“We are not going to allow oil mining to exacerbate our climate change” says environmental activist.
Over a year after the coup in Guinea, the military government is unable to construct a viable agenda to exit the country’s dependence on foreign mining companies. In the meantime, the protests for a return to democracy are unlikely to be quelled.
Without a doubt, Allyship is important for social and political momentum but also in normalising the acceptance and inclusion of marginalised groups. But are there downsides to Allyship?
Anti-French sentiment has increasingly been on the rise across the Sahel and North Africa due to its role in destabilizing the region with military interventions.
Claude Grunitzky documented the urban culture scenes of different regions with his early media venture, TRACE TV. As lockdown put new emphasis on decentralised work culture, the Togolese-American journalist and businessman rolled out his new idea, TRUE Africa University, to empower the young African entrepreneurs going it alone. He shares insights into his work in an interview with This Is Africa.
Fanon left a remarkable imprint, his views influencing many in the field of mental illness as well as pan-Africanist and anti-colonialism thinkers.
Noam Chomsky, Ruth Wilson Gilmour and others pledge their support for the shack dwellers’ movement and call for solidarity in the wake of the assassination of Nokuthula Mabaso.
Nurse Anna Qabale Duba is the first Kenyan to win the prestigious Aster Guardian Global Nursing Award. Shortlisted from an initial pool of 24,000 nominee nurses worldwide, she shone through because of her service to vulnerable girls in Northern Kenya.
Anti-abortion laws do not stop abortions from happening they decrease access to safe abortions. Does the pro-life agenda of ‘saving lives’ outrightly ignore preventable maternal deaths and morbidities? And does it saddle women with the brunt of a broken education and healthcare system?