The African-European project “Journalism in a Global Context” aims at connecting journalism students in Africa and Europe, thus promoting the quality of foreign reporting of Europe and Africa in a crucial time of development for both continents. Students from both continents produce media input together and focus on migration from Africa to Germany and Europe. Their stories show the reality of life of African refugees in Europe and mention alternatives to flee. You can find the results of the students’ work on this website.
What started as an idea to impress his wife has become an ambitious business venture for one Gambian entrepreneur, who wants to transform his small chocolate production operation into the country's own cocoa industry.
Migration has emerged as a major challenge of the 21st century. Societies in the Global South continue to suffer from a persistently unfavourable global economic structure, ineffective governments and conflicts, leading to a historical record number of migrants worldwide.
The Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism and the Institute of Journalism at TU Dortmund University, Germany, warmly invite you to the 2019 Teachers’ Conference of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA)!
Countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Mauritius, Comoros, Madagascar and the Seychelles–which has already established the Ministry of Finance, Trade and the Blue Economy–are recognising the need to diversify their economies.
Senegalese immigrants began to arrive in Argentina in the 1990s and most of them joined the group of street vendors in Buenos Aires and other cities. But in recent months, they have suffered police brutality, denounced as a campaign of racial persecution.
The newly installed lights and electric poles at the bridge were in keeping with the state government’s promise to light up Lagos at night as part of efforts to improve security and commercial activities in the state.
On a recent visit to Senegal for the Spring School on Media and Migration workshop, Anthony Akaeze, senior associate editor, spoke with Stephan Roken, German Ambassador to Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde.
For years, negotiations on Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union and the ACP nations (Africa, Caribbean, Paciﬁc) have been stalled. According to the EU, EPAs should promote the economic development of these countries and help lift people from poverty.
FOLLONICA, Italy, Nov 9 2017 (IPS) - As countless refugees arriving on Italy’s shores report torture, extortion and forced labour in Libyan detention centers, many say they never intended to make the journey to Europe until the chaos in Libya left them no other choice.
As budget cuts pushed humanitarian organizations to reduce food provisions for able-bodied men in eastern DRC, a man displaced by the armed conflicts started a mobile phone charging cabin to make ends meet.