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[F.News] week 34




On Monday, August 30, millions of Mexican students were finally able to go back to school in the classroom, 17 months after classes closed in March 2020. A complicated start to the school year because of Covid and above all because of the accumulated educational backlog equivalent to two years without school.
Source : La Jornada, Courrier International


Southern Sudan has seen internet and phone lines cut off and the army deployed in the streets of its capital, Djuba.
A show of force aimed at preventing the People’s Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA), composed of academics, lawyers and young women, who had planned to demonstrate to demand the resignation of President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar.
Source : Netblocks


Spain is experiencing record inflation, not seen since 2012. For the sixth consecutive month, inflation rose in August in Spain, reaching 3.3% on an annual basis. A rise in prices that is explained by the explosion of electricity costs and the price of oil.
Source : El País


Dozens of newspapers and radios closed, journalists living in hiding or who have fled the country. A disturbing situation denounced by the Afghan journalist of the BBC Yalta Hakim through a twitter post where we see the presenter of the political program “Pardaz” reading a statement of the Taliban under the surveillance of armed fighters.
These are disturbing images, which show the extent of the control exercised by the country’s new leaders over the media.
Source : New Zealand Herald


Benyamin Ahmed, a 12 year old British boy, has created over 3,000 digital images of whales in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFT).
His Weird Whales were a big hit this summer. In less than two months, they earned him 290,000 pounds (338,000 euros).
Source : The Guardian, Courrier International

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