Archive July 2014

A new perspective on gender gaps in agriculture

Nairobi – African research institutes need to provide policymakers with better evidence on what works to close the large gap in agricultural production between men and women, says a report.

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Libya is fast following Somalia’s road to ruin

With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have withdrawn and the UK have ordered all British nationals out. Yet, the repercussions of losing Libya are monumental, especially for Europe.

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Cameroon’s Muslim clerics turn to education to shun Boko Haram

Yaounde – Cameroon’s Muslims act against religious discrimination, which is fuelled by a growing number of attacks and abductions in the country staged by Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram.

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The winners of the platinum strike in South Africa

After a five-month struggle, South Africa’s platinum strike has ended and miners have gone back to work. In the midst of debates over financial gains and losses, Brad Cibane argues the real achievements lie outside the economic sphere.

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US President Barack Obama to launch leadership centre in Kenya

Washington DC – The United States will establish a leadership centre in Kenya to train young East Africans for executive positions in business, government and civil society, President Barack Obama announced Monday.

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Dagoretti’s breath of fresh air

Dagoretti, Kenya – A new dawn brings a breath of fresh air and ushers in waves of social change. Dagoretti’s first community radio station, Mtaani radio, is imparting communities at the grassroot level. Mtaani is a swahili word for Community.

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Direttore Responsabile Stefano Arduini