Meet Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet the creator of culturally relevant West African emojis
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Africans rising Meet Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet the creator of culturally relevant West African emojis

Over the past two years, Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet has designed over 350 emojis that celebrate African culture, history and contemporary life. He incorporated all his emojis from his project into an app called ‘Zouzoukwa’, so that Africans can use emojis ‘that correspond to their realities’.

Why decreasing emissions further is not Africa’s solution to the climate threat
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Politics and Society Why decreasing emissions further is not Africa’s solution to the climate threat

Africa contributes less than 4% of global greenhouse gas emissions which is why many feel the fight against climate change is the responsibility of the first world. UNEP however details that no other continent will be struck as severely by the impacts of climate change as Africa due to its considerably limited adaptive capacity