October 10 but was met with international skepticism. The event was put off until November 1-2 to "offer time for the submission of effective studies and projects" for the reconstruction effort, the committee charged with planning the meeting said in a statement. The divided country's eastern administration last month...

Sun, 01 Oct 2023 06:57:48 -0400

Senegalese Navy Stops Two Migrant Boats Carrying 272 People
The Senegalese Navy said it had intercepted two wooden boats carrying 272 would-be migrants Friday 100 kilometers (60 miles) off the coast of the capital Dakar.  Seven children and 16 women were among the passengers who were taken back to a navy base in Dakar, it said in an online post Saturday.  It shared a photo of a brightly painted fishing vessel on the open ocean, overloaded with people with no shelter from the elements.  Thousands of migrants brave the hundreds of miles of ocean...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 19:42:26 -0400

Canada’s ReconAfrica Violated Namibia’s Laws
A parliamentary investigation in Namibia found that Canadian oil exploration company ReconAfrica violated several of the country’s laws and that its local partner deceived and misled the public about the value of its shareholdings on various international stock exchanges. Despite the findings, ReconAfrica has been allowed to continue exploring for oil. Vincent Marenga, a ruling party member of Namibia’s Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources, told VOA that the committee’s...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 12:18:37 -0400

VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, Sept. 24-30
Editor's note: Here is a look at immigration-related news around the U.S. this week. Questions? Tips? Comments? Email the VOA immigration team: What Happens to Immigration if US Government Shuts Down? With congressional leaders gridlocked over the nation’s budget and the deadline to pass spending bills fast approaching, the federal government could shut down on October 1. And that could affect some immigration services and visa programs. If the federal...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 09:04:24 -0400

Food Prices Rising Due to Climate Change, El Nino, and Russia's War
How do you cook a meal when a staple ingredient is unaffordable?  This question is playing out in households around the world as they face shortages of essential foods like rice, cooking oil and onions. That is because countries have imposed restrictions on the food they export to protect their own supplies from the combined effect of the war in Ukraine, El Nino's threat to food production and increasing damage from climate change.  For Caroline Kyalo, a 28-year-old who works in a...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 03:01:15 -0400

Shelters for Migrants Fill Up Across Germany as Attitudes Toward Newcomers Harden
Dozens of people from around the world lined up on a sunny morning this week in front of a former mental health hospital in Berlin to apply for asylum in Germany. There were two older women from Moldova. A young man from Somalia sat next to them on a bench. A group of five young Pakistanis chatted loudly, standing behind two pregnant women from Vietnam. The newcomers are among more than 10,000 migrants who have applied for asylum in the German capital this year, and are coming at a time...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 03:00:45 -0400

Burkina Junta Leader: Security First Before Promised Elections
The leader of Burkina Faso's military junta on Friday said promised elections would only be held once the security situation permits, as hundreds of his supporters rallied in the capital on the first anniversary of the coup. Supporters gathered at the Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou waving Burkinabe flags. Some held signs with pictures of the young interim president, Captain Ibrahim Traore. Traore grabbed power Sept. 30, 2022, ousting the leader of another coup who had overthrown...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 00:45:36 -0400

South Sudanese Advocates: Harsh Media Environment Has Chilling Effect
John Wulu is the manager and chief editor of Top FM, a radio station in Juba, South Sudan’s capital. He says journalists broadcasting stories that shed light on corruption face intimidation and threatening phone calls from unidentified individuals. Wulu said most media houses in the country have a hard time working on in-depth reports due to a lack of access, censorship and harassment — at times coming from South Sudan security operatives. "Reporting security issues is a red line...

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 00:20:17 -0400

Four More Officials Held After Libya Flooding Disaster 
Libya's prosecutor general has ordered the arrest of four more officials, bringing to 12 the number held as part of an inquiry into this month's flood that killed thousands.  Flooding caused by hurricane-strength Storm Daniel tore through eastern Libya on September 10, leaving at least 3,893 people dead and thousands more missing.  The seaside city of Derna was the worst hit in the flash flood, which witnesses likened to a tsunami. The water burst through two dams and washed...

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 21:10:06 -0400
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Nigeria's President Tinubu increases wages as national strike looms
The rise is far short of the demands of trade unions angered by the sharp rise in cost of living.

Sun, 01 Oct 2023 18:58:08 GMT

Cardiff Half Marathon: Vincent Mutai and Mestawut Fikir win 2023 titles
Vincent Mutai is the men's winner and Mestawut Fikir triumphs in the women's race at the 2023 Cardiff Half Marathon.

Sun, 01 Oct 2023 14:48:06 GMT

Mali crisis: Fierce fighting erupts after Tuareg rebels kill 'more than 80 soldiers'
Tuareg rebels attack a northern town as the UN mission continues its withdrawal from Mali.

Sun, 01 Oct 2023 14:11:21 GMT

Reverse migration: Why I'm moving from France to Algeria
Journalist Maher Mezahi writes that despite his immigrant father's cynicism, he fell in love with Algeria.

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 23:23:49 GMT

Victor Osimhen and Napoli: 'The love for him is fake in Italy'
Napoli said they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stopped short of publicly apologising to him.

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 08:15:01 GMT

Migrants celebrate and dance after being rescued
Male migrants from Syria, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Egypt danced after being rescued off the coast of Libya.

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 04:01:47 GMT

Six dead and 15 trapped in Zimbabwe gold mine collapse
Rescue efforts are under way to reach those who became trapped when a shaft at a gold mine collapsed.

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 02:52:01 GMT

Sudan conflict: Living in Cairo, longing for Omdurman
The BBC's Mohamed Osman writes about his emotional return after war forced him to flee.

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 23:34:59 GMT

Marathon record breaker Tigst Assefa, her coach and experts on historic run
After smashing the world record in Berlin, Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa, her coach and marathon experts answer three key questions on the evolution of the event.

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 17:11:52 GMT

Pastor Daniel: Claims that a Christian preacher has the power to tame lions are false
The viral video has spread to many countries in Africa, but does not show a church pastor taming lions.

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 15:13:43 GMT