Liberia is gearing up for the runoff presidential election. President George Weah is fighting to keep his job, and facing stiff competition from former vice president Joseph Boakai. The election is a rematch of 2017 – when Weah defeated Boakai with 61 percent. But since then, some voters have become disenchanted with Weah – particurarly over issues of corruption and unemployment.
According to UNICEF, the birth of 230 million children under the age of 5 are not declared at worldwide. These ghost children are thus deprived of access to fundamental rights. In Côte d’Ivoire, despite the efforts of the authorities, the problem is persistent, and even seems to be increasing with 35% of children unregistered.
Last week, the seventh annual Adicom Days event was held in Paris – to showcase African digital creativity.The idea was to bring together top influencers, content creators and communication experts… from across the continent, but also among the African diaspora. Kahi Lumumba CEO of Totem Experience and Adicom days was our guest.