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Livelihood

29 Sep
The 2021 Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize, goes to Marthe Wandou, Vladimir Sliwjak, Freda Huson and the Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE).
10 Jan 2021
Master embroiderer Felix Quisbert Gutierrez, an artisan who creates folkloric dance costumes, laments the economic and cultural effects of the shuttering of his 50-year-old business as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and worries what the cancelling of celebrations and parties will mean long-term for those dependent on these activities for their livelihoods.
29 Jun 2019
Yacouba Sawadogo started planting trees in northern Burkina Faso in 1980 to stop desertification. Now at 80 he has won the Right Livelihood award and looks back to see the fruits of his labor.
18 Jun 2019
After food price hikes people in Nigeria have to find new ways of managing their livelihood.
27 Mar 2018
Livelihood intervention programme targets 5,000 people in 2018

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Africa's biggest football tournament is on in Cameroon and Rwanda's Salima Rhadia Mukansanga is the first woman to referee a match at the AFCON tournament. Salima took charge of the Zimbabwe vs Guinea game on January 21 and managed the men with grace and firmness.
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The US saw 7% year-over-year price increases in December, the largest hike in nearly four decades. This comes as omicron threatens to snarl supply chains once again.
5 hours ago
Bilingual schools across France are struggling to find people who can teach in German as English becomes more popular. A group of parents have set up a recruiting agency to help the government.
5 hours ago
Dozens of Chinese jets entered Taiwan's air defense zone, the island's officials said. Taiwan responded by scrambling its own fighter jets and activating missile defense systems.
6 hours ago
Hosts Cameroon overcame a resilient, goalkeeperless Comoros team 2-1 to progress to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil. But the result was overshadowed by events which took place outside the stadium in Yaoundé, where a stampede tragically claimed at least eight lives. Earlier in the day, Gambia's dream run continued as they edged out Guinea, winning their first ever knockout game in their maiden tournament. The Scorpions will go head-to-head against Cameroon at the Douala stadium on Saturday for a place in the semi-final. Jean-Emile Jammine is joined by Sports Editor Simon Harding and James Vasina.
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Aid agencies fear the Pacific island nation of Tonga may run out of drinking water because sources were contaminated after the recent volcanic eruption. New Zealand and Australia are shipping supplies to the area but they will not arrive until Friday.