Africa: U.S Defense Secretary Reiterates Commitment to African Partners
on September 30, 2023 at 8:07 am
[ANGOP] Luanda — The United States of America (USA) is deeply committed to ensuring that Africa enjoys all the protections of international rules and standards that promote security and prosperity.
Africa: Science Skepticism Fuels Vaccine Hesitancy, Climate Denial
on September 29, 2023 at 1:36 pm
[allAfrica] Climate change and vaccine hesitancy pose serious threats to public health
Africa: UN and Africa’s Disproportionate Representation
on September 29, 2023 at 11:04 am
[Daily Trust] The United Nations (UN), established in 1945, has persistently proclaimed its mission to foster peace, security and international cooperation. Nevertheless, a careful exploration of its structural foundation, particularly the configuration of its Security Council, illuminates an unsettling narrative of inequality. This imbalance is glaringly evident when we scrutinise the representation of Africa, a continent consisting of 55 sovereign nations. Despite playing a substantial role in global peacekeeping
Africa: Popularity of Coups Means Democracy Failing in Africa – Goodluck Jonathan
on September 29, 2023 at 11:01 am
[Leadership] Former president Goodluck Jonathan has called on African leaders to identify gaps and seek to understand why democracy has failed to guarantee peace and economic growth for their citizens.
Africa: Going Nowhere Slowly At the UN General Assembly’s Annual Debate
on September 29, 2023 at 10:02 am
[ISS] At this critical juncture in world affairs, the general debate should have featured more solutions and better leadership.
Africa: Mother Nature Cambodia Receives the Prestigious Right Livelihood Award for Protecting Nature and Standing up for Democracy
on September 29, 2023 at 8:35 am
[Rights Livelihood] STOCKHOLM – Mother Nature Cambodia, a youth-led environmental rights organisation, is among the recipients of this year’s Right Livelihood Award for their fearless activism. They protect Cambodia’s natural resources and stand up for human rights and democracy in the face of a growing government crackdown.
Africa: Tobi Bakre Is ‘Slum King’ in Africa Magic’s New Original Crime Series
on September 29, 2023 at 4:47 am
[Premium Times] The story follows a young boy who witnesses his family’s murder after he forgets to lock their door overnight.
Africa: Innovative, Sustainable Funding Needed to Deal with Neglected Tropical Diseases
on September 28, 2023 at 12:02 pm
[allAfrica] Gaborone — Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect over a billion people worldwide. These diseases, like Mycetoma and African trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness are preventable and treatable, but if untreated they can debilitate, disfigure, and kill. Despite affecting so many people, especially in underdeveloped countries, budgets for NTD-related programs are often limited. Of the 1 billion people worldwide affected by NTDs, an estimated 40% live in 47 African countries.
Africa: WAFCON 2024 Qualifiers: Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire Eliminated
on September 28, 2023 at 11:43 am
[CAF] Cameroon, four-time finalists of the TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, will not play in next year’s tournament in Morocco after being eliminated by Kenya on Tuesday.
Africa: Identifying Opportunities for Sustainable Financing for Neglected Tropical Diseases
on September 28, 2023 at 11:26 am
[allAfrica] Gaborone — During the World Health Organization’s 73rd Africa Regional Committee held in Botswana, AllAfrica’s Nontobeko Mlambo spoke to Thoko Elphick-Pooley, Executive Director of Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) to discuss progress made in eliminating NTDs in Africa.
Africa: Xenophobia Rears Its Ugly Head in South Africa
by firstname.lastname@example.org (HRW) on September 28, 2023 at 9:57 am
[HRW] South Africa has been grappling with sporadic and sometimes lethal xenophobic harassment and violence against African and Asian foreign nationals living in the country, including refugees, asylum seekers, and both documented and undocumented migrants.