News October 2022

Africa. The Gas Routes .

Out of 55 African countries, only 18 produce gas, although 87 per cent of African production is supplied by three countries: Algeria, Nigeria, and Egypt. The war in Ukraine has suddenly put Africa in the foreground, with the wheat crisis, but also with the opportunities created for its energy sources, mainly gas. The EU hopes…

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Africa. The World of the Albinos.

Fierce superstitions marginalize those who have inherited the lack of melanin and sometimes endanger their lives. Even if something is changing. Like in Ukerewe, a small island on Lake Victoria. The ‘Tribe of Ghosts’. This is the name given to the albino people in Tanzania, the largest ‘black-white’ community in the world and one of…

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African Union. Twenty Years Later.

The supranational institution has worked to prevent conflicts but has not achieved the expected results. The decisions taken by the assembly of heads of state rarely affect regional situations, also due to the inefficiency of the operational bodies and the lack of economic resources. The urgency of reforms. The African Unity started in July 2002…

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DR Congo. Oil exploration in protected areas causes outcry from environmentalists.

By early 2023, controversial oil exploration will start in protected areas and world strategic ecosystems in the DRC. This is the last episode of the rush of oil companies inside national parks throughout the continent, pushed by soaring costs of oil exploration in the deep offshore that is taking even more momentum since the beginning…

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South Africa. Nonhle Mbuthuma and Sinegugu Zukulu.

Activists Nonhle Mbuthuma and Sinegugu Zukulu have stopped destructive seismic testing for oil and gas off South Africa’s Eastern Cape, in an area known as…

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Beautiful Kaya.

Kaya was the most beautiful girl in the village. All the boys courted her, each bringing her small gifts. There were so many invitations from her…

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Youth & Mission

Tunisia. The future in the hands of young people.

While the country is in the grip of a serious economic crisis, in the oasis city of Tozeur, the OxyJeunes youth Centre focuses on schooling and…

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