New settlement for homeless named ‘COVID-19’ in South Africa

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “New settlement for homeless named ‘COVID-19’ in South Africa” – below is their description. South Africa has experienced a dramatic rise in illegal land occupations since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Cape Town, authorities have dealt with more than 1,000 incidents over the past year. … Read more New settlement for homeless named ‘COVID-19’ in South Africa

HIV/AIDS 40 years on: How far has Africa come? | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “HIV/AIDS 40 years on: How far has Africa come? | DW News” – below is their description. It has been 40 years since the first case of AIDS was reported. Since then, nearly 35-million people have died from HIV-related disease. While there is still no cure, there has … Read more HIV/AIDS 40 years on: How far has Africa come? | DW News

Fighting for sacred land: The people taking on Amazon in Africa

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Fighting for sacred land: The people taking on Amazon in Africa” – below is their description. E-retailer Amazon is at the centre of a controversial battle over sacred, ecologically sensitive land in Cape Town, South Africa. The company is building its Africa headquarters on a floodplain, a … Read more Fighting for sacred land: The people taking on Amazon in Africa

‘I Was a Stolen Baby & Found My Long Lost sister at High School’ | This Morning

This Morning published this video item, entitled “‘I Was a Stolen Baby & Found My Long Lost sister at High School’ | This Morning” – below is their description. Five years ago, in a case that captured headlines around the world, Lavona Solomon was sentenced to 10 years in prison for kidnapping a three-day-old baby … Read more ‘I Was a Stolen Baby & Found My Long Lost sister at High School’ | This Morning

Ceuta migrant crisis: Spain says 6,600 migrants sent back to Morocco

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ceuta migrant crisis: Spain says 6,600 migrants sent back to Morocco” – below is their description. In this edition: At least 6,600 of the more than 8,000 migrants who arrived at Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta this week have been sent back over the border to Morocco following a diplomatic dispute. … Read more Ceuta migrant crisis: Spain says 6,600 migrants sent back to Morocco

Agriculture in South Africa: Wine estate offers business ownership to black farmers

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Agriculture in South Africa: Wine estate offers business ownership to black farmers” – below is their description. The South African parliament is debating an amendment to the constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation. Those in favor see it as a way to redress the economic … Read more Agriculture in South Africa: Wine estate offers business ownership to black farmers

International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration: All-Star Global Concert

United Nations published this video item, entitled “International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration: All-Star Global Concert” – below is their description. As the great Nina Simone said, “Jazz is not just music, it is a way of life, it is a way of being, a way of thinking”. The story of Jazz is written into … Read more International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration: All-Star Global Concert

Nigeria in Focus: Rethinking relations with the West – Eye on Africa

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria in Focus: Rethinking relations with the West – Eye on Africa” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: There is international concern about deepening turmoil in Chad following the death of President Idriss  Deby. His absence throws the battle against jihadist groups in the Sahel … Read more Nigeria in Focus: Rethinking relations with the West – Eye on Africa

Scholars grieve loss of priceless antiquities in Cape Town fire

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Scholars grieve loss of priceless antiquities in Cape Town fire” – below is their description. It was no ordinary #library. The University of #CapeTown’s Jagger Reading Room, destroyed by a runaway #fire this week, was a beacon of African history and intellect. The African studies section of … Read more Scholars grieve loss of priceless antiquities in Cape Town fire

Bush fire on South Africa’s Table Mountain sets University of Cape Town buildings ablaze

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Bush fire on South Africa’s Table Mountain sets University of Cape Town buildings ablaze” – below is their description. A bush fire hit South Africa’s historic University of Cape Town on April 18, 2021. The blaze spread quickly up the slopes of Table Mountain after starting … Read more Bush fire on South Africa’s Table Mountain sets University of Cape Town buildings ablaze

Cape Town fire ‘contained’: Landmarks destroyed, evacuations continue

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Cape Town fire ‘contained’: Landmarks destroyed, evacuations continue” – below is their description. The mayor of the South African city of Cape Town says firefighters have contained a blaze that has ravaged the slopes of Table Mountain. Strong winds fanned the flames for more than 24 hours, … Read more Cape Town fire ‘contained’: Landmarks destroyed, evacuations continue

Heavy winds fan flames as wildfire forces evacuations in Cape Town

Global News published this video item, entitled “Heavy winds fan flames as wildfire forces evacuations in Cape Town” – below is their description. Firefighters faced heavy winds as they battled a wildfire in Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday though officials said the fire was “largely under control.” Heavy smoke could be seen for kilometres … Read more Heavy winds fan flames as wildfire forces evacuations in Cape Town

Thousands of people evacuated as wildfires rage across Cape Town

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Thousands of people evacuated as wildfires rage across Cape Town” – below is their description. Thousands of people are being evacuated from Table Mountain in Cape Town where winds are continuing to fan forest fires towards neighbourhoods. Around 250 firefighters are trying to control the blaze as thick … Read more Thousands of people evacuated as wildfires rage across Cape Town

Table Mountain fire under control, historical buildings badly hit

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Table Mountain fire under control, historical buildings badly hit” – below is their description. In tonight’s edition: Several historic buildings – including parts of Cape Town University’s library  are damaged by a wildfire along table mountain. And more than 20,000 people have fled the Mozambican town of … Read more Table Mountain fire under control, historical buildings badly hit

Mars helicopter, Cape Town fires, Chauvin trial: World in Photos, April 19

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Mars helicopter, Cape Town fires, Chauvin trial: World in Photos, April 19” – below is their description. A look at the top photos from around the globe. ABC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before … Read more Mars helicopter, Cape Town fires, Chauvin trial: World in Photos, April 19