🌍 Africa.


Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

1 June 2022

Making soap from coffee is helping Congolese women make an income

A cooperative in the Democratic Republic of Congo is helping women and young people make an income by making soap from coffee. 1. Soap from coffee […]
14 February 2022

Africa moving toward control of Covid-19, says WHO

Head of WHO Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti declared that her continent is transitioning from the pandemic phase of the Covid-19 outbreak to a new phase of […]
19 February 2021

10 amazing safaris in Africa

A safari is an overland journey which, in the past was often related to hunting wild animals. However nowadays it refers more to observing wild animals, […]
28 January 2021

How often does it snow in the Sahara Desert?

Back in 1997, I heard a song called ‘Snow on the Sahara’ or in French ‘La Neige au Sahara’ from my favorite international Indonesian singer, Anggun. […]
25 January 2021

Bringing Covid-19 vaccines to West and Central Africa

In collaboration with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), UNICEF is leading efforts to supply approved Covid-19 for lower-mid-income countries around the world, most of which are […]
9 November 2020

UNWTO Committed to Africa

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has paid a first visit to an African Member State since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]
6 November 2020

Boosting tourism in Africa

The Ubuntu: Africa Invites You To Live campaign, developed by ATREVIA, a global Communication and Strategic Positioning company, won the Inspiration Africa Branding Challenge organized by […]
28 September 2020

UNWTO and Google Host First Tourism Acceleration Program in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Covid-19 crisis has disproportionately affected tourism, a sector that accounts for millions of jobs around the globe. While no one can say with certainty when […]
16 September 2020

Why has Covid-19 not hit Africa as badly as other continents?

While Covid-19 contagion rates have reached alarming numbers in the US, India, Latin America, the case of Africa has puzzled scientists as the continent has, for […]
20 July 2020

Virtual tourism in Africa takes off amid the coronavirus pandemic

African countries are giving international tourists a chance to travel the continent and go on a safari by virtual means. But can virtual reality replace a […]
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