Emergencies

Manque d’Hygiene et etat deplorable des infrastructure.

Les malades en ont eu marre de l’etat de certains hopitaux.Si bien que plusieurs d’entre eux ont juge cela important de faire part de leur
de leur ras -le-bol.

Southern Africa: Making women’s voices count in disaster risk reduction

When disaster strikes as it has recently in Southern Africa, everyone is affected. Last week the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned that during the next two or three months parts of Southern Africa will likely experience some of the worst flooding seen in more than 20 years.

‘Putting Children First’

Noyade d’un bebe,un enfant de trois ans asphyxie dans une voiture ou encore un bebe de neuf mois ebouillante,des faits divers mais certainement pas banals,c’est bien pour cela que des cours d’education parentales devraient etre delivres le plus vite possible afin que les futurs parents soient eduques sur leurs roles et responsabilites.

La reserve en eau disponible passe a 40 jours.

Nos reservoirs ne disposent que de 40 jours d’eau;certain considere que les autorites n’ont pas pris en compte la secheresse de 1998 ,cette penurie d’eau resulte d’une absence de planificaton.Des mesures ont ete prises face a la situation actuelle comme l’exploitation des nappes phreatiques ou encore le dessalement d’eau de mer.

Rape. Re-rape. Gang Rape. But, really, who cares?

Three years ago I visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the first time. The country is home to the world’s bloodiest war since World War II, with more than 30 times as many deaths as last year’s earthquake in Haiti.

We must come together to end xenophobic violence

Following the incredible feeling of African unity experienced during the World Cup, most of us were alarmed by rumours of the targeting of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in some pockets of our communities post the final. It stood in stark contrast to the Pan-African spirit we demonstrated when we collectively switched our loyalty to Ghana after Bafana-Bafana was eliminated from the tournament.

Gender Equality

Gender Equality

South Africa, November 2009

Climate change

Climate change

Lesotho, August 2007

Hurricane Katrina exposes the politics of race and class in the US

I am stunned and saddened by the news and images coming in from the
Southern Gulf Coast in the United States. The devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina is a national tragedy of gargantuan proportions. It calls into question the value of life, more specifically the value assigned to black and poor people. While this is a familiar question, it is most often asked in the context of Africa.

Women heroes soldier on

This year on 7 April, Women’s Day in Mozambique, many women still have tears on their chins from three recent disasters, two natural and one man-made. These disasters have affected the whole country, but the hardest hits are the thousands of mothers who are now relying on handouts to meet the basic needs of their children.