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    • Development Banks to Address Palm Oil Abuses in DR Congo

      Development Banks to Address Palm Oil Abuses in DR Congo

      Expand “I don’t have gloves; when we pick up the fruit bunches it hurts us,” said a palm fruit harvester that has worked for the company for over a decade. “Sometimes the fr…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • 'Every Year, I Give Birth': Why War is Driving a Contraception Crisis in Sudan

      'Every Year, I Give Birth': Why War is Driving a Contraception Crisis in Sudan

      Under a huge baobab tree in Sudan’s Nuba mountains, I met Sebila, a 27-year-old mother of three. In March last year, her village had been attacked by Sudanese ground troops and bombed by government war planes. The assault forced Sebila and many oth…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

      Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

      Expand French soldiers from Operation Barkhane stand outside their armored personnel carrier during a sandstorm in Inat, Mali, May 26, 2016. © 2016 Reuters…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • 15 Years Behind Bars in Eritrea

      15 Years Behind Bars in Eritrea

      This week marks 15 years since Eritrea’s opposition politicians and independent journalists saw freedom. In September 2001, Eritrean security forces arrested 11 government officials, 10 journalists, and numerous other dissidents, all of whom had on…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Kenya Is Abandoning Somali Refugees

      Kenya Is Abandoning Somali Refugees

      After 25 years of vicious conflict that has cost countless lives and displaced millions of people, peace has finally broken out in south-central Somalia — at least that's what Kenya says. And the UN refugee agency, the United Nations High Commissio…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Provide Genuine Refuge to World’s Displaced

      Provide Genuine Refuge to World’s Displaced

      Expand Asylum seekers behind a metal fence in the ‘Hangar 1’ detention center, in Röszke, Hungary. September 9, 2015. © 2015 Zalmaï for Human Rights Watc…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Q&A: The Case of Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal
       On May 30, 2016, judges at the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system will deliver their verdict in the trial of former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré. Habré faces charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • At Ex-Dictator’s Trial, Women Reveal Dark Secrets

      At Ex-Dictator’s Trial, Women Reveal Dark Secrets

      Expand Khadidja Hassan Zidane testifies during the trial of the former dictator of Chad Hissène Habré in Senegal on October 19 and 20, 2015. She and other women described their e…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Senegal: Dictator on Trial

      Senegal: Dictator on Trial

      (Dakar, September 4, 2015) – The trial of the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture will begin in earnest on September 7, 2015. July 23, 2015Video…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Senegal: Trial of Chad Ex-Dictator Begins

      Senegal: Trial of Chad Ex-Dictator Begins

      (Dakar, July 17, 2015) – The trial of Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré is a victory for the victims of his government. The trial began in Senegal on July 20, 2015, almost 25 years after he was overthrown.  …
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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    • 'Never Trump' say 63% of women in new national poll – live
      Democratic primary takes place today in Washington DCGuns, terror, and LGBT rights: Orlando raises stakes for next presidentTrump bans Washington Post from officially covering his campaign 1.12am BSTMSNBC’s Steve Kornacki has the results of past De…
      - 14 Jun 16, 8:12pm -
    • Give parents lessons on raising children, says public health expert
      Prof John Ashton says children are being neglected by schools and bad parents and government must step in to combat anxiety, anorexia and obesityThe government should give parents lessons on how to raise their children, according to Britain’s leadi…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Brazil's giant dams risk destroying heart of the Amazon, says Greenpeace
      Construction of 40 dams in the Tapajós river basin would severely affect indigenous people and is not justifiable economically, says new reportConstruction of 40 major dams in the Brazilian Amazon would destroy the heart of the world’s largest rai…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Growing numbers of children have type 2 diabetes, figures show
      Number of youngsters with condition normally associated with older people will keep rising without bold action, says LGAMore than 500 children and young people in the UK have type 2 diabetes, despite it usually occurring in people aged 40 or over.The…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • 350,000 renters put at risk of eviction, according to report
      A survey by Shelter finds 148,000 renting households were in danger of losing their home during the past yearMore than 148,000 renting households – equivalent to 350,000 people – were put at risk of losing their home in the 12 months to April, ac…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Pledge to extend free nursery-age childcare in jeopardy, say MPs
      Committee says childminders could decide not to offer additional hours owing to concerns they would be left out of pocketDavid Cameron’s promise of 30 hours of free childcare a week for nursery-age children is in jeopardy because too few early-year…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Most boys think online pornography is realistic, finds study
      Research reveals 94% of children have viewed online pornography by age 14 and many see images by accident in pop-up adsThe majority of boys who view online pornography believe it provides a realistic depiction of sex, according to the most extensive…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Sir Clement Freud accused of abusing two girls between the late 1940s and 70s
      Sylvia Woosley says MP molested her over several years, while anonymous second woman says he abused her as a child and raped her when she was 18Clement Freud, the broadcaster, writer and politician who was knighted in 1987, is to be accused in a tele…
      - 14 Jun 16, 6:59pm -
    • Indiana man headed to LA pride with weapons in car charged with felonies
      James Wesley Howell, who was arrested with weapons and explosive materials in car he drove from Indiana, told police he was headed to gay pride event in LAAn Indiana man has been charged with felony weapons violations after California authorities say…
      - 14 Jun 16, 6:04pm -
    • Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova had no ‘valid excuse’ for failing test
      • Murray maintains hardline stance after Sharapova appeals against ban• ‘It’s your responsibilty to know what you’re taking is legal,’ says MurrayAndy Murray maintained his hardline stance on Maria Sharapova’s conviction for taking a ba…
      - 14 Jun 16, 5:47pm -

