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Ethiopia: Eritrean Forces Massacre Tigray Civilians

  5/03 | Click to expand Image Priest on his way to church in Axum, Tigray region, Ethiopia on January 25, 2011. © 2011 Matjaz Krivic via Getty (...)

Cambodia: Scrap Abusive Covid-19 Prevention Bill

  5/03 | Click to expand Image Front side of the National Assembly of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, May 7, 2019. © Daniel (...)

Kyrgyzstan: Withdraw Problematic Draft Constitution

  5/03 | Click to expand Image The new Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Zhaparov, who won the January 10 snap election, at his inauguration ceremony (...)

Mozambique: Low Tide Among Causes of Mass Dolphin Deaths in Inhambane

  5/03 | [AIM] Maputo -- The death of 111 dolphins last week in the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park (PNAB), Mozambique's largest marine (...)

Sudan: HUDO - 'Sudanese Forces Arbitrarily Arrest Civilians, Including Children, in Blue (...)

  5/03 | [Radio Dabanga] Guisan -- The Sudanese forces arrested four civilians, including children, on Monday in Geissan, Blue Nile State, and (...)

Africa: Covid Restrictions Chipping Away At Civil Liberties

  5/03 | [DW] The COVID-19 pandemic has provided African autocrats with the perfect set of circumstances to restrict civil liberties, rights (...)

Kenya: Give Us More Accurate Forecasts, Murang'a Farmers Tell Met Department

  5/03 | [Nation] Small-scale farmers in Murang'a have appealed to the meteorological department to set up an efficient forecasting system (...)

Kenya: Naam-Lolwe Festival to Highlight Danger of Plastics

  5/03 | [Nation] A campaign raising awareness on the harm that plastics are causing in Lake Victoria starts at Dunga beach in Kisumu today, (...)

Kenya: Activist Mwatha Remembered Amid Controversy on Cause of Death

  5/03 | [Nation] Two years after the death of human rights activist Caroline Mwatha, her legacy as a shrewd defender of justice lives on amid (...)

Africa: Continent Can Learn Maritime Lessons From Its Small Island States

  5/03 | [ISS] On 24 January, the French frigate Nivôse seized 444 kg of methamphetamines and heroin worth more than ?40 million from a dhow in (...)

Nigeria: Enugu Residents Face Acute Water Scarcity

  5/03 | [Premium Times] A resident in Enugu says she has been buying water at exorbitant rates from vendors for the past nine (...)

US: ‘New’ Dream Act Not Full Reform

  4/03 | Click to expand Image Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students celebrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, (...)

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Ethiopia: Eritrean Forces Massacre Tigray Civilians

  5/03 | Click to expand Image Priest on his way to church in Axum, Tigray region, Ethiopia on January 25, 2011. © 2011 Matjaz Krivic via Getty (...)

Cambodia: Scrap Abusive Covid-19 Prevention Bill

  5/03 | Click to expand Image Front side of the National Assembly of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, May 7, 2019. © Daniel (...)

Sudan: HUDO - 'Sudanese Forces Arbitrarily Arrest Civilians, Including Children, in Blue (...)

  5/03 | [Radio Dabanga] Guisan -- The Sudanese forces arrested four civilians, including children, on Monday in Geissan, Blue Nile State, and (...)

Africa: Covid Restrictions Chipping Away At Civil Liberties

  5/03 | [DW] The COVID-19 pandemic has provided African autocrats with the perfect set of circumstances to restrict civil liberties, rights (...)

US: ‘New’ Dream Act Not Full Reform

  4/03 | Click to expand Image Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students celebrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, (...)

Egypt: Egypt Arrests Dissident's Families Under Allies' Noses

  4/03 | [HRW] Hasiba Mahsoob, a 50-year-old Egyptian businesswoman, was at a public place in Alexandria, Egypt, in November 2019 when security (...)

UAE: Greater Progress Needed on Women's Rights

  4/03 | (Beirut) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made important women’s rights reforms in recent years, such as passing new domestic (...)

US Has a Chance to Protect Forests Worldwide

3/03 | Click to expand Image “I don’t have gloves; when we pick up the fruit bunches it hurts us,” said a palm fruit harvester that has worked (...)

Gambia: Women's Rights Activists Want Government to Implement Laws Criminalizing (...)

3/03 | [Foroyaa] Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) remains a practice in The Gambia despite the ban by the State.

South Africa: Exposed - South Africa's Role in Yemeni Civil Conflict's Humanitarian (...)

3/03 | [Daily Maverick] Weapons produced in South Africa are awash in Yemen and being used by numerous parties in that war, says a report by (...)

South Asia’s Women’s Rights Activists Should Be Heard

3/03 | As 2020 drew to a close, protesters across South Asia took to the streets, calling on their governments to take widespread sexual (...)

Ghana: Reject LGBTQI in Your Communities—Sheikh Abdul-Hamid

2/03 | [Ghanaian Times] An Islamic scholar, Sheikh Mohammed Lamin Abdul-Hamid, has asked Ghanaians to reject Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, (...)

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Africa: Continent Can Learn Maritime Lessons From Its Small Island States

  5/03 | [ISS] On 24 January, the French frigate Nivôse seized 444 kg of methamphetamines and heroin worth more than ?40 million from a dhow in (...)

Nigeria: Enugu Residents Face Acute Water Scarcity

  5/03 | [Premium Times] A resident in Enugu says she has been buying water at exorbitant rates from vendors for the past nine (...)

Tunisia: Second Edition of Amwej Call for Projects for Sustainable Blue Economy, (...)

  4/03 | [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Saison Bleue initiative is launching the second edition of the Tunisian call for projects (...)

Africa: Flipflopi Sets Sail Around Lake Victoria to Raise Awareness On Pollution Menace in East (...)

  4/03 | [UNEP] World's first recycled plastic sailing dhow will promote circular solutions and call for an end to unnecessary single-use (...)

Zimbabwe: Lake Kariba Water Rises Above Minimum Operating Level

3/03 | [The Herald] Water at Lake Kariba, the world's largest reservoir has risen above its minimum operating level of 475.50 metres (...)

Seychelles: Seychelles Islands Foundation Says 50 Coco De Mer Poached in 2020

3/03 | [Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) recorded an increase in the poaching of the endemic coco de mer in the (...)

Desert sparrow Passer simplex nesting in the algerian northern sahara

9/02 | African Journal of Ecology, EarlyView.

High abundance and large proportion of medium and large duikers in an intact and unhunted (...)

8/02 | Abstract Unsustainable hunting of bushmeat has dramatic impacts on ecological processes and people's livelihoods. Unfortunately, (...)

Causes of admission to a raptor rehabilitation centre and factors that can be used to predict (...)

8/02 | Abstract Admission records of rescued birds are an important source of information for tracking the prevalence of human‐related threats (...)

Biogeography of the Egyptian mongoose Herpestes ichneumon (Linnaeus, 1758) in Africa, with (...)

3/02 | Abstract The paucity of studies on Egyptian mongoose Herpestes ichneumon (Linnaeus, 1758) in Africa highlights the need for baseline (...)

Distribution of the critically endangered Coquerel's sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) across (...)

2/02 | Abstract Habitat loss and fragmentation affect species occurrence and distribution in rapidly changing ecosystems. These issues are (...)

Ecological impact of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King and Robinson on native plant communities and (...)

2/02 | African Journal of Ecology, EarlyView.

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IMG: What is going on in Kivu ? In 1994, the perpetrators of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda fled en masse to Kivu in eastern Congo. For nearly twenty years, remnants of the (...)
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