Monthly Archives: August 2015

Exclusive interview with Italy’s Prime Minister Renzi: “Africa is a priority of the Italian foreign policy”

Milan (Italy) – “Africa is the greatest opportunity for us. Unfortunately, we are victims of decades of negligence and of a sometimes ideological approach to the African continent. On the contrary, I am …

The Neglected Niger Delta: How Politicians Can Help Themselves (and Everyone Else)

The Neglected Niger Delta: How Politicians Can Help Themselves (and Everyone Else)0

The Niger Delta region of Nigeria has emerged from the 2015 election season with a population feeling both politically and materially wounded.

UN agreement reached on SDGs. Next stop: 2030

UN agreement reached on SDGs. Next stop: 20300

The United Nations agreed to new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Sunday night that will replace eight Millennium Development Goals with 17 broader interconnected goals to be

‘Permaculture the African Way’ in Cameroon’s Only Eco-Village

Yaounde – Marking a shift away from the growing trend of abandoning sustainable life styles and drifting from traditional customs and routines, Joshua Konkankoh is a Cameroonian farmer with a vision – that the answer …

Large number of Africa’s natural, cultural sites in danger of being destroyed

Natural and cultural sites in Africa are under threat from poaching, uncontrolled human development, invasive species and civil unrest.

According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), despite the continent having less

Focus on Gender: Reliable data can erode inequality

UNESCO has just launched a global project targeted at the gender gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects. The initiative, known as SAGA (STEM and Gender Advancement), will address the lack of data …

I’m Here To Change Perception Of Hausa Musicians – Hafeez

Hafeez is one northern traditional hip-hop artiste who does not see much sense in northern musicians abandoning the traditional northern style of music using the local languages. In this interview with ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM, the …

Two books isn’t enough protection: Britain deports writer Ishtiyaq Shukri

Many of you who are familiar with South African literature know that writer Ishtiyaq Shukri was detained and questioned for over nine hours at Heathrow Airport in London on the 14th of July 2015,

Discrimination: SA’s courts give religious beliefs and practices a free pass

Why do religious beliefs and practices – especially the religious beliefs and practices of powerful and dominant religious groups – so often get a free pass from society and the courts? Should certain religious beliefs …