The climate crisis does not take a break during the pandemic

In the shadow of the corona pandemic, the polar bears continue to melt. Photo: Melissa Bradley, Unsplash

Of: Mimmi Thor

We are in a crisis, a pandemic and an everyday life with many changes in life. Covid-19 requires measures to keep societies afloat, but unfortunately the need for crisis management does not stop there. One crisis does not take a break, even though we are busy with another.

December 21, 2020, Chronicle

The demonstrations in Nigeria - more than protests against police violence

Photo: Paul Becker / Becker1999, flickr.com.

Of: Mimmi Thor

In the past month, tens of thousands of people have demonstrated in Nigeria's capital Abuja and the trade hub of Lagos. The protests go by the name EndSars and are aimed at the police unit Special Anti-Robbery Squad which has been accused of violent methods and corruption. The development magazine has talked to Leah Okenwa Emegwa, associate professor of public health science at the University of the Red Cross and originally from Nigeria, about the situation.

November 23, 2020, Interview