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Interview Natty Ngoy founder of the accessories and leather goods brand INADEN

Interview Natty Ngoy founder of the accessories and leather goods brand INADEN

Natty Ngoy is a French entrepreneur from the African diaspora who works with master artisans in leather workshops in Ethiopia to create leather goods and accessories. She created her company in 2013, intending to promote African work, creation and products. 97% of the raw materials used are from the continent. INADEN is pronounced [inadene] and means Artisans in the Tamasheq dialect, a language of Berber origin.

DRC: Young people gather every day to bring aid to the war-displaced

DRC: Young people gather every day to bring aid to the war-displaced

Since March 2022, violent confrontations between the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the March 23 rebel movement (M23) have displaced several thousand people in the eastern DRC province of North Kivu. According to the UN, about 510,000 people have been displaced in the territories of Rutshuru and Nyiragongo. The Goma actif Collective, formed by young activists and citizens, provides food aid to the most vulnerable women and children.

Guest: Eric Pounewatchy

Guest: Eric Pounewatchy

Éric Pounewatchy is an actor, director and screenwriter, born in Bangui, Central African Republic. He arrived in France at the age of 1 in the 1970s and spent his childhood in Sarcelles, a suburb of Paris. In this interview, he tells us about his achievements and contributions, among which the documentary "Sometimes destroy, often build, always serve", which talks about reconciliation between the army and the population in the Central African Republic in 2014 following a politico-military crisis.

Interview Charles KARANGWA, Africa Regional Head at the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Interview Charles KARANGWA, Africa Regional Head at the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Charles Karangwa is a Regional Head of Land Systems, Covering Forests, Drylands and Sustainable Agriculture at The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Africa Region. In this interview during COP27, he talked about various topics, such as the role and mission of the IUCN, the work the organization has done and continues to do in Africa, nature-based solutions and the way they can benefit the African continent in the fight against climate change and more.

LAAF’s project on therapy for men who have been abused

LAAF’s project on therapy for men who have been abused

In Nigeria, a young woman who survived sexual abuse, found the strength to teach other victims how to overcome this ordeal. Her foundation Life after Abuse strives for a better social awareness of sexual violence and the post-traumatic convalescence of victims. Halima Layeni focused her attention on marginalized adolescents to whom she offered listening sessions and therapy. She then realized that young men who were victims of abuse needed more adapted therapy. Our correspondent in Abuja, Ugo Uyanna followed her to understand her approach.

Between war and inflation, a daily struggle for the inhabitants of Goma

Between war and inflation, a daily struggle for the inhabitants of Goma

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, inflation is forcing the inhabitants of Goma to limit their meals. They are subject to soaring prices and restrictions caused by the war. On the one hand, they are forbidden to leave their village. On the other hand, food shipments remain blocked in the north of the country by the rebels. Traders find themselves short of products and are forced to sell at a loss to survive.

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