Kenya special edition: Representing women
Tonight's show focuses on Kenya and its efforts to boost the visibility, support and opportunities available to women. Recently the country's top judge advised President Uhuru Kenyatta that parliament should be dissolved because of a shortfall in female lawmakers. The situation has triggered a constitutional crisis but, in an exclusive interview with France 24, President Uhuru Kenyatta said that improving political representation will not be served by dissolving parliament.
Billionaire Jack Ma's Covid donations to Kenya gone missing
Equipment packages donated to Kenya by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma are unaccounted for. An estimated $400 million in funds have gone missing in Kenya during the Covid-19 response. Also, Zimbabwe insists that its plans to return the farms of 37 foreign nationals that were taken under a land reform programme in the early 2000s do not mean it's reversing its stance on the policy. Finally, the coronavirus has helped at least one sector: northern Nigeria's film industry. We see how online streaming platform Northflix is taking off.
Wildebeest migrate from Serengeti to Kenya's Masai Mara
Thousands of wildebeest cross from Tanzania's Serengeti into the Masai Mara Nature Reserve in Kenya. This year, only a few animal watchers are there to witness the yearly migration as international tourism is still shut down in the coronavirus pandemic.
DSS denies arresting EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, Gov. Akeredolu recovers from COVID-19 and more
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Gunmen kill 60 in Sokoto attacks, Covid-19: US passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths and more
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Second wave of locusts threatens Kenya's food supply
A new generation of desert locusts is threatening Kenya. Estimates indicate that, if left unchecked, the swarms will be 20 times worse than those that hit the region just two months ago. The UN warns that the locusts pose "an unprecedented threat" to food security and livelihoods.
Crisis within a crisis: virus exacerbates food insecurity in Africa
The coronavirus pandemic risks disrupting food supplies to hundreds of millions of people across Africa. Efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 may exacerbate food insecurity that was already gripping parts of the continent before the health emergency. We speak to the FAO's Director of Emergencies, Dominique Burgeon. We also take a closer look at the situation in Kenya.
London Marathon winner Wanjiru suspended for alleged doping
Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, the winner of the 2017 London Marathon, has been provisionally suspended for "use of a prohibited substance/method".
Global coronavirus cases pass 1.5 million, Masari orders lockdown of Daura suspected cases of COVID-19 and more
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Probe ordered into fatal shooting of Kenyan teenager during virus curfew
Kenya's strict coronavirus curfew is blamed for the death of a 13-year-old boy at the hands of police and South Africa sends testing teams into townships in a bid to contain the spread of the virus. Also, Ethiopia postpones its landmark August election due to the pandemic and Madagascar launches an emergency plan to help those forced to stop work.