Is Child Labor the Price for E-Cars?

[Deutsche Welle] Whether in cars, laptops or smartphones, cobalt is in nearly all batteries. The biggest supplier is the Democratic Republic of Congo, where human rights are often violated in the mines.

[Deutsche Welle] Whether in cars, laptops or smartphones, cobalt is in nearly all batteries. The biggest supplier is the Democratic Republic of Congo, where human rights are often violated in the mines.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UN Aid Chief Issues Bleak Warning On Central African Republic

[Deutsche Welle] The UN’s aid chief Stephen O’Brien has briefed the Security Council on the ethnic clashes in the Central African Republic. He echoed his own earlier comments that “the early warnings of genocide are there.”

[Deutsche Welle] The UN's aid chief Stephen O'Brien has briefed the Security Council on the ethnic clashes in the Central African Republic. He echoed his own earlier comments that "the early warnings of genocide are there."

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Early Election Results Showing Ruling Party Ahead Draw Opposition Complaints

[VOA] Angola’s ruling party took a strong lead in early election results released Thursday, the nation’s electoral commission said, drawing immediate objections from opposition parties.

[VOA] Angola's ruling party took a strong lead in early election results released Thursday, the nation's electoral commission said, drawing immediate objections from opposition parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Ghana Telescope to Help African, European Scientists

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the launch of a 32 metre radio telescope in Ghana on Thursday will help improve collaboration between African and European astronomers.

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the launch of a 32 metre radio telescope in Ghana on Thursday will help improve collaboration between African and European astronomers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

SKA Project Pushing New Frontiers

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Square Kilometre Array project, which is a joint effort between South Africa and Australia to build the world’s largest radio telescope, will push the boundaries of technology.

[SAnews.gov.za] Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Square Kilometre Array project, which is a joint effort between South Africa and Australia to build the world's largest radio telescope, will push the boundaries of technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Threatened Languages and How People Relate to Them – a Cameroon Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] New York -The world is going through an unprecedented period of language endangerment. Some experts predict that half of the world’s languages will disappear within a century, with urbanisation and the increasing use of major …

[The Conversation Africa] New York -The world is going through an unprecedented period of language endangerment. Some experts predict that half of the world's languages will disappear within a century, with urbanisation and the increasing use of major world languages diminishing smaller languages' chances of survival.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nasa MPs to Boycott 12th Parliament’s First Sitting

[Nation] MPs allied to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have vowed to stay away from the first sitting of Parliament until the Supreme Court makes a decision on the legality of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election.

[Nation] MPs allied to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have vowed to stay away from the first sitting of Parliament until the Supreme Court makes a decision on the legality of President Uhuru Kenyatta's election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Law Protects House Business From Court Action

[Nation] It will be difficult to challenge decisions made in the House after members of the 11th Parliament enacted a law that insulates proceedings and outcomes from court action.

[Nation] It will be difficult to challenge decisions made in the House after members of the 11th Parliament enacted a law that insulates proceedings and outcomes from court action.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sultan Wants Hate Speech, Fake News Criminalised

[Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, said on Thursday that the traditional institution was in support of the recent move by the Federal Government to criminalise hate speech and fake news.

[Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar, said on Thursday that the traditional institution was in support of the recent move by the Federal Government to criminalise hate speech and fake news.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria