Tag: Africa


Fourteen days across the Atlantic, perched on a ship’s rudder

By Joel Gunter / BBC News Four Nigerian stowaways set out for Europe on the rudder of a tanker. They had no idea they were bound for Brazil, and a two-week ocean voyage that would nearly kill them. A little after midnight on 27 June, Roman Ebimene Friday gathered up the food he had been…
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African countries are fed up with being marginalised in global institutions

They will be pushing hard for change at a big global pow-wow this week On June 22nd, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, hosted a development-finance conference in Paris to address crucial global topics such as World Bank reformation, climate finance, and debt distress. The gathering, known as the Summit for a New Global Financial…
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