Ukraine also “remains a dangerous country for journalists” almost two years since Russia’s invasion, the organisation said. It said three reporters and media workers had been killed in that war so far this year. The organisation also deplored media deaths in Afghanistan, the Philippines, India, China and Bangladesh.
A Kenyan judge on Thursday found Facebook’s parent company Meta was not in contempt of court for failing to pay dozens of content moderators that a contractor laid off. Labour judge Mathews Nduma Nderi said Meta did not “deliberately and contemptuously” breach a court order requiring it to pay the...
African currencies in a flux as Kenya’s shilling is forecast to recover marginally, Zambia’s kwacha weakens
Commercial banks quoted the Kenya shilling at 153.20/40 to the US dollar, compared with last Thursday’s closing rate of Kenya shilling 153.15/35.
As world worries over fossil fuel carbon emissions scientists now warn factory farming is Africa’s next big challenge
Billions of caged animals in factory farms are subjected to unimaginable cruelty. To stave off diseases which fester in the cramped conditions, they are dosed with antibiotics, fuelling the spike in antimicrobial resistance. Pigs, cattle and chickens are painfully mutilated and are bred to grow fast for profit, suffering debilitating injuries in the process.
In June, the US State Department imposed visa restrictions on Ugandan officials after the passage of the law. The State Department also previously put visa restrictions on Ugandan officials following the country’s 2021 elections, which it called “flawed.”
Burkina Faso’s first homegrown jihadist group was formed in 2016 in the north. Its leader, Malam Ibrahim Dicko, was known for delivering political sermons on how the state had abandoned people, and for critiquing inequality between social classes.
Captain Erzuah is one of more than two million military, police and civilian peacekeepers who saved countless lives, prevented conflict and supported political processes over 75 years. We are doing our utmost and always strive to do better including to further the legacy of 4 200 peacekeepers who lost their lives serving peace
East Africa’s growth forecast was cut by 0.7 per cent to 3.4 per cent, amid civil war in Sudan and with Kenya under pressure to repay or refinance a $2 billion bond maturing in June 2024. North Africa’s growth forecast was also cut by 0.7 per cent.
ONE’s analysis found that between 2013 and 2021, Nigeria received 75 per cent less than promised – a $4.5 billion shortfall. Kenya also received $4.5 billion less than was promised, while Senegal’s shortfall totalled $2.8 billion.
Rugby Africa president warns Africa to invest in rugby or else a European, US or Chinese will come and own ‘what is ours’
Talking about investment, World Rugby pays up to $5 billion to each European rugby nation to promote the sport, while the entire African continent received just $2.5 million (for 39 countries), which limits the promotion of the sport on the continent.