Red Cross resigns from working in Barajas due to the chaos with asylum seekers | Spain

The Red Cross has given up being at the Madrid-Barajas airport to serve asylum seekers. The organization is leaving after several weeks in which the accommodation of hundreds of people who requested asylum at the airfield has turned into chaos. The unusual volume of requests for international protection that are being registered at the airport … Read more

Visa Waivers for Indian and Taiwanese Travelers to Thailand and Malaysia, Plus Kenya’s New Digital Entry Platform

2023-12-15 08:43:43 Recently, Thailand and Malaysia have waived visa for those arriving from India. Indians have been given the opportunity to travel to Thailand without a visa till May 2024. A senior official in Thailand said that people from Taiwan can also use this opportunity. Those arriving from India and Taiwan are allowed to spend … Read more

Kenya: Tourism sector concerned about increasing entrance fees to national parks

2023-12-10 23:13:02 Tourism in East Africa booming. Expectations, at least, are high. The East African Community anticipates 14 million tourists by 2025 compared to 7.2 million in 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, and the EAC encourages countries to diversify their offer sightseeing. In Kenya alone, the tourism office has set itself the objective of … Read more

Carbon Capture and Storage Station in Naivasha, Kenya: Promises and Potential for CO2 Sequestration

2023-12-05 18:28:25 Artist’s impression of the proposed CO2 capture and storage station, located in Naivasha, Kenya. Octavia Carbon DECRYPTION – Numerous promises of investment in the CO2 storage sector were made at the Africa Climate Summit in Nairobi last September. Nairobi Three hours north of Nairobi, the road leads to an idyllic site, surrounded by … Read more

2026 World Cup: Africa Zone Qualification Groups, Schedules, and Rankings

2023-11-21 21:10:15 The increase from 32 to 48 teams for the 2026 World Cup simplifies the qualification method for African teams. The confederation saw its number of qualified selections increase from 5 to 9. Gone are the three-phase qualifiers (round-trip preliminary round between the weakest nations, group stage, play-offs), make way for a more readable … Read more

Coastal Flooding Crisis in Kenya: Impact of El Nino Phenomenon and Humanitarian Response

2023-11-20 20:49:28 For several weeks, torrential rains have hit the coastal regions of Kenya. The city of Mombasa, the second largest in the country, is completely flooded. The entire Horn of Africa is bearing the brunt of the El Nino climatic phenomenon, a warming of the Indian and Pacific Oceans which results in heavy rains. … Read more

Addressing Historical Land Dispossession: Masai Communities Petition to British Crown

2023-10-29 22:41:36 Representatives of the Masai communities in Kenya and Tanzania sent a petition to the British Crown on Sunday October 29. King Charles III is due to arrive in Nairobi on Monday for a four-day visit. Buckingham Palace announced that the sovereign would discuss “ the most painful aspects » of British history in … Read more