Eric Agnero joined Toward Freedom‘s board on May 14. He is a journalist and political analyst from the Ivory Coast, specializing in U.S.-Africa affairs. Here's what he had to tell Toward Freedom about the role of the media and what's next to cover in Africa.
Climate change, dam projects, and poor water and pollution management in Iraq's Kurdistan region threatens food production and livelihoods in rural communities, reports Alessandra Bajec.
Colombian Interior Minister Alfonso Prada reported the protection plan will cover the 65 municipalities hardest hit by violence in the country, reports People's Dispatch.
For the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons to collapse would be tragic. But for it to continue when everyone knows it is a lie is a moral and mortal affront to the people of the world, writes TF board member Robin Lloyd, who attended meetings this month of the 10th Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the United Nations.
Despite the European Union moderating bilateral talks, ethnically Albanian-dominated authorities in Pristina, Kosovo’s capital, plan on September 1 to re-register vehicles featuring Serbian plates. But a poll shows the majority of Kosovo-based Serbs plan to continue using Serbian-issued license plates. This dispute comes amid Serbia’s refusal to recognize the 2008 secession of Kosovo. Nikola Mikovic reports from Kosovo.
After withdrawing from the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), the Sudanese Communist Party has continued to call for democratic civilian rule. Abayomi Azikiwe analyzes the situation.