3,000 sheep die after live exports rejected by Saudi Arabia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Around 3,000 sheep sent back from Saudi Arabia by ship to Sudan have died of hunger and thirst according to a Sudanese government minister. Some drowned on the voyage. Läs mer…

If Britain looked anew, it could learn so much about the arts from Africa | Afua Hirsch

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The UK cultural sector, so obsessed with being ‘world leading’, is standing on the brink. It needs to broaden its gaze It’s a painful time to tell stories about Läs mer…

Namibia rejects German compensation offer over colonial violence

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Namibia has rejected an German offer of compensation for the mass murder of tens of thousands of indigenous people more than a century ago. German occupiers in Namibia almost Läs mer…

'Entire families are arriving at our shores': Covid drives Tunisian exodus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration and development Italy is facing an influx of people trafficked on fishing boats, desperate to escape Tunisia’s deepening economic crisis Increasingly, entire families from an array of social Läs mer…

Social media users inspire outrage against Egypt's alleged sexual abusers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Egypt Survivors who say alleged assailants go unpunished have begun publicly shaming them online Women chant slogans during a protest in Cairo in 2014. Social media has become the Läs mer…

‘It’s hard to believe it when everything’s against you’: the rise of Melbourne’s African diaspora rap scene

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hip-hop ‘It’s hard to believe it when everything’s against you’: the rise of Melbourne’s African diaspora rap scene In the years since its launch party ended in violence, 66 Läs mer…

'Our dead are buried there': Ebo logging decree sparks anger in Cameroon

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A Cameroonian government decree allowing logging in a forest that is home to some of the world’s most endangered species has sparked outrage among local communities and conservation groups. Läs mer…

Covid to displace more than a million across the Sahel, new tool predicts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus is predicted to push more than 1 million people from their homes across the Sahel, creating havoc in an already highly fragile region, according to new forecasting software. Läs mer…

Emergency in Mauritius after oil spill – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A tanker leaking tonnes of oil off the coast of the Indian Ocean island is breaking up, threatening ecological disaster Oil drifts ashore after the MV Wakashio, a Japanese-owned, Läs mer…

Mauritius calls for urgent help to prevent oil spill disaster

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil spills Stranded oil tanker is breaking up, threatening even greater ecological devastation Oil drifts over coral reefs from the MV Wakashio, a Japanese-owned carrier ship that ran aground Läs mer…

Macron condemns 'cowardly' killing of aid workers in Niger

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Emmanuel Macron has condemned as “cowardly” the killing of seven aid workers – six French and one Nigerien – and a guide by suspected jihadists at a wildlife reserve Läs mer…

Damaged ship leaking oil off Mauritius could break up, says PM

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oil spills Growing oil spill from MV Wakashio threatens ecological and economic disaster Oil leaking from the MV Wakashio, which ran aground off the south-east coast of Mauritius. Photograph: Läs mer…

Fighting for breath: how the medical oxygen industry is failing African hospitals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Sub-Saharan hospitals are dependent on costly oxygen from multinational suppliers. As Covid-19 spreads, doctors are being forced to make terrible choices Medical oxygen in sub-Saharan Africa is Läs mer…

Six French aid workers and two locals killed in ambush in Niger wildlife park

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gunmen on motorcycles killed six French aid workers, a Nigerien guide and a driver in a wildlife park in Niger on Sunday, officials said. The group were attacked in Läs mer…