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COVID-19 Worsens Mozambique’s Hunger

High fuel prices and transportation costs isolated Mozambique's farmers from one of their biggest markets while the country’s growing debt and economic crisis strained the budgets of many. But restrictions imposed by President Filipe Nyusi’s government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened food security as farmers have been unable to get their produce to market. This is the first in a two-part series.

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:21:39 +0000


The Exploitative System that Traps Nigerian Women as Slaves in Lebanon

“I need help, right now I cannot walk properly,” trafficking victim Nkiru Obasi pleaded from her hospital bed in a video she posted online. The young Nigerian woman had been injured in the Aug. 4 Beirut blast, which ripped through the Lebanese capital, killing 190 people injuring a further 6,500 and damaging 40 percent of […]

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Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:54:09 +0000


Preserving Food Security in Africa’s Urban Areas

In Torit State, southern South Sudan, Margaret Itto is one of the farmers in Africa’s youngest country who have invested heavily in agriculture. But she is not able to access the lucrative market for her produce in the capital Juba simply because of poor roads. “Road infrastructure in this country is a big hindrance,” said […]

The post Preserving Food Security in Africa’s Urban Areas appeared first on Inter Press Service.



Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:56:48 +0000


Failing Africa’s Farmers, Starving the Continent

African organizations are demanding answers after a recent report found that Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) strategies have failed spectacularly to meet its goals of increasing productivity and incomes for millions of small-scale farming households by 2020 while reducing food insecurity on the continent. The theme for the tenth annual African Green […]

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Tue, 08 Sep 2020 13:37:01 +0000


COVID-19: Lessons from the Losses

If countries considered Universal Health Coverage (UHC) a central policy in their health systems, the COVID-19 has surely demonstrated the need for its urgent and widespread roll out. The pandemic has upended world systems in a manner that no scientists or sophisticated global intelligence could have foreseen. Having been tapped to join the World Health […]

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Mon, 07 Sep 2020 17:14:12 +0000


Mozambique Reels from Repeated Attacks on Press Freedom

While Mozambique was recently rattled by an arson attack on a local media organisation, experts say that it’s only a part of a worrying pattern of continuous attacks on the media in the country. On Aug. 23, unknown attackers set on fire the office of a weekly newspaper Canal de Moçambique that had recently published […]

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Fri, 04 Sep 2020 08:37:38 +0000


Nobel Laureates and Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action to Prevent COVID-19 Child Rights Disaster

Regina Njagi’s four children, aged between 11 and 17, have not benefitted from online learning since the COVID-19 led to the closure of all schools in Kenya, earlier in March. With the closure, Njagi lost her job as a teacher at a local private school. “As a widow, these are desperate times for me. I […]

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Fri, 04 Sep 2020 07:47:59 +0000
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Sierra Leone women's footballers welcome life-changing equal pay
Sierra Leone women's international footballer Rashidatu Kamara aims to complete her college degree after equal pay boost.

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:45:00 GMT


Chad officer briefly freed by family in court fracas
The military officer had just been sentenced for murder when relatives hauled him out of the dock.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:23:00 GMT


To code-switch or not to code-switch?
Many black people feel that they have to code-switch when entering white majority spaces.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:44:00 GMT


Coronavirus in Kenya: From salon to sewer worker
Some of those who lost their jobs amid the pandemic are being paid to clean up their neighbourhoods.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:03:11 GMT


LGBT in Africa: 'Persecution at home made me an immigrant'
Faced with persecution, LGBT members in Africa are often left with no choice but to seek asylum in other countries.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 06:38:04 GMT


The Nigerian filmmakers risking jail with lesbian movie Ife
The film board in Nigeria, where same-sex relationships are banned, says the film violates strict laws on homosexuality.

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:04:41 GMT


Coronavirus in Africa: Explaining the bogus 'viral blockers' worn by some politicians
BBC Africa explains the facts behind 'protective badges' that some politicians have been wearing.

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 23:03:17 GMT


Nigeria's slave descendants prevented from marrying who they want
Campaigners fight to overturn customs and a caste system that discriminates against some Igbo people.

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 23:14:14 GMT


Letter from Africa: Behind Ghana and Nigeria's love-hate affair
Why the current tensions over the closure of some Nigerian-owned shops in Ghana should come as no surprise.

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 23:51:13 GMT


Nigeria's opportunity for return of Benin Bronzes
With European museums on the back foot following Black Lives Matter protests, the emphasis moves to Nigeria.

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 23:51:41 GMT