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‘No time to lose’, says new UN ebola response coordinator

With D R Congo’s worst ever ebola outbreak in its tenth month, the UN's new Emergency Coordinator declared there is “no time to lose”.
from UN on May 24, 2019.

The world's most neglected displacement crises

The world's most neglected displacement crises.
from Norwegian Refugee Council on May 22, 2019.

Digital tool aims to translate 2,000 African languages

A new digital platform aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets.
from SciDev.Net on May 20, 2019.

Yemen war ‘a test of humanity’ and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns Unicef chief

Fifteen million Yemeni children are asking you to save their lives, the Unicef chief told the UN Security Council on Wednesday, in a plea for an to four years of war.
from UNICEF on May 16, 2019.

Malawi worried about fake news in election run-up

As Malawi prepares for elections on 21 May, the country has been hit by a fake news campaign which has quickly spread on social media.
from Quartz Africa on May 13, 2019.

South African election: live blog

Early indications are that the ANC has taken a knock in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, where it's vote share is expected to slip nearly 10 per cent to to 57 per cent
from Mail&Guardian on May 9, 2019.

Snakebite? Eswatini tries a community-based approach

Eswatini is showing a way to combat death and injury from snakebites - using a community-based approach.
from WHO on May 8, 2019.

Three humanitarian heroes named

Three humanitarians are up for a $1m prize for freeing women from ISIS, challenging secret Yemeni prisons and negotiating the release of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.
from Aurora Prize on May 4, 2019.

Ghana losing rainforest 'faster than any other country in the world'

Ghana’s rainforest is being lost at an alarming rate, according to a new report about the state of forests worldwide.
from Global Forest Watch on May 2, 2019.

Six Goldman prizewinners named

Six activists - including campaigners from Liberia, Cook Islands and Chile - have won the Goldman Environmental Prize.
from Goldman Environmental Prize on Apr 30, 2019.
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