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Africa: Prioritizing Action on Air Pollution Will Benefit Health, the Climate and the Economy

Africa: Prioritizing Action on Air Pollution Will Benefit Health, the Climate and the Economy

Everyone around the world shares the same right to a healthy environment. Indeed, during the United Nations General Assembly and the Climate Action Summit, leaders from governments and civil society, most notably youth leaders, reminded the world that the founding UN principle of justice applies to climate as much as any other issue facing humanity. […]

Africa: A New Nature-Based Food and Land Use Economy

Africa: A New Nature-Based Food and Land Use Economy

“All my kids can go to school now, whereas before I might only have been able to send one” reports Balaynesh Kasa, a farmer in Debre Yakob Watershed, close to Bahir Dar town, in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia, and mother to four children. Balaynesh’s ability to grow and sell produce has increased over the last […]

Uganda: Jailed Stella Nyanzi Wins 2020 Oxfam Novib/Pen International Award

Uganda: Jailed Stella Nyanzi Wins 2020 Oxfam Novib/Pen International Award

Incarcerated Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi is this year’s winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award for Freedom of Expression. A medical anthropologist by training, Dr Nyanzi has published widely in the academia on topics at the intersections of culture, health, law, gender and sexualities. “She is an ardent writer on […]

Kenya: U.S. Army Says Al-Shabaab Report On Manda Bay Attack Exaggerated

Kenya: U.S. Army Says Al-Shabaab Report On Manda Bay Attack Exaggerated

Al Shabaab’s report on the Sunday attack at Manda Bay Airfield in Lamu County was exaggerated, the US military has said. Manda Bay is an area where US forces provide training and counter-terrorism support to East African partners. Following the ambush at dawn, the terror group issued a statement, saying there were “severe casualties on […]

Tanzania: Govt Sheds Light on Mining Controversy

Tanzania: Govt Sheds Light on Mining Controversy

THE government will react according to the law, to the claims by a Canadian based junior gold exploration company, Winshear Gold Corp, on an alleged dispute involving investment in the SMP Gold project located in South West Tanzania. Solicitor General Dr Clement Mashamba told the ‘Daily News’ on Tuesday that his office as well as […]

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