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Climate change: What do you want me to say?

Actress Nicola Walker, transmitting news from 2050, asks why we 'never really learnt how to talk about climate change'.

South America’s second-largest forest at risk of collapsing

The Gran Chaco is one of the most deforested areas on the planet. Every month an area twice the size of Buenos Aires is cut down.
from Mongabay on Sep 18, 2019.

South African teachers switch languages in class: why policy should follow

If you step into a classroom in South Africa’s Limpopo province during a lesson, you’re very likely to hear the teacher speaking more than one language.
from The Conversation on Sep 17, 2019.

Aiding Bahamas is logistical nightmare as support systems 'don't exist'

Damage to Bahamas caused by hurricane Dorian poses a logistical nightmare for emergency responders and aid workers trying to get basic supplies to storm victims.
from NPR on Sep 12, 2019.

One of the biggest threats to children across the world begins in hospitals

Cleft lip is a deformity that most Americans typically only see in photographs of children from less developed countries, most often in Latin America, Asia or Africa.
from Quartz on Sep 12, 2019.

India promotes South-South cooperation, but key questions remain

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised South-South cooperation and technology solutions, but issues of land ownership dog ongoing negotiations.
from Thethirdpole on Sep 10, 2019.

How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media

The Uganda government continues to use domestic laws on electronic communication to crack down on critics of the president on the internet.
from Mail&Guardian on Sep 10, 2019.

India–Pakistan nuclear escalation: where could it lead?

India says its ‘no first use’ nuclear policy could change. Nature examines what that means for the country's fraught relationship with Pakistan.
from Nature Communications on Sep 6, 2019.

Behind the Johannesburg riots: How did they happen?

The latest outbreak of mob violence and xenophobia in South Africa was allegedly orchestrated by members of the All Truck Drivers Forum.
from Mail&Guardian on Sep 6, 2019.

Africa's new nutrition strategy

Africa is struggling with not only a rise in undernutrition but also in obesity, leading to escalating rates of diet-related noncommunicable diseases.
from Devex on Sep 4, 2019.
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