Ireland Climate and Security at the heart of Blinken Visit to Africa
Tickup in Glasgow: "Tribunal of the peoples" sits on climate insight to court
after two major demonstrations for more climate protection with tens of thousands of protesters started on Sunday in Glasgow a Tickups on the UN Climate Conference. The four-day "People's Summit" started with a "tribunal of the peoples", which wants to sitting on the climate policy of most states and the United Nations to court. © AP / Jane Barlow Since the first day of the climate mandrel in Glasgow, people demonstrate on site against the current climate policy.
USA-Africa-Diplomacy: Climate and Security at the heart of Blinken's visit to Africa
Nairobi (Reuters) - Climate change and security in Ethiopia, Sudan and in the Sahel will be at the heart of Antony Blinken's visit, in Africa, then the US Secretary of State Arrives Wednesday in Nairobi, Kenya.
A Nairobi, Antony Blinken will meet Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta with whom he will speak from the coup in Sudan and the war against the rebels of the tiger who raged in Ethiopia.
The Secretary of State will also meet with representatives of civil society considered as an important bulwark of Kenyan democracy, in anticipation of the national elections next year.
China and the US Close Agreement for more climate protection
Glasgow. China and the US are the two biggest greenhouse gas issuers. At the UN Climate Conference, countries have now concluded an agreement for more climate protection. © Alastair Grant Xie Zhenhua, Messenger from China, talks to the UN Climate Conference COP26. The Chinese Climate Landes Xie Zhenhua announced on Wednesday evening in Glasgow.
Thursday, Antony Blinken will continue his trip and go to Nigeria -The first oil exporter of oil in Africa- where he will discuss with President Muhammadu Buhari as the United States can help the country on security.
Finally, the Secretary of State will go to Senegal, one of the most stable democracy on the African continent, where the focus will be on leaders and women entrepreneurs.
It will also visit the Pasteur Institute of Dakar, which signed in October - with Rwanda- an agreement with Biontech to build the first RNA Messenger vaccine manufacturing plant in Africa from mid-2022.
(report Katharine Hould; French version Camille Raynaud)
NEW CORONA MUTANTE: South Africa will explain the virus variant area .
Germany will explain South Africa because of the newly occurring coronavirus variant B.1.1.529 to the virus variant area. The regulation steps into force on the night of Saturday, airlines should then only carry German citizens to Germany, announced the managing Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU). Optionally, neighboring countries of South Africa are also affected. © Picture Alliance / DPA Germany will explain South Africa for the newly occurring coronavirus variant B.1.1.529 to the vi