Young African environmentalists are showing outstanding climate leadership and contributions to climate action. Founder of Eco-Champions, Temilade Salami was awarded the COP Climate Leaders Prize worth £3000 in recognition of her climate education and advocacy work.
Politics is turning into a playground for the country’s elite in the absence of other avenues through which to rise to fame – and fortune.
Russia is attempting to export its governance model of an authoritarian, kleptocratic and transactional regime onto Africa.
People fleeing wars in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Yemen have faced racially motivated hostility in Europe, revealing Western double standards.
Men and women alike have denigrated Feminism. It is characterised as excessive, man-bashing, and against the feminine ideal. But while men may disagree that women deserve equal rights, it is ironic that some women are fighting against the very thing advocating for their gender.
African cricketers and administrators have paid tribute to leg-spin idol, Shane Warne who influenced many Zimbabwean, Kenyan and South African spinners. Steve Tikolo, who captained Kenya in the 2003 World Cup and former Zimbabwean limited-overs skipper Prosper Utseya also paid tribute to the legend whose name in etched in cricket folklore.
Boots Riley’s directorial debut won the Independent Spirit award and was praised by Trevor Noah as the most brainy movie since The Matrix. The Lakeith Stanfield-led dark comedy interrogates the allure of goods and images, bare life, instrumental reason, the military-tech complex and other conditions holding back the workers’ movement.
These women have helped people in their communities and far beyond.
The resolution is not legally binding, but is an expression of the views of the UN membership.