Syria, Yemen, UNEP report & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 March 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Syria, Yemen, UNEP report & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 March 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Syria – Fukushima – Afghanistan – Libya – Yemen – Iraq – Togo – Equatorial Guinea – Haiti – … Read more Syria, Yemen, UNEP report & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 March 2021)

A defiant eighth edition of Togo’s International Fashion Festival

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “A defiant eighth edition of Togo’s International Fashion Festival” – below is their description. Organising a fashion festival during a pandemic is no mean feat, especially when the event’s budget has been slashed and designers and models alike are barred from travelling. But Jacques Logoh, the founder of … Read more A defiant eighth edition of Togo’s International Fashion Festival

Mali, Yemen, Libya & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 February 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Mali, Yemen, Libya & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 February 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mali – Yemen – Libya – Climate – Security Council – Myanmar – Eswatini – Migrants – Pulses Day – … Read more Mali, Yemen, Libya & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 February 2021)

60 years of Independence – a Wave of Independence Spread Across Africa

United Nations published this video item, entitled “60 years of Independence – a Wave of Independence Spread Across Africa” – below is their description. In 1960, a wave of independence spread across French-speaking Africa. That year, 14 new States were admitted to the United Nations. Today, Cameroon, Togo, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Benin, Niger, … Read more 60 years of Independence – a Wave of Independence Spread Across Africa

Nigerians pressure government over police brutality vow

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Nigerians pressure government over police brutality vow” – below is their description. In Nigeria, two people are killed in protests over police brutality. The government has promised to disband a special unit at the centre of the anger. Also, as France marks Pink October, we report on … Read more Nigerians pressure government over police brutality vow

Pink October: Breast cancer, real public health concern in Togo

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Pink October: Breast cancer, real public health concern in Togo” – below is their description. On the occasion of #PinkOctober, an operation intended to raise awareness and support research around breast cancer, we focus on #Togo, where breast cancer is a real public health concern. Almost 3,000 … Read more Pink October: Breast cancer, real public health concern in Togo

🇹🇬 Togo – Chair of Delegation Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

United Nations published this video item, entitled “🇹🇬 Togo – Chair of Delegation Addresses General Debate, 75th Session” – below is their description. Kokou Kpayedo, Chair of Delegation of Togo, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020). ———– Watch Other … Read more 🇹🇬 Togo – Chair of Delegation Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

Actors, Activists, NGOs Join Forces to Feed the Future 9:00a

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Actors, Activists, NGOs Join Forces to Feed the Future 9:00a” – below is their description. Sep.18 — Sabrina Elba, Model, Actress, and United Nations’ IFAD Goodwill Ambassador; Monika Froeler, CEO, Ban Ki-Moon Centre; Gilbert F. Houngbo, President, IFAD and former Prime Minister of Togo; Aksel Jakobsen, … Read more Actors, Activists, NGOs Join Forces to Feed the Future 9:00a

Family of arrested ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero believe he was kidnapped

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Family of arrested ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero believe he was kidnapped” – below is their description. The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped”, his daughter asserts, while a video shared by Rwandan authorities allegedly backing … Read more Family of arrested ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero believe he was kidnapped

Malian jihadist police chief on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

A Malian jihadist police chief appear in court in the Hague accused of overseeing ‘unimaginable crimes’ in Timbuktu in 2012. Al Hassan’s been charged with war crimes by the International Criminal Court. In North Darfur State, several people are reportedly killed by the feared Janjaweed militia after unrest breaks out, following recent protests calling for … Read more Malian jihadist police chief on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

Libya unity government claims full control of Tripoli

In tonight’s edition: A siege of libya’s capital Tripoli has ended according to the UN backed government. A hundred million euros in public money disappears in Niger in an embezzlement scandal linked to arms sales. And Togo’s agricultural sector is hit hard by border restrictions. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Libya unity government claims full control of Tripoli

A village in Togo is being swallowed by the waves

On Togo’s Baguida Beach, homes have been destroyed by the encroaching ocean. Three-quarters of the population has left, and those who remain struggle to survive on the shrinking sands. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get … Read more A village in Togo is being swallowed by the waves

World Faces ‘Mega-Famines’ from Virus Impact on Fragile Countries: UN

The World Food Programme (WFP) cautioned Thursday the world faces a catastrophic scenario of multiple famines if enough funds weren’t pledged to combat the ripple effect of COVID-19 on the world’s most fragile countries, already grappling with food insecurity. “What we’re facing now is a double pandemic of truly.. famines that could impact us at … Read more World Faces ‘Mega-Famines’ from Virus Impact on Fragile Countries: UN

Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Myanmar – COVID/Food crises – Security Council – COVID/Bangladesh – COVID/Togo – COVID/Guyana – COVID/ILO – Libya – Iran – Syria – Yemen – DRC floods – UNESCO Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=21%20April%202020

Coronavirus fears and preparation in Senegal

The Coronavirus continues to spread in Africa with new cases in Senegal, Cameroon and Togo. At least 45 infections have been confirmed across the continent. As people panic and pharmacies run out of masks and sanitizer, some are resorting to traditional remedies in hopes of remaining immune to the virus. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports … Read more Coronavirus fears and preparation in Senegal