Displaced Africans Africa OP-ED 

African countries must step up their support for displaced people

With the Kampala Convention, African countries have taken the lead in promising protection and assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs). The Norwegian Refugee Council calls on African leaders to ensure its full implementation. From 10th – 11th February, Heads of State and Governments are gathered in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for the 32nd African Union Summit. This year, AU’s theme is: “Refugees, Returnees and IDPs: Towards achieving durable solutions for forced displacement in Africa.” The intensity of several armed conflicts across the continent has increased over the past decade and…

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Morocco solar Plant Development North Africa 

Morocco Leads the Way with the World’s Largest Solar Power Plant

Africa is changing at a rapid pace and those who pay attention to these changes are nothing short of impressive. Huge amounts are now invested continent wide and the creativity of local entrepreneurs is propelling national economies forward. Many of them have the merit of bringing in investors, while empowering like-minded co-nationals. It’s refreshing to see that some governments are also playing the long game and invest massively in high heels technologies. Please follow and like us:

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albinisms Southern Africa Southern. Africa 

African countries must turn the tide on violence against people with albinisms

A United Nations high level Meeting on people with albinism in Africa which will take place in Pretoria, South Africa on 8 November is a crucial opportunity to end discrimination and violence against people with albinism across the continent, Amnesty International said today. Please follow and like us:

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Helen Akluli OP-ED Opinions 

Africa Needs a Collective Thinking Space

It has become very common in the increasingly narrow global sphere to hear people correcting one another that Africa is not a country. Indeed, Africa is a continent with 50 plus countries; countries with distinct cultural traditions, regional and national dialects. There are estimated 1,500 – 2,000 languages spoken in Africa. These are important issues if one wants to fully understand Africa, let alone making decisions and/ or conclusion about it. Please follow and like us:

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