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.
What's really behind
#Eritrea's mass exodus? We explore the root causes: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/09/20/root-causes-of-the-mediterranean-sea-refugee-crisis/ … #refugeecrisispic.twitter.com/SNewRF7XE4
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
We're looking for paid and unpaid contributors to join our team. Learn more and apply today: https://www.africa-talks.com/2016/01/26/we-are-looking-for-contributors/ …pic.twitter.com/kMri7XGwMA
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
@Salem_Solomon & @cfrech talk about the @at_elearning online training project in the latest issue of @happeningtz.pic.twitter.com/XY3r4AjAMI
Ethiopians demand answers following deadly
#Koshe landslide. https://www.africa-talks.com/2017/03/15/ethiopians-demand-answers-following-landslide/ …pic.twitter.com/JmWFQhNras
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/ …
What would you do if your home became unlivable? Step into the shoes of a potential migrant and find out. https://www.africa-talks.com/projects/perilous-journeys/ …
#refugeespic.twitter.com/JIRPmLeUrU @EsauDlamini So sorry to keep you waiting. We're reviewing submissions and will be in touch soon.
Young Africans, Wrapped in Traditionhttp://nyti.ms/1LUa3fJ
Our latest explores a controversial figure connected to the
#refugeecrisis. #Eritrea #UN https://www.africa-talks.com/2016/01/24/why-journalists-should-treat-nonprofits-un-agencies-and-ngos-with-greater-skepticism/ …pic.twitter.com/SiTFhwcn4c @WillFitzgibbon And this @VOANews chart shows length of presidents' time in office across #Africahttp://projects.voanews.com/african-presidents/ … @WillFitzgibbon We're looking at how term limits and press freedoms relate across Africa. This might be of interest:https://twitter.com/africa_talks/status/667194614944817152 … @Mo_IbrahimFdn We've been looking into the connection between term limits and press freedom in Africa:https://twitter.com/africa_talks/status/667194614944817152 … @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/ …
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
@sakinakavi for the interview, and check out her blog to know what's happening in Dar es Salaam: https://definingdar.wordpress.com/ . @mehdirhasan @AJUpFront Great video and important message. Regarding women presidents, we identified 9 for our quiz: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/30/quiz-african-presidents/ …
The high cost of a disputed
#Eritrea- #Ethiopia border conflict festering for over a decade. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/09/20/the-high-cost-of-a-disputed-border/ …pic.twitter.com/mi7y3jA1gm
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 »
In a recent Poynter.org story, we argue for greater scrutiny of the figures that nonprofits, NGOs and the U.N. produce. We use a specific statistic from the UNHCR — the claim that 5,000 Eritreans leave the country each month — to illustrate our point. Over the past seven months, we compiled articles that highlighted the... Read more »
Last week, VOA News launched our project exploring how long Africa’s presidents have held office. Some heads of state are notorious for defying term limits, remaining in office decade after decade. Many presidents, however, have been on the job for just a few years. These differences provide a chance to explore how the length of... Read more »