Africa
The waters are running red in Africa’s Great Lakes region – a war is raging we can’t ignore any longer

Resources like cobalt, copper, lithium, and the trees of the rainforest continue to be exploited by the rest of the world despite the carnage that has afflicted Africa’s Great Lakes for the past 30 years

monkey pox Monkeypox: Monitoring, awareness keys to control, says expert

The monkeypox virus has spread to over 75 countries, including India, infecting over 16,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has termed it a global health emergency

US police monitored journalists, activists after George Floyd’s murder and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police surveillance of activists in the US, the trial of 3 former health ministers for mass forced sterilizations in Peru and more

Africa’s vaccination rate lags at 8% as booster doses deepen inequity and other stories

Today’s episode looks at the slow vaccination rate in Africa, the postponement of elections in Libya, and an end to the Kellogg’s strike

Kellogg’s cereal plant workers go on strike for fair pay and benefits and other stories

Today we look at the strike for pay and benefits by workers across Kellogg’s cereal plants in the US; a protest march against mining expansion by tribal communities in Chhattisgarh, India; and more

Less than 2% people are fully vaccinated in Africa while US calls for a third dose

The total COVID-19 cases in Africa has now crossed 7.5 million, yet less than 2% of the continent’s population has been vaccinated

Less than 2% vaccinated even as COVID-19 cases cross 7.1 million in Africa

Despite the recently increased supply, the continent suffers a severe shortage of vaccines due to stockpiling by wealthier countries and the credit rating agencies’ practice of disproportionately downgrading developing countries during the pandemic

Israeli forces attack Palestinians during far-right Flag March and other stories

Today we look at the far-right Flag March held in Jerusalem, the release of NSA whistleblower Reality Winner from prison, and more

COVID-19 cases cross 5 million in Africa but less than 1% of the population is vaccinated

11 countries, including Nigeria, do not have enough supply to cater even to one percent of its respective populations. Tanzania, Burundi, Eritrea and the Sahrawi Republic are yet to receive any vaccine doses