Africa

[UN News] New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on Wednesday by the UN health agency and partners.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 5:51 am
[RFI] It's quite rare for one of the central tenets of Christian evangelism to entwine with the Africa Cup of Nations. But at the end of nearly three hours of toil, sweat and matyrdom, they fuse: Jesus saves.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 5:48 am
[RFI] It's just been discovered there's the wrong kind of roof around the pitch in Douala while Equatorial Guinea sense a divine right to win a penalty shoot-out.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 5:45 am
[RFI] Over the past 10 years, France's leadership in the fight against corruption has stagnated, according to Transparency International, in its annual global report of 180 countries on the perception of graft. And many African countries are failing in the struggle against endemic clientelism and fraud.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 5:43 am
[The Conversation Africa] Journalist, photographer, author and professor Howard W. French's Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War, is the most recent in a long career of thoughtful and significant literary and journalistic interventions. It demands an account of modernity that reckons with Africa as central to the making of the modern world.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 4:33 am
[TechCrunch] TLcom Capital, the Africa-focused venture capital firm known to have made bets on Andela and Twiga, is raising $150 million for its second fund targeted at making early- and late-stage investments.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 4:31 am
[CAF] The Round of 16 of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021 was concluded on Wednesday 26 January 2022.
Posted: January 28, 2022, 4:23 am
[allAfrica] A Harm Reduction Exchange webinar was held online on January 20th, 2022. In collaboration with Integra Africa (Brand and Strategy consulting company) and Philip Morris International.
Posted: January 27, 2022, 8:52 pm
[MSF] Months of tension and protests in Burkina Faso culminated in a military takeover on Monday 24 January. The political crisis adds to a fragile context characterised by an ongoing conflict with a dramatic downturn in security and rocketing displacement. This has left many people in Burkina Faso struggling to find food, water, shelter and medical care. Humanitarian organisations have also been hit by the violence, making it extremely challenging to provide much-needed aid.
Posted: January 27, 2022, 3:37 pm
[The Conversation Africa] There are two big challenges African countries face when it comes to managing public finances.
Posted: January 27, 2022, 2:30 pm

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