Category Archive: Africa

Covid-19 era esta ¿la pandemia que esperaba la OMS? Seamos positivos frente a la confusión

En septiembre de 2019 publicamos una nota de la OMS que hablaba de uma pandemia similar a la gripe que podría matar 80 millones de personas en sólo 36hs (Leer aquí la nota… Continue reading

Invest in Rwanda, A Country With Unconventional Vision And Leadership

Since the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Rwanda has risen from $752million to $9.5 billion in 2018, and the GDP per capita has grown from $125.5 to $787… Continue reading

African megacities adapt to a climate crisis

Africa’s cities are booming. But they will be hit hardest by climate change. In interviews with 30 urban Africans, including informal waste pickers and UN climate scientists, DW looks at how four big… Continue reading

FOCUS ON KENYA: A Chain Reaction Of Investment And Economic Growth

“Kenya has the largest, most diverse economy in East and Central Africa, serving as the regional hub for logistics and air transportation, financial services, ICT innovations, and international media coverage. We have a… Continue reading

La OMS alertó de que un virus similar a la gripe podría matar a 80 millones de personas en solo 36 horas

Un informe que emitirá el organismo este mes y del que se conocieron resultados preliminares advirtió que “el mundo no está preparado para una pandemia” y que la amenaza de que un patógeno… Continue reading

UN General Assembly’s High-Level Week to focus on climate, sustainable development

In English: “I told leaders not to come with fancy speeches, but with concrete commitments,” Guterres said UN, September 18. /TASS/. Climate change and the sustainable development agenda for the upcoming decade will… Continue reading

JAVIER BARDEM TAKES OVER TIMES SQUARE TO DEMAND OCEAN PROTECTIONS

James Bond actor Javier Bardem has taken to the streets of New York’s Times Square to demand greater protection for the world’s oceans ahead of a meeting with the United Nations. The Oscar… Continue reading

How Liquefied Natural Gas Could Change South Africa’s Fortunes

The development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) could help transform the South African economy, spur re-industrialisation, reduce the country’s over-reliance on coal-fired power stations, and contribute to increased regional trade. South Africa has… Continue reading

Save the rhino: How India and South Africa differ in conservation

The two countries’ conservations objectives remain the same, but while South Africa dehorns its rhinos to protect them from poachers, this approach is unlikely to be adopted in India. We sat quietly in… Continue reading