Category: Black Issues

Africa: Global Average Temperature Predicted to Temporarily Rise Above Tipping Point in Next Five Years

September 29, 2021
With carbon dioxide emissions poised to rise to record highs in 2023 and global average temperatures potentially reaching above the 1.5°C tipping point in the next five years, the climate … Read More The post Africa: Global Average Temperature Predicted to Temporarily Rise Above Tipping Point in Next Five Years appeared first on Black Politics.

Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande Congratulates Biovac for Appointment to Manufacture and Distribute Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Within Africa

July 24, 2021
Minister Nzimande congratulates Biovac for having been appointed to manufacture and distribute Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 vaccine doses within Africa The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, congratulates … Read More The post Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande Congratulates Biovac for Appointment to Manufacture and Distribute Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Within Africa appeared first

Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19?

July 24, 2021
Africa is hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis and especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. A new report suggests ways the continent can build back better as it … Read More The post Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19? appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-is-a-green-recovery-in-africa-possible-after-covid-19-2/

South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

July 22, 2021
As the dust settles on insurrection, government must acknowledge the urgent need to repurpose a failing security system. The attempted insurrection of the past week affirms the extent to which … Read More The post South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africas-security-sector-is-in-crisis-reform-must-start-now-2/

Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

July 22, 2021
Massive desolation continues to engulf populations of at least 10 African countries for a fifth week running, in the wake of poor medical responses and a biting oxygen shortage. WHO … Read More The post Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-continent-faces-acute-shortages-of-oxygen-supplies-and-icu-beds-2/

As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs

July 21, 2021
The Los Angeles Sentinel, a weekly Black-owned newspaper, reported on the pivotal anniversary last week. Joyce Marie Beatty serves as the U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 3rd congressional district. Since 2013, … Read More The post As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs appeared first on Black Politics.

Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market

July 20, 2021
A struggling mushroom grower in Oshikoto says he will soon start making biscuits, an addition to his existing wide range of products such as soup, dried mushrooms and seeds. This … Read More The post Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/namibia-mushroom-grower-dreams-of-formal-market/

Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The National Response Measures

July 19, 2021
Windhoek — Fellow Namibians, good morning. The country has crossed two significant milestones over the past 14-day observance period. We have exceeded 100,000 cumulative cases and over 2,000 deaths have … Read More The post Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The

Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development

July 19, 2021
Political Editor The Government will continue engaging local investors in the rebuilding of the country as they have demonstrated that the development of the nation can be done using local … Read More The post Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/zimbabwe-local-expertise-to-anchor-national-development-3/

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

July 19, 2021
Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills … Read More The post Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-community-health-workers-as-the-backbone-of-primary-healthcare-delivery-rwandas-approach/