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Somalia and Kenya discusses an investigation about the humanitarian plane crash

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta spoke by phone on Tuesday. The two argued about the plane crash that killed six people in Bardale last Monday. The plane, owned by Kenyan airline Africa Express, was carrying material to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

WHO director-general will attend IBRAF webinar on international cooperation

Brazil Africa Institute will hold, on May 7th, the webinar “International Cooperation Amid the Pandemic: Joint Solutions for Public Health”.

Could the COVID-19 Pandemic leave positive lessons for the environmental agenda?

While the world's economic activity suffers from the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, a decrease in the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere is also noticeable. Initial data show that, in China alone, the reduction was 25% as of March. A study by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) shows that this moment can serve as a lesson to face global warming.

Impacts in West Africa are one of FAO’s main fears after the pandemic

The Covid-19 Pandemic is a major global concern not only for its current impacts on public health, but also for its impact on the social and economic development of many countries. West Africa is one of the regions that could be most affected, according to the FAO resilience team coordinator for the West African and Sahel regions, Coumba D. Sow.

World Bank announces support for 100 developing countries

By the end of April, the World Bank will implement 100 new emergency support programs for developing countries in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

IBRAF promotes webinar about the food crisis

Next Friday (April 24), IBRAF will be held a live webinar to discuss how societies will be able to sustain, after the pandemic, a food security status and what can be done to prevent a food crisis in the coming years.

International cooperation leads to prison one of South America’s most wanted traffickers

The drug trafficker Gilberto dos Santos (better known as “Fuminho”) entered the Brazilian Penitentiary of Catanduvas, the State of Paraná, this Monday (20).

Economic diversification: Equatorial Guinea’s bet

Equatorial Guinea is projected to be one of the hardest-hit African economies by COVID-19

Equipment and solidarity for Africa

West and Central Africa are of growing concern. 11 out of 17 African countries with more than 100 cases of COVID-19 are in the region.