Seven men bailed following suspected hijack of oil tanker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seven Nigerian men detained after British special services stormed an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight have been bailed, police have said. The raid was carried out by Läs mer…

Opposition leaders allege fraud in Tanzanian elections

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Claims of stuffed ballot boxes and agents being prevented from accessing polling stations Opposition leaders in Tanzania have accused authorities of stuffing ballot boxes to ensure victory for the Läs mer…

'We have a right to be at the table': four pioneering female peacekeepers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twenty years after a landmark UN resolution, leading figures share insight on women’s vital role in mediating conflict In October 2000, the UN security council adopted resolution 1325 – Läs mer…

#EndSars, abolish Ice: the trans activist resisting police violence in Nigeria and the US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Arriving as a teenager, Ola Osaze was shocked by how the US treats Black LGBTQ+ migrants. Today he fights for their rights amid an international uprising Trans freedom fighters: Läs mer…

'Try again next time': my three visa rejections

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I am a western visa rejection expert. Three times – even though I work at an airport. But I am mostly a literary reject, a reality which also, somehow, Läs mer…

Wole Soyinka to publish first novel in almost 50 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wole Soyinka has used his time in lockdown to write his first novel in almost 50 years. The Nigerian playwright and poet, who became the first African to win Läs mer…

'We are drinking sewage water': Zimbabwe shortages threaten thousands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It is 6am on a Saturday and residents of Sizinda, a poor suburb in Bulawayo, have begun their desperate hunt for water. The taps at home dried up three Läs mer…

Comic Relief stops sending celebrities to African countries

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Comic Relief will stop sending celebrities such as Ed Sheeran or Stacy Dooley to make promotional films in African countries, after deciding the approach reinforces outdated stereotypes about “white Läs mer…

‘Old and unsafe’ cars sent to developing world fuelling air pollution, report finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Millions of used motor vehicles exported from the US, Europe and Japan to developing countries are of poor quality and are contributing significantly to air pollution, according a new Läs mer…

Tanzanian president accused of repression on eve of election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opposition leaders in Tanzania have accused the government of undermining democracy and curtailing fundamental freedoms on the eve of elections in which John Magufuli, one of Africa’s most controversial Läs mer…

Sudan government denies Rift Valley fever outbreak despite reports of deaths

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An outbreak of Rift Valley fever has killed dozens of people and infected more than 1,000 in Sudan’s Northern state, according to local doctors. Doctors told the Guardian the Läs mer…