The U.N.'s report may be imperfect, but that doesn't change the reality for thousands of victims of human rights abuses in Eritrea.
#Senufo: First West #African exhibit at the @STLArtMuseum in over 15 years. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/07/29/senufo-art-and-identity-in-west-africa/ … #Africa #Artpic.twitter.com/jeOBgR9Coy
In W. Africa & the US, coverage of the Ebola crisis fell short in different ways. http://www.icfj.org/news/weak-health-systems-poor-communications-were-lethal-combo-during-ebola-crisis … via
Press freedom and presidential term limits go hand in hand. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/11/18/throughout-africa-presidential-term-limits-accompany-a-strong-press/ … cc
@NASA scientist Paul Mahaffy in #Eritrea. Now, he leads @MarsCuriosity. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/07/18/homeschooled-in-eritrea-a-scientist-leads-missions-in-space/ …pic.twitter.com/z35TyZ22hl
Learn about the West African art that inspired Picasso and Léger. https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/07/29/senufo-art-and-identity-in-west-africa/ … cc
@STLArtMuseumpic.twitter.com/cHA2kzGp6N @EsauDlamini So sorry to keep you waiting. We're reviewing submissions and will be in touch soon.
Why an imperfect
#COI report doesn't change the reality in #Eritrea by @RufaelTecle https://www.africa-talks.com/2016/06/26/yes-it-is-that-bad-an-imperfect-u-n-report-doesnt-change-the-reality-in-eritrea/ …pic.twitter.com/IjYsXN8jTJ
We're looking for paid and unpaid contributors to join our team. Learn more and apply today: https://www.africa-talks.com/2016/01/26/we-are-looking-for-contributors/ …pic.twitter.com/kMri7XGwMA
Our latest explores a controversial figure connected to the
#refugeecrisis. #Eritrea #UN https://www.africa-talks.com/2016/01/24/why-journalists-should-treat-nonprofits-un-agencies-and-ngos-with-greater-skepticism/ …pic.twitter.com/SiTFhwcn4c @IOAlawode @UCJ_UI @ucjfunaab @UCJUNILORIN @AmyPeachy @Platolaw @IRE_NITEMI Yes, but... check out this connection: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/11/18/throughout-africa-presidential-term-limits-accompany-a-strong-press/ …
@sakinakavi for the interview, and check out her blog to know what's happening in Dar es Salaam: https://definingdar.wordpress.com/ .
@Salem_Solomon & @cfrech talk about the @at_elearning online training project in the latest issue of @happeningtz.pic.twitter.com/XY3r4AjAMI
What's really behind
#Eritrea's mass exodus? We explore the root causes: https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/09/20/root-causes-of-the-mediterranean-sea-refugee-crisis/ … #refugeecrisispic.twitter.com/SNewRF7XE4
The struggle for a free and open press continues. https://www.africa-talks.com/500-days/
#PressFreedom #Ethiopia #Zone9Bloggerspic.twitter.com/oNwXCgX79O
Thanks to all the journalists who have taken our survey. It's not too late to add your voice: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/at-elearning pic.twitter.com/eXmtXAE9up
"There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women." ~ Thomas Sankara https://www.africa-talks.com/quotes/thomas-sankara/ …pic.twitter.com/nbVhmCF4lb
@Mokigirl @cyclingEri @cyclingrwanda @EthiopiaCycling did you try our quiz on #cycling? #Africa https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/quiz-cycling-in-africa/ …
Think you know the history of
#cycling in #Africa? Take our quiz & find out! https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/quiz-cycling-in-africa/ … cc #TDF2015pic.twitter.com/aFYxcZXFt2 #Eritrea|n riders broke barriers at #TDF2015. Will they pave the way for women in Africa? https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/as-cycling-gains-traction-in-africa-when-do-women-get-to-ride/ …pic.twitter.com/e6mP5mzRw7
African journalists want more training, and they want to receive it online. That’s the key takeaway from our survey of nearly 1,100 journalists working across the continent. On May 25, we’ll begin sharing detailed results from our study at eLearning Africa 2016, an annual education and technology conference. We’ll focus on responses from small newsrooms... Read more »
Interested in stories that affect countries across Africa? Passionate about journalism and its vital role in the growth of the continent? Value training for African journalists? We’d love to talk. We’re looking for subject-matter experts and individuals with deep expertise in journalism and education to help shape the future of Africa Talks. First, though, a word... Read more »
In a recent Poynter.org story, we argue for greater scrutiny of the figures that nonprofits, NGOs and the U.N. produce. We use a specific statistic from the UNHCR — the claim that 5,000 Eritreans leave the country each month — to illustrate our point. Over the past seven months, we compiled articles that highlighted the... Read more »
Last week, VOA News launched our project exploring how long Africa’s presidents have held office. Some heads of state are notorious for defying term limits, remaining in office decade after decade. Many presidents, however, have been on the job for just a few years. These differences provide a chance to explore how the length of... Read more »
The bodies of helpless refugees awash the shores of Libya and pile the depths of the Mediterranean Sea. Most died in search of a dignified life. Those who survive face uncertain futures, discrimination and prison. Many of these refugees come from Eritrea, a country where freedom and opportunity are severely restricted.