Day: August 29, 2022

The 5th Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation Opens in Beijing

BEIJING, Aug. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 5th Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation (the “Forum”) opened on August 25 in Beijing, China, combining online and offline events and sessions. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Senegal President Macky Sall, who is the African Co-Chair of FOCAC, sent congratulatory letters to the Forum.

Ukraine: civilian casualty update 29 August 2022

From 24 February 2022, when the Russian Federation’s armed attack against Ukraine started, to 28 August 2022, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) recorded 13,718 civilian casualties in the country: 5,663 killed and 8,055 inj…

Strike Deadlock Shuts Nigerian Universities for Months

Adenekan Ayomide had been attending the University of Abuja for two years when the lecturers went on strike in February. The 27-year-old undergraduate student hoped he would return to school quickly but immediately took a job as a taxi driver to pay bi…

Cameroon Says Schools Shut Down by Separatists Have Reopened

Education officials in Cameroon say improved security in its western regions have allowed more than 200 schools that had been shut by separatist threats since 2017 to reopen for the new school year. But critics note officials said the same thing last y…

Angola Held Funeral Ceremony Of Former President

LUANDA– The funeral ceremony of Angola’s former President, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, was held yesterday in Luanda, the country’s capital.The Territory Minister, Marcy Lopes, spokesman for the commission, said, foreign delegations, represented at the hig…