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To Effectively Combat Climate Change, Involve Women

Atlanta (USA) – London’s Waterloo Bridge over the River Thames is famously known as the “Ladies Bridge,” for it was built largely by women during the height of World War II.  On another continent, women fighting a different war have built an equally remarkable structure: a 3,300-meter anti-salt dyke constructed by a women’s association in Senegal to reclaim land affected by rising levels of salt water.

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On the Frontier of Islam: The Maverick Mystics of Senegal

The chanters are Mourides, members of Senegal’s most prominent Sufi order. They are celebrating the Grand Magal, the order’s annual festival which sees two-million jubilant devotees thronging the streets of the holy city of Touba, deep in the country’s dusty interior, in a three-day frenzy of feasting, worship and rapture.

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Boko Haram, Islamic State, and the underlying concerns for West Africa

Last year, Boko Haram pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. What’s come of it?

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Africa and the drama of immigration

Migration is as old as Africa itself. People have always moved in search of a better life.

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Africa – When the broom triumphs over the gun

Brussels – Y’en a marre, Balai citoyen, Filimbi and Inyina are just a few of the youth protest movements that are emerging in Africa. Their pacifist anger is symbolic of a generational rupture with a leadership that does not want to cede power. Afronline met the leaders of these movements at the Université Libre de Bruxelles during the Africa Week organised by the S&D Group, the group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.

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Women for Expo – Khadija Doucoure (IFAD): Africa is progressing slowly but surely on rural women’s empowerment

In Africa, like everywhere, empowerment of rural women leads to an increase in their economic, social and political power.

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