[IPS] United Nations -One month on since the Global Compact for Migration was approved, civil society has highlighted the need to turn words into action, supporting those who have been displaced or forced to migrate as a result of environmental degradation.
[IPS] United Nations -While the modern agricultural system has helped stave off famines and feed the world’s 7 billion residents, the way we eat and produce food is posing a threat to future populations’ food security.
Nigeria’s government has warned about an increase in violence before next month’s elections, accusing the main opposition of trying to foment unrest to jeopardise the vote.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Social media platforms can continue to gather information about former users by monitoring as few as eight of their one-time contacts, the study found
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“Internal trafficking is often overlooked, and in some countries completely ignored,” said special rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Language barriers and fears of deportation are preventing asylum seekers and migrants accessing medical care in Europe, with some governments denying them treatment altogether, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The number of migrants drowned while trying to reach Europe this year has hit 200, according to migration charities, after two dinghies sank trying cross the Mediterranean.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kuala Lumpur -Critics say the tidying-up guru’s latest series had revealed a gender divide, with men feeling less concerned about and accountable for domestic mess
South Africa’s Leandra Smeda signs for Swedish club Vittsjo GIK after impressing at the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ghana.
Kenyans are gathering at a church to mourn some of the 21 victims of the Islamic extremist attack in Nairobi last week.
Barcelona B and Senegal defender Moussa Wague apologises for sending off and says racist insults led to the red card.
[Foroyaa] A Gambian journalist Sulayman Bah has made the cut for AIPS’ top ten best journalists for Africa in the area of telling sports stories.
The Zimbabwean president has received sharp criticism for the way security forces brought the fuel protests to a halt
[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -Concerns about the supply side of food systems are shifting from insufficient production and supply, to issues likely to affect food production in the medium and long term, such as water risks, global warming and environmental consequences.
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE number of organisations employing artificial intelligence (AI) have grown by 270 percent over the past four years despite talent shortages in the sector.
[Daily Maverick] Scientists appointed by the UN’s top climate change advisory group are in Durban helping to compile a series of new reports, culminating with the publication of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) in 2021. Professor Hoesung Lee, the UN’s top climate change official, was upbeat at the start of the Durban meeting, noting that he sensed an increasing awareness and sensitivity in the...
[RFI] Leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have abandoned calls for a vote recount in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s disputed presidential election, following an emergency meeting Thursday in Addis Ababa. Their U-turn underscores the delicate balancing act the 16-member bloc faces in finding a solution to DRC’s crisis.
Corporate lawyer Bola Tinubu says everyone has a responsibility to help fight child abuse.