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West Africa boot camp seeks artificial intelligence fix for climate-hit farmers

16 Nov 2019

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence (AI) in Dakar, hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast.

West Africa boot camp seeks artificial intelligence fix for climate-hit farmers

16 Nov 2019

DAKAR, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Data analyst Fabrice Sonzahi enrolled in a course on artificial intelligence (AI) in Dakar, hoping to help struggling farmers improve crop yields in his home country of Ivory Coast.

Gambian women testify about sex abuse under ex-president Jammeh

01 Nov 2019

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Speaking calmly through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia's ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in a room and raped her.

Senegal launches online database to track the traffickers

30 Oct 2019

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new online database of human trafficking cases will help Senegal crack down on a rampant crime that is little understood, highlighting hotspots and profiling crooks in a bid to curb the growing trade in people, the government said on Wednesday.

Senegal launches online database to track the traffickers

30 Oct 2019

DAKAR, Oct 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new online database of human trafficking cases will help Senegal crack down on a rampant crime that is little understood, highlighting hotspots and profiling crooks in a bid to curb the growing trade in people, the government said on Wednesday.

African slum map exposes true scale of urban poverty

23 Oct 2019

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa's sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people.

African slum map exposes true scale of urban poverty

23 Oct 2019

DAKAR, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa's sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people.

Nigerian president calls for stricter laws on sex abuse

11 Oct 2019

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigeria's president called for stricter laws against sexual abuse on Friday after a documentary showed a university lecturer propositioning a reporter posing as an underage student.

Nigerian president calls for stricter laws on sex abuse

11 Oct 2019

DAKAR, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigeria's president called for stricter laws against sexual abuse on Friday after a documentary showed a university lecturer propositioning a reporter posing as an underage student.

Made with child labor? Major chocolate companies flunk scorecard

11 Oct 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major chocolate companies such as Godiva, Lindt and Hershey are failing to keep child labor out of their supply chains, according to a new ranking by activists released on Thursday.

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