First polio outbreak in 30 years declared in Mozambique — Global Problems

This is the second imported case of wild poliovirus in southern Africa this year, following an outbreak in Malawi in mid-February, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional office for Africa said in a press release. The only case so far is that of the country first since 1992† The infected child began to become paralyzed … Read more

Political will and partnerships essential to ending child labour, says ILO’s Joni Musabayana — Global Issues

dr. Joni Musabayana, director of the International Labor Organization (ILO), says strong commitments and political will are needed to end child labor in Africa. Credit: Fawzia Moodley/IPS by Fawzia Moodley (durban† Wednesday 18 May 2022 Inter Press Service Durban, May 18 (IPS) – With a strong commitment from governments, businesses, labor and consumers, the scourge … Read more

Burkina Faso rescue workers find no survivors in rescue room of flooded mine

The Perkoa mine, owned by the Canadian firm Trevali Mining Corp (TV.TO) and located about 120 km (75 miles) west of the capital Ouagadougou, was abruptly flooded on April 16 after unexpectedly violent storms occurred during the dry season. rain fell. During a months-long search and rescue operation, there was faint hope that the missing … Read more

Call to invest ‘serious resources’ in education, to fight child labor – global issues

Significant investment from the international community will be required to provide free quality education for every child. Credit: Cecilia Russell/IPS by Cecilia Russell (durban† Tuesday 17 May 2022 Inter Press Service Durban, May 17 (IPS) – “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to eradicate child labour.” So said Dennis Sinyolo, director of … Read more

Africa expected to strongly support Durban Call to action against child labor – Global issues

The Trade and Industry Department of the African Union Commission, Head of Industry Houssein Guedi highlighted how 92.2 million of the world’s children entangled in child labor live in Africa, at the 5th World Conference on the Elimination of Child Labor in Durban . Credit: Lyse Comins/IPS by Lyse Comins (durban† Tuesday 17 May 2022 … Read more

Nigeria: Death toll in explosion near school in northwestern Kano state rises to nine

Earlier, Kano Police Commissioner Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko told CNN the explosion came from a gas cylinder that went off near a school in the Sabon Gari area of ​​Kano. “It was a gas explosion. There was a welder nearby and his gas cylinder exploded near a private school… we recovered four victims, including the welder … Read more

Mali arrests suspects after announcement of thwarted coup attempt

Malian authorities say they have arrested suspects after announcing that the ruling junta had foiled a coup attempt backed by an unnamed Western government Through BABA AHMED Associated Press May 17, 2022, 5:41 PM † 4 minutes reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BAMAKO, Mali — Malian authorities have arrested suspects after an … Read more

Libyan capital rocked by strife as rival prime minister competes for power

IMAGES General Staff of the Government of National Unity are deployed in the capital, Tripoli, hours after the forces of the rival government in Tobruk withdrew after intense fighting between hostile militias. Gunfire shook through Libya’s capital for several hours on Tuesday as a rival prime minister attempted to oust interim prime minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah, … Read more

Ethiopia to receive $300 million World Bank grant for reconstruction | Abiy Ahmed News

Fighting in the northern region of Tigray has abated since the federal government declared a unilateral ceasefire. Ethiopia and the World Bank have signed a pact for a $300 million grant to support reconstruction and recovery in conflict-affected areas, the finance ministry said. The fighting that broke out in the northern region of Tigray in … Read more