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Crisis in the Sahel

“Conflict and hunger are leading to sharp levels of displacement in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger as people flee their…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In addition to Ebola and Plague in DRC or Malaria in Burundi, these are the major outbreaks in the continent:…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak; 13 countries were coping with a polio outbreak;…

Readers from 36 countries

Today our readers come from 36 countries, namely: Canada, USA, Ireland, United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy,…

The Great Green Wall

“The Great Green Wall creates a barrier against climate change running across the Sahel region. This semiarid region of western…

Outbreaks and emergencies

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak; 13 countries were coping with a polio outbreak;…

Lake Chad is shrinking or a picture tells more than a thousand words

Let’s start  with the words: “Once one of Africa’s largest lakes, Lake Chad has shrunk by around 90% since the…

Lake Chad is drying up

lake Chad is one-tenth of what it used to be. Analysts note that “As Lake Chad’s waters recede, so does…

Outbreaks and diseases

In the week ending on October 27, 8 countries were facing a cholera outbreak: Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya…

Readers from 30 countries

Today our readers come from 30 countries: Australia, Canada, USA, Brazil, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Gabon, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania,…

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