New York, Mar 11 2022 (IPS) - By Samira Sadeque  Countries on the African continent have a pattern of a six-month break before a new COVID-19 spike happens, researchers at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change have said in...
By our reporter in East Africa, Emanuele Giordana  Somalia and the wider Horn of Africa region are facing one of the most severe droughts in decades. It is one of the elements that complicate the picture in a country with...
by Anna Bisignano North Kivu is a northeastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an area that has been unstable for years now, mainly due to the many riches present in the subsoil. The people of North Kivu...
By Anna Bisignano Since 2009, the Boko Haram uprising and subsequent responses have devastated northeastern Nigeria and the border regions of Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The conflict has caused the deaths of several thousand people, over 2.3 million people are...
Nairobi (from our correspondent) In 2022 only, ten internet shutdowns in six countries around the world had already caused a loss of more than $621 million. And from 2019 to date, with 257 major service outages in 46 countries, the...
By Alice Pistolesi The fragility of the African political systems is becoming increasingly evident. In the last eighteen months, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Sudan, Guinea and Chad have been affected by coups d'état. We asked Francesco Strazzari, professor of political...
by Emanuele Giordana, reporting from Nairobi Africa remains at the centre of the international community's concerns due to all the risks associated with hunger: Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen in particular remain at the highest level of alert, writes...
By Harrison Mwilima, editor at Deutsche Welle (DW) As we have just marked the World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture, I would like to take this time to remind fellow Africans — both those on the continent and...
by Emanuele Giordana, correspondent in East Africa. This piece appeared on our Italian Website on January, 5th 2022 There now are at least seven victims of the brutal attack that occurred between Sunday night and Monday morning, in a town not...
More than 160 photo reporters from over 37 countries have taken part in the second edition of WaRS - War And Revolutionary Stories, the international photography award created by Associazione 46° Parallelo/Atlante delle Guerre e dei Conflitti del Mondo...

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