The Global Gig Economy and its implications for African digital workers

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“Healing will come with justice, but Nigeria isn’t ready”: the Biafra War, 50 years on 2017-07-06 [Equal Times]

Nasty anti-migrant campaign grows as Algeria gives legal status to black African workers 2017-07-06 [Quartz]

Unions in Southern Africa unite to advance the gender agenda 2017-07-06 [Education International ]

Mauritania is failing to eradicate slavery and forced labour 2017-07-04 [Equal Times]

Legal status granted to African migrants amid worker shortages, racism 2017-07-04 [Euronews]

As Liberia outsources its education, teachers’ rights are under siege 2017-06-28 [Equal Times]

The EU’s “hijacking” of an African clean energy initiative threatens to leave millions in the dark 2017-06-23 [Equal Times]

Exploring the Trade and Gender Nexus: The Case of Manufacturing in COMESA Countries 2017-06-13 [ICTSD]

Improving safety in the African oil and gas industry 2017-05-25 [IndustriALL]

When western lifestyle diseases migrate south 2017-05-23 [Equal Times]

Electricity unions in Middle East and North Africa create network 2017-05-11 [IndustriALL]

Teen reporters in Kinshasa stand up for the rights of children 2017-05-03 [Equal Times]

Oil and gas union network in Middle East and North Africa grows in strength 2017-04-25 [IndustriALL]

Prison or exile? The stark choice facing African migrants in Israel 2017-04-25 [Equal Times]

African ‘guest workers’ struggle to assert their rights in Germany 2017-04-17 [Arabnews]

Chad: tentative progress on trade union rights 2017-04-11 [PSI]

Turkish unions intensify support to African trade unions 2017-04-11 [AA]

Closing the gender wage gap in Africa and beyond 2017-04-03 [Huffington Post]

Zimbabwe: Telecoms Workers Form New Union 2017-03-31 [Allafrica]

The Global Gig Economy and its implications for African digital workers 2017-03-29 [UNI Global Union]

Breaking Through in Africa: Ndèye Founé Niang and Keith Jacobs elected as UNI Africa President & Regional Secretary 2017-03-29 [UNI Global Union]

Kenya: doctors return to work after crippling 100-day strike 2017-03-23 [Equal Times]

4th Regional Conference of Union Network International Africa (UNI Africa) 2017-03-21 [biznisafrica]

Towards a binding treaty on transnational corporations and other business enterprises 2017-03-18 [Equal Times]

Mali health workers strike over pay 2017-03-16 [AfricaNews]

Work-Life Balance at the Heart of Panel Discussion at Women's Forum 2017-03-15 [All Africa]

Unions strive to level the playing field for Africa’s 34 million migrant workers 2017-03-14 [Equal Times]

Unions strive to level the playing field for Africa’s 34 million migrant workers 2017-03-13 [Equal Times]

East Africa States Should End Gender Discrimination 2017-03-13 [The Citizen]

Atwoli handed second term as OATUU president 2017-03-12 [The Star]

IndustriALL project in Sub-Saharan Africa boosts women’s representation 2017-03-09 [IndustriALL]

Unions in the Middle East and North Africa see growing participation of women 2017-03-08 [IndustriALL]

Poisoned profits: decades later Zambians pay the terrible cost of lead mining 2017-02-28 [Equal Times]

First International Symposium on Community Health Workers starts in Uganda 2017-02-22 [PSI]

PPPs and the Right to Health: PSI French-speaking Africa Affiliates Call for People over Profit 2017-02-20 [PSI]

IndustriALL launches MENA youth network 2017-02-08 [IndustriALL]

Decent Jobs at Home Means Not Risking Your Life Abroad For more info 2017-02-08 [Solidarity Center]

Malawi: too young to get married, too poor to be educated 2017-02-02 [Equal Times]

‘We Don’t Park Our Human Rights at the Border’ For more info 2017-01-27 [Solidarity Center]

‘Fair Migration’ Conference to Address Worker Exploitation For more info 2017-01-18 [Solidarity Center]

Health and safety of highest value among African workers: Survey 2017-01-16 [RigZone]

Teachers’ unions call controversial for-profit education firm to account in Kenya 2017-01-13 [Equal Times]

PSI to increase campaign against privatisation 2016-12-20 [The Guardian]

Francophonie vote to actively monitor private education stakeholders 2016-12-03 [Education International]

Francophone education unions mobilise for achievement of SDGs 2016-11-19 [Education International]

West African education unions tackle gender equality and issues 2016-11-07 [Education International]

Somalia in focus on the World Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 2016-11-02 [Equal Times]

Labour leader tasks African govts over rapid industrialisation drive 2016-10-14 [Today]

African young transport workers get connected 2016-10-07 [iTF]

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