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Huge moment for Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace prize

It’s one of the world’s most prestigious honours, and has been awarded to Ethiopia’s prime minister in recognition of his inspired leadership across the Horn of Africa. But the award also comes at a time when his domestic policies and credibility are under increasing strain.

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Sat, 12 Oct 2019 13:56:35 +0000


Africa’s Mineral Wealth May Just have to Stay in the Ground to Protect a Changing Climate

As a result of climate change, resource extraction industries in Africa will be impacted by asset stranding, researchers say. “Stranding implies that several natural assets are going to become commercially unviable around the world as a result of climate change and the inability of countries to exploit them,” said Vanessa Ushie, manager of the policy […]

The post Africa’s Mineral Wealth May Just have to Stay in the Ground to Protect a Changing Climate appeared first on Inter Press Service.



Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:26:47 +0000


South Sudan’s Authorities Allow Serious Human Rights Abuses to Flourish and go Unpunished – Report

Human rights movement Amnesty International has accused South Sudanese authorities for lack of independence as they have allowed allowing human rights abuses, war crimes and crimes against humanity to go unpunished. In a report released today, Oct. 7, Amnesty noted that despite investigation committees and various reports that are compiled on the violence that resulted […]

The post South Sudan’s Authorities Allow Serious Human Rights Abuses to Flourish and go Unpunished – Report appeared first on Inter Press Service.



Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:36:12 +0000


Q&A: Holistic Land Management – Only a Movement can Prevent Desertification

Desertification is not cheap. It has social, cultural, environmental and of course economic costs to reverse what it destroys. According to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) the scourge of desertification is costing the global economy up to 15 trillion dollars annually, making it urgent to restore degraded land to mitigate climate change. […]

The post Q&A: Holistic Land Management – Only a Movement can Prevent Desertification appeared first on Inter Press Service.



Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:50:01 +0000


Investments to Cushion African Countries against Climate Shocks Not Enough

African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina unveiled millions of dollars of new pledges at the United Nations this week amid growing fears of climate change ravaging the continent and derailing anti-poverty targets. At a gathering of world leaders in New York, Adesina disclosed commitments on tackling global warming, a massive solar energy project in […]

The post Investments to Cushion African Countries against Climate Shocks Not Enough appeared first on Inter Press Service.



Fri, 27 Sep 2019 12:16:23 +0000


Oceans in Crisis as they Absorb the Brunt of Climate Change

Warnings of strong winds, high waves and reduced visibility along the East African coastline are increasingly common. But local fisher folk like Ali Sombo from Kwale County, situated along Kenya’s Indian Ocean Coastline, don’t always heed the warnings by the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) to stay clear of the open sea during rough waters. “We […]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019 12:31:50 +0000


Climate Emergency: A Humanitarian Call to Action


Avril Benoît is the executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières in the United States (MSF-USA)

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019 07:33:07 +0000
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Eritrea - where ATMs are unknown and Sim cards are like gold dust
A BBC team gets rare access to Eritrea, often described as one of the most repressive states in Africa.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:06:17 GMT


Cyril Ramaphosa on 'damaging' South African xenophobic attacks
President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent xenophobic attacks were "damaging" to South Africa.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:04:52 GMT


Tunisia election: Kais Saied to become president
Conservative Kais Saied takes 73% of the vote in a run-off election against a media mogul.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:53:16 GMT


Senegal beat Ghana on penalties to win Wafu 2019
Goalkeeper Pape Saidou Ndiaye is the shootout hero as the Teranga Lions finally win a first international final in front of their own fans.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:05:35 GMT


Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:25:50 GMT


Sexual violence in South Africa: 'Our cops are supposed to protect us'
Norma Ka Mbele tells her story, amid protests over high rates of sexual violence in South Africa.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:08:11 GMT


2021 Africa Cup of Nations: The Gambia, Chad, South Sudan and Sao Tome advance in qualifying
The Gambia and Chad both need penalties to reach the group phase of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying as South Sudan and Sao Tome e Principe secure aggregate wins.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:46:01 GMT


Brigid Kosgei breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's marathon record
Brigid Kosgei claims a new women's marathon world record in Chicago, beating the time set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:19:45 GMT


Sylvia Gathoni: Kenya's pro-gamer taking on the world
Sylvia Gathoni on finding her winning streak in the high-stakes arena of e-sports.

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 04:43:53 GMT


Seeking a music star in Rwanda... and finding one
For record producers, finding new musicians is a constant quest but for this couple, the hunt took them far.

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 23:05:38 GMT