Overfishing off Africa’s West Coast continues to threaten food security, natural ecosystems and local economies.
In W. Africa & the US, coverage of the Ebola crisis fell short in different ways. http://www.icfj.org/news/weak-health-systems-poor-communications-were-lethal-combo-during-ebola-crisis … via
The scientist who leads the
@MarsCuriosity project grew up in East Africa. http://buff.ly/1J8bI3v #Eritreapic.twitter.com/wMaSB8EqGD
Why an imperfect
#COI report doesn't change the reality in #Eritrea by @RufaelTecle https://www.africa-talks.com/2016/06/26/yes-it-is-that-bad-an-imperfect-u-n-report-doesnt-change-the-reality-in-eritrea/ …pic.twitter.com/IjYsXN8jTJ
For migrants & refugees contemplating a treacherous journey across the Mediterranean, the stakes couldn't be higher: https://www.africa-talks.com/2017/02/14/perilous-journeys/ …
Learn about the West African art that inspired Picasso and Léger. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/07/29/senufo-art-and-identity-in-west-africa/ … cc
@sakinakavi for the interview, and check out her blog to know what's happening in Dar es Salaam: https://definingdar.wordpress.com/ .
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor” ~
@TheDesmondTutu #Africapic.twitter.com/bf3dV2Kj02 @IOAlawode @UCJ_UI @ucjfunaab @UCJUNILORIN @AmyPeachy @Platolaw @IRE_NITEMI Yes, but... check out this connection: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/11/18/throughout-africa-presidential-term-limits-accompany-a-strong-press/ …
@WCCAfrica @LiseOlivier Congrats to the winners! We recently looked at progress for women cyclists around #Africa: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/as-cycling-gains-traction-in-africa-when-do-women-get-to-ride/ …
@HalaNigeria project aims to involve citizens in health-related journalism with new digital tools. http://www.halanigeria.org
@NASA scientist Paul Mahaffy in #Eritrea. Now, he leads @MarsCuriosity. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/07/18/homeschooled-in-eritrea-a-scientist-leads-missions-in-space/ …pic.twitter.com/z35TyZ22hl
The struggle for a free and open press continues. https://www.africa-talks.com/500-days/
#PressFreedom #Ethiopia #Zone9Bloggerspic.twitter.com/oNwXCgX79O
Press freedom and presidential term limits go hand in hand. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/11/18/throughout-africa-presidential-term-limits-accompany-a-strong-press/ … cc
@press_freedompic.twitter.com/NDnOO55t7v #Senufo: First West #African exhibit at the @STLArtMuseum in over 15 years. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/07/29/senufo-art-and-identity-in-west-africa/ … #Africa #Artpic.twitter.com/jeOBgR9Coy
#AllAfricaGames excitement today? Take our quiz on the history of cycling in Africa: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/quiz-cycling-in-africa/ … cc @WCCAfrica
@Mokigirl @cyclingEri @cyclingrwanda @EthiopiaCycling did you try our quiz on #cycling? #Africa https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/quiz-cycling-in-africa/ …
Think you know the history of
#cycling in #Africa? Take our quiz & find out! https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/quiz-cycling-in-africa/ … cc #TDF2015pic.twitter.com/aFYxcZXFt2
We've been very busy working on this project & we would like to thank
@eLAconference for featuring our work. http://www.elearning-africa.com/eLA_Newsportal/journalism-ICT-Africa/ … #eLA15
Updated post incl. an event at
@JesseAuditorium at @MizzouNews where @DrMayaAngelou was the featured speaker in 2011. http://www.africa-talks.com/2014/05/29/maya-angelou/ …
A Disease Conduit:
#Bushmeat’s Role in Spreading Epidemics. #Ebola #HIV #AIDS #Africa http://www.africa-talks.com/2014/08/25/a-disease-conduit-bushmeats-role-in-spreading-epidemics/ …pic.twitter.com/SBqvF2exA6
South Sudan’s government of President Salva Kiir and the opposition, led by former Vice President Riek Machar, blame each other for the crisis in the country. Meanwhile, civilians in famine-declared regions suffer.
When Werknesh returned to her home of 30 years last Saturday night, it was buried beneath a landslide of garbage. Her pregnant daughter and three grandchildren were dead, victims of a landslide at Addis Ababa's largest dump.
On Oct. 3, 2013, hundreds of migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea. Less than a quarter mile from the Italian island of Lampedusa, their rickety, overcrowded boat began to sink. They set a blanket on fire to call for help, but flames engulfed the ship. The passengers crowded to one side, and the vessel capsized.
The U.N.'s report may be imperfect, but that doesn't change the reality for thousands of victims of human rights abuses in Eritrea.
African journalists want more training, and they want to receive it online. That’s the key takeaway from our survey of nearly 1,100 journalists working across the continent. On May 25, we’ll begin sharing detailed results from our study at eLearning Africa 2016, an annual education and technology conference. We’ll focus on responses from small newsrooms... Read more »