Daily Archives: September 2, 2019

RedOne pays tribute to Africa with the new hit WE LOVE AFRICA

RedOne, an international producer, singer and songwriter, has five of its best hits on more than 6.1 billion YouTube views and more than 2300 billion Streams on Spotify. Aminux, a 27-year-old R#39;n#39;B hit-maker, has more than 2.8 million fans and …

Nigerian Insecurity Requires Urgent Attention, UN Rapporteur Warns

ABUJA – Nigeria’s multiple security problems have created a crisis that requires urgent attention and could lead to instability in other African countries if it is not addressed, a United Nations rapporteur said Monday.

Security forces in Africa’s most populous …

Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Nigeria generates an estimated 32 million tons of solid waste per year, one of the highest amounts in Africa. Of that figure, plastic constitutes 2.5 million tons.

Every day in a junk yard provides an opportunity to …

UN Chief Appeals for Donors to Follow Through on Ebola Pledges

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres encouraged donors to honor the pledges they have made to combat Ebola as he visited the Democratic Republic of Congo to offer support in fighting the outbreak.

Guterres told reporters Monday in Kinshasa that the …

First fossil trails of baby sea turtles found in South Africa

Baby sea turtles are cute. They fascinate us as they dig out of their sandy nests and make a run for the sea. But they face instant danger from voracious birds and other predators � so we cheer them on, …

POPE FRANCIS VISITS MOZAMBIQUE, MADAGASCAR AND MAURITIUS

Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa:

MOZAMBIQUE (SEPT. 4-6)

In Mozambique the pope’s theme for his Africa trip, as a “pilgrim of …