This month’s press review highlights striking news from the beginning of 2021.
The pandemic, climate crisis and conflict are combining to drive ‘alarming’ levels of global hunger, says report. The UN has warned that acute hunger is likely to soar in more than 20 countries in the next few months.
“ Over 30 million people 'one step away from starvation', UN warns ” , The Guardian, March 24, 2021
The construction of a hydroelectric dam in Guinea is creating as much impatience as it is raising questions. Some NGOs point out its risks for the biodiversity and the people.
“ In Guinea, environmentalists and locals are divided over the building of a dam near a wildlife park ” , Equal times, March 17, 2021
African industry is doing better than what would have been expected only a few years ago. Attracting more and more enthusiasm, African industry could be a path to prosperity for the continent.
“ African industry is doing better than previously thought ” , The Economist, March 18, 2021