Cameroon was once the 12th largest coffee producer in the world, but it is now in 31st place, as production sank from 156,000 tons in 1990 to barely 25,000 today. While exports still dominate, Cameroon is looking to domestic coffee consumption to help boost production. Moki Edwin Kindzeka reports from the annual coffee festival in Yaoundé.
Ivanka Trump was in Ivory Coast Wednesday as part of a tour of the African continent to promote a U.S. initiative to encourage women's employment in developing countries. Trump met with female cocoa farmers at an agricultural cooperative before speaking at a summit in the capital. Esha Sarai reports.
In this episode of Straight Talk Africa, hosts Shaka Ssali discussed the latest developments in Sudan. He is joined by Ambassador Nureldin Satti, a former diplomat at Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amal Eltayeb of the Sudanese Diaspora, Ibrahim Babiker, a Sudanese-American Activist with Girifna and Paul Nantulya of the Africa Center of Strategic Studies of the National Defense University.
Children in disaster-prone regions are twice as likely to be living in chronic poverty, according to new research. A report by the London-based Overseas Development Institute looks at the impact of natural disasters across different stages of a child’s life in India and Kenya, and warns that climate change is making such incidents more frequent and more intense. Henry Ridgwell reports.