Hundreds of Gaza residents who were working in Israel when Hamas launched its deadly attack find themselves stranded in the West Bank, after Israel cut off access to the enclave. They are among some 18,000 Gaza residents who have work permits for Israel. Some workers say they chose to leave Israel out of fear of retaliation, while others say they were forced to go to the West Bank.
In Senegal, despite clear legislative progress towards gender equality and the huge contribution women make to the rural economy, they remain in the minority or even absent from strategic and operational land governance bodies at ‘commune’ level. Furthermore, the legal recognition of the principle of citizens’ engagement in public affairs is not accompanied by any working mechanism to ensure that grassroots communities are able to participate.
Schools in France told dozens of girls in abayas to go home on the first day of the school year, a minister says. The government argues the garments go against secularism rules.
Working from home has become established practice in Germany. Coworking, however, is a relatively new concept. Both could breathe new life into areas lacking in infrastructure.
25 Jul 2023
Women who fled violence in Sudan’s Darfur gather around their tents in a refugee camp in the border city of Adre in Chad, from a conflict that has raged their country for 100 days. The women and their children say they escaped the violence on foot, leaving behind their burnt homes and shattered cities, and they say many men have been killed.
5 Jun 2023
Thousands of fans celebrated as Barcelona's women's squad returned to the Catalan capital with their second Champions League trophy in three years on Sunday after a thrilling final where they came back from two goals down to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 before a sold-out crowd in Eindhoven.
7 May 2023
The US clears the way for sanctions over Sudan's conflict as the latest ceasefire fails to stop the fighting. This as hundreds of Nigerians and South Africans finally arrive home. Also, Japan offers help to Mozambique in its battle against insurgents in the country's north. Finally, we head to Senegal and tune in to the first Pan-African festival celebrating TV series produced on the continent.