In Africa, an “epidemic and devastating” sexism within Parliaments

In Africa an epidemic and devastating sexism within Parliaments

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Members of the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, South Africa, June 1, 2021. PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP “Male … Read more

New research could help boost growth of clean cooking in sub-Saharan Africa

Journal Reference: Matthew Shupler, Judith Mangeni, Theresa Tawiah, Edna Sang, Miranda Baame, Rachel Anderson de Cuevas, Emily Nix, Emmanuel Betang, Jason Saah, Mieks Twumasi, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Reginald Quansah, Elisa Puzzolo, Bertrand Mbatchou, Kwaku Poku Asante, Diana Menya, Daniel Pope. Modelling of supply and demand-side determinants of liquefied petroleum gas consumption in peri-urban Cameroon, Ghana and … Read more

Antony Blinken in Africa to turn the page on the Trump years

Antony Blinken in Africa to turn the page on the

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken boards his plane for Dakar at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja, … Read more

Democracy and climate change at the heart of Anthony Blinken’s trip to Africa

Democracy and climate change at the heart of Anthony Blinkens

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in Washington on June 8, 2021. KEVIN DIETSCH / GETTY IMAGES VIA AFP The US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, begins in Nairobi, Tuesday evening November 16, his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office. A displacement centered on democracy and climate change, but the crises in Ethiopia … Read more

The energy transition, a huge challenge for a South Africa heavily dependent on coal

The energy transition a huge challenge for a South Africa

The Rooiwal coal-fired power station near Pretoria on October 13, 2021. MICHELE SPATARI / AFP South African President Cyril Ramaphosa repeated it again in October: developed countries “Bear the greatest responsibility for climate change” and must, as such, “Offer significant financial support” to developing countries, in their efforts to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Less … Read more

Covid-19: towards improved sequencing of the virus in Africa

Covid 19 towards improved sequencing of the virus in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has given a boost to the development of epidemiological and genomic surveillance capacities in Africa, which began in the 2000s to face the threat of an avian flu pandemic under the aegis of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States, the Institut Pasteur and … Read more

In South Africa, municipal elections at high risk for the ANC

In South Africa municipal elections at high risk for the

A polling station at a church in Alexandra, a township in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, on November 1, 2021. GUILLEM SARTORIO / AFP More than 26 million South Africans started Monday morning 1is November, sparingly, to go to the polls for municipal elections at high risk for the party in power since the end … Read more

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