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Balance Migratorio ’23: “2,789 people lost their lives or disappeared forever at Spain’s southern border”.

This is the record number of deaths and disappearances at the southern border since 1988 when the first registers were documented. A total of 58,267 people entered the Spanish state irregularly through its southern border, an increase of 40% compared…

Diallo Ablaye/ “Genocide in the Congo and the total silence of the international community

Diallo Ablaye, founding vice-president of the Sur Sur International Cooperation Foundation, international representative of the World Pan-African Organisation OPAM-WOPO/OPDH, and secretary of CONAICOP (National and International Council of Popular Communication). We often speak about the genocide in Palestine. There is…

“Enough of CFA franc monetary colonialism”. Revolutionary governments in the Sahel aspire to a free currency.

On 16 September 2023, Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso signed the Liptako-Gourma Charter, establishing a new alliance between the three French-speaking African states of the Sahel. An alliance that laid the groundwork for even greater change. In December, the leader…

The plundering of Africa

Africa is back in the news and has become an area of high international tension. The memory of the Libyan war and the destruction of that country still lingers in the minds of its neighbours. The coup d’état in Niger…

Pioneering women’s rights protocol in Africa achieves more in law than in reality

It promised to be the most defining, innovative and transformative protocol on African women’s rights. Specific in its approach, broad in its scope and unique in its comprehensive nature, covering issues such as HIV/AIDS, widows’ rights and access to property…

African Women Seek to Boost Innovation and Creativity in Agribusiness

Adeline Umukunzi, a 28-year-old mushroom farmer from Musanze, a district about 100 kilometres north of the capital, Kigali, is convinced that women have often been the invisible faces of agribusiness in Rwanda. By Aimable Twahirwa “Women have always played a…

Nana Asma’u. Feminism born in Africa

It is a fact that feminism is not a borrowed construct in Africa, as African women have always created political avenues, social responses and ideologies to restore rights in relation to reproduction, domestic violence, maternity leave, sexual harassment, equal pay,…

Malawi endures worst cholera outbreak in decades

The cholera case reported by the district hospital in Malawi’s southern region on 3 March 2022 was the first of the 2021-2022 season, and a warning of what was to come: the worst cholera outbreak recorded in the African country…

Africa, a history to rediscover. 17- The ancient African dances

I often dance without instruments or music. This may sound crazy, but by the law of correspondence, if I dance with my mind, I will also dance with my body. In this article, we will discuss some traditional African dances.…

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence enters Africa

By Antonio Gancedo After several members of the Base Team of the March in Tarifa came together, some from Seville and others from the Port of Santamaría, together they headed for Tangier in Morocco It is in Tarifa where several…

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