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

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

Raging wildfire forces evacuation of Cape Town university

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Raging wildfire forces evacuation of Cape Town university” – below is their description. A wildfire raging on the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain forced the evacuation of students from the University of Cape Town on Sunday. Winds spread the blaze across dry brush and forced some roads … Read more Raging wildfire forces evacuation of Cape Town university

Kitty-Cams show Cape Town Cats Hunting for More Than You Might Expect

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Kitty-Cams show Cape Town Cats Hunting for More Than You Might Expect” – below is their description. Kitty-cams, cameras strapped to cats, have allowed scientists to determine that Cape Town’s felines are slashing populations of some of Africa’s rarest frog and bird species. The city’s domestic cat … Read more Kitty-Cams show Cape Town Cats Hunting for More Than You Might Expect

Colonial Statues: How African Countries Responded From Liberation to #RhodesMustFall

Cecil Rhodes, King Leopold, Paul Kruger. Statues honoring leaders of colonial rule have been pulled down over the years in Africa after countries won independence or newer generations said relics had to go. Though a statue of imperialist Cecil John Rhodes was taken down in Zimbabwe – formerly Rhodesia – at independence, it was only … Read more Colonial Statues: How African Countries Responded From Liberation to #RhodesMustFall

How Africans Centuries Ago Used Social Distancing To Manage Pandemics

How did past civilizations deal with pandemics and what could they teach us today? Professor Shadreck Chirikure, of the University of Cape Town and Oxford University, explains how Africans centuries ago used social distancing and other strategies to survive waves of disease. Read more here (via The Conversation Africa): https://bit.ly/2ZIX4yu Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more How Africans Centuries Ago Used Social Distancing To Manage Pandemics

What happens if you get both COVID-19 and malaria?

Malaria is active in scores of countries with most cases occurring in tropical regions. The World Health Organization says there are more than 200 million new cases of malaria every year. Kelly Chibale is an organic chemistry professor at the University of Cape Town. He explains the health implications if a patient is infected with … Read more What happens if you get both COVID-19 and malaria?

South Africa, with continent’s highest infection rate, dreads economic impact

South Africa has recorded 4,000 cases of coronavirus, the highest on the continent. Anthony Black, professor at Prism University of Cape Town, says the economic impact could be around 10% decline in GDP this year, with a severe impact on poor communities, and informal sectors. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more South Africa, with continent’s highest infection rate, dreads economic impact

Law: Dialogues in a Constitutional Democracy – South Africa

The South African Constitution, and in particular its Bill of Rights, is widely recognised as one of the most progressive in the world. Nevertheless, as venerated as it is, this Constitution remains a written document and, as any constitution, needs action from government and citizens alike to transform it into a living document and ensure … Read more Law: Dialogues in a Constitutional Democracy – South Africa