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The study focuses on a universal basic income and spans 12 years and thousands of people in Kenya. How did the money change lives? What's better: monthly payouts or a lump sum.
A state of emergency is declared in the country after massive blast at an industrial area.
[New Times] As the end of the first week of COP28 approaches, African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have raised a red flag on the progress of the Global Goal on Adaptation (GGA) negotiations, expressing fears that the process may not yield a concrete outcome.
[Africa CDC] Recently, the Africa CDC participated in the first-ever COP28 Health Day in the United Arab Emirates on the sidelines of the Reaching the Last Mile Forum. The event aimed to renew the commitment to invest in and support professional community health workers (CHWs),
Philip Mpango has not been seen in public since late October, sparking rumours about his health.
Africa: AU Member States Validated the Teachers' Guides and Learners' Manuals Needed for the AU Strategy on Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance
[African Union] African Union Member States Validation Meeting on the Teachers' Guides and Learners' Manuals needed for the AU Strategy for the inclusion and Mainstreaming of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) in School Curricula was held in
Africa: Illicit Financial Flows, Debt Management, Cost of Capital, Dominate Discussions By African Economists
[African Union] African economists have kicked off a forum to examine what the continent must do to finance its development agenda efficiently and sustainably. The 6th Congress of African Economists which gathers African Economists from across the continent and the diaspora,
[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing its first-ever guidelines on managing chronic low back pain (LBP) in primary and community care settings, listing interventions for health workers to use and also to not use during routine care.
Kenya follows Malawi in sending casual farm workers to fill a labour shortage on Israel's farms.
NPR's Michel Michel talks with Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, about Antony Blinken's call on the RSF and the Sudanese Armed Forces to stop the conflict.
Africa: Only Half of Young People Able to Identify Correct Definition of Climate Change - Unicef, Gallup
[Unicef] New York/Dubai -- Findings highlight urgent need to protect and invest in children, including in climate education, in decisions at COP28
People have been ordered to stay home after a blast in an industrial zone causes major destruction.
Africa: Antarctica Lawyers Up - Hopes for a Legal Revolution to Defend Earth's Vast Southern Wilderness
[Daily Maverick] Global experts unite at COP28 to grant the world's greatest deep freeze far-reaching rights equal to humans.
Africa: Coalition for Women's Rights Calls Upon African Governments to Address Violations of Women's Rights
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The SOAWR Coalition, a consortium of over 70 women's rights organizations in 33 African countries dedicated to advocating for women's rights in Africa has launched a Call to Action and Accountability in harmony with the objectives of the 16 Days of
[VOA] Dubai -- Agriculture and climate experts say there is good news for the world's small farmers in a declaration endorsed by 134 world leaders during the opening days of COP28, the global climate summit unfolding this month in Dubai.
[IPS] Dubai -- In the spirit of global cooperation and environmental commitment, COP 28 launched a groundbreaking initiative aimed at transforming the building and construction sectors. Titled 'Buildings and Construction for Sustainable Cities: New Key Partnerships for
[WHO-AFRO] Brazzaville -- The fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) has received a major boost with a landmark commitment by donors and partners to invest over US$ 777 million boost efforts to eliminate and eradicate NTDs.
Africa: Rural Communities Are Being Left Behind Because of Poor Digital Infrastructure, Research Shows
[The Conversation Africa] In an era where businesses and households depend on the internet for everything from marketing to banking and shopping, the lack of adequate digital access can be a significant hurdle. And our recent research shows that many homes and businesses in the
[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday highlighted the importance of the UN's core humanitarian response fund to deploy quick and strategic resources to global crises globally.
[DW] Africa has been a focal point for the United Nations peacekeeping missions for decades. For the first time, the continent has hosted a global ministerial meeting and urged the UN to reform its peacekeeping operations.
[UN News] The UNESCO committee that protects so called Intangible Cultural Heritage met in Botswana this week to add new entries to the UN culture agency's list of world treasures, some of which must be "urgently" safeguarded.
[Afrobarometer] Two-thirds of citizens say their government is doing a poor job of fighting graft.
[DW] By 1885, Adolf Lüderitz had acquired vast territories in today's Namibia. But his contracts with local people were so dodgy that even German colonial officials doubted them.
Africa: Beware Carbon Myopia At COP28 - Why Climate and Nature Action Must Now Come Together in the Race for a Liveable Planet
[IPS] New York -- As COP28 delegates focus on the first Global Stocktake, there is no doubt that the race to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital.
[IPS] New Dehli -- By Bibbi Abruzzini and Nina Sangma
[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -- A dark cloud is hovering above human existence. It is a fairly illusory cloud haunting our minds and wellbeing, but also an actual, menacing, mostly invisible cloud that covers the Earth's entire atmosphere. Saturated by greenhouse gases, this global
[African Arguments] Texts that will shape future climate action are still under fierce contestation. Some drafts contain the best case scenario for Africa alongside the worst.