Category Archives: General

Equatorial Guinea’s Border Wall Plans Provoke Anger in Cameroon

Cameroon has instructed its military to be on the alert as Equatorial Guinea says it is building a border wall to stop Cameroonians and West Africans from illegally entering its territory. Equatorial Guinea’s announcement comes …

Top Court Hears Malawi Presidential Election Result Challenge

Malawi’s top court on Thursday began hearing an opposition application to overturn the results of the presidential elections held three months ago, over alleged election irregularities.

The hearing comes after the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), …

Uganda Para-Badminton Players Strive for Paralympics Despite Limitations

Uganda’s Para-Badminton team is preparing for the World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, later this month. The team has the second-highest ranked player in Africa and aims to compete at the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games in …

UNHCR Denounces Fines on Migrant Rescue Ships Entering Italy

The United Nations refugee agency says it is alarmed by the Italian parliament’s decision to impose severe penalties on boats and people conducting rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Italian parliament has …

Water Bankruptcy Looms for One in Four People Worldwide, Researchers Warn

A quarter of the world’s people are just a few dry spells away from facing dangerous water shortages, a U.S. think tank warned on Tuesday, with India home to the bulk at risk of running …

Logistics in peak rainy season

It’s the peak of the rainy season in the Central African Republic (CAR). The downpours are heavy, the foliage is a thick lovely green, but the earth roads are muddy and mostly impassable. It is …

Inspirational Teen Aviation Project Ends in Tragedy

A South African group of teenage pilots who flew a self-assembled aircraft across Africa are back in South Africa after tragedy struck the expedition. The two experienced adult pilots manning the support airplane accompanying the …