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    • Develop A Set-up Routine
      The period between un-racking the hand weight and beginning your set is known as the ‘walkout.’ A regular oversight is investing excessively energy here, Ketozin, rearranging your feet around all while supporting a stacked free weight over your u…
      - 4 Feb 19, 4:17pm -
    • Nanoparticle-Based ontogenetic Modifies Behavior in Mice (brain)
      By employing light to control ion channels on nerves in creature brains, researchers can observe how behavior was changed by manipulating neural circuits in real-time. Since this moment scientists applied the way operate within a variety of species a…
      - 23 Dec 18, 3:26pm -
    • Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age
      In 1987, Blaise Compaoré overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara’s ghost may be coming back to return the favour. By Brian Peterson 30 years ago, on 4 August, 1984, the former French colony of the Upper Volta was re…
      - 15 Aug 14, 10:26am -
    • Goma’s Infectious Happiness Goes Viral
      By Timo Mueller Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo: Last month, a rare thing happened. A video made in the town of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) went viral. Moreover, featuring musicians, dancers, students, vendors and expatr…
      - 17 Jul 14, 10:42am -
    • Who Aids Whom? Exposing the True Story of Africa’s $192 Billion Losses
      Research released by a coalition of African and UK partners reveals that Africa loses almost six and a half times the amount of money that it receives in aid. By Judith Cavanagh “It says something about this country. It says something about our sta…
      - 15 Jul 14, 8:32am -
    • Eastern DRC: Stop Fixating on Conflict Minerals
      The Dodd-Frank act has not only had limited effect on militant groups, it has also undermined artisanal miners’ livelihoods and local economies. By Christoph Vogel Goma/Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo: In October 2013, after a year-and-a-half-…
      - 23 Jun 14, 7:14am -
    • African Refugees: The Untouchables of Our Time
      Europe may express sympathy with African asylum seekers in word, but this is often contradicted by their actions in deed. By Yohannes Woldemariam Last month, at least 17 people drowned when a boat filled with hundreds of African migrants sank in on i…
      - 10 Jun 14, 6:29am -
    • Get Rich or Die Trying: The Chinese Herbal Medicine “Death Sentence” in Uganda
      200,000 Ugandans have signed up to a company believing it will cure all their illnesses and help them make a fortune. But it is more likely to do the opposite. By James Wan. Kampala, Uganda: On the corner of a bumpy, red-soil road in the rural town o…
      - 2 Jun 14, 10:47pm -
    • Trade Misinvoicing, or How to Steal from Africa
      The little-understood practice of misinvoicing or re-invoicing relies on legal grey areas and financial secrecy and costs the continent dearly. By Brian LeBlanc Lately, the media has been replete with stories about how Africa is losing billions of do…
      - 9 May 14, 12:25pm -
    • Protests Grow Over Addis Ababa’s Expansion
      By Mohammed Ademo. Addis Ababa is growing fast and set to expand further, pitting the government against Oromo activists, seeking to protect their rights. Ethnic Oromo students in Ethiopia are ratcheting up opposition to the territorial expansion of…
      - 29 Apr 14, 10:26am -

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