Overfishing off Africa’s West Coast continues to threaten food security, natural ecosystems and local economies.
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
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
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
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
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
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
#Eritrea|n riders broke barriers at #TDF2015. Will they pave the way for women in Africa? https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/as-cycling-gains-traction-in-africa-when-do-women-get-to-ride/ …pic.twitter.com/e6mP5mzRw7
The struggle for a free and open press continues. https://www.africa-talks.com/500-days/
#PressFreedom #Ethiopia #Zone9Bloggerspic.twitter.com/oNwXCgX79O
Thanks to all the journalists who have taken our survey. It's not too late to add your voice: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/at-elearning pic.twitter.com/eXmtXAE9up
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
Ethiopians demand answers following deadly
#Koshe landslide. https://www.africa-talks.com/2017/03/15/ethiopians-demand-answers-following-landslide/ …pic.twitter.com/JmWFQhNras #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
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
What role did the media play during the
#EbolaOutbreak? Here's a summary: http://www.africa-talks.com/2014/12/22/the-ebola-outbreak-in-west-africa/ … #UnitedAgainstEbolapic.twitter.com/RBVYcHSA7C
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor” ~
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
The scientist who leads the
@MarsCuriosity project grew up in East Africa. http://buff.ly/1J8bI3v #Eritreapic.twitter.com/wMaSB8EqGD
#elearning platform for African Journalists. Take the survey to shape the project https://www.africa-talks.com/training/ #Africapic.twitter.com/VKGuvxYyS3
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
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 »