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Oromo clothing symbolises resistance and is costing their lives

Ethiopia in crisis, closes down news: The Oromo people use traditional clothing as a symbol of resistance and it is costing them their lives
from Index on Censorship on Jan 20, 2017.

Is selective logging good for the Amazon?

Trees in the northern Amazon rainforest recover their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere more quickly after selective logging, a study reports.
from SciDev.Net on Jan 20, 2017.

The Gambia's power-hungry Jammeh finds a way to stay

Gambia’s National Assembly has agreed to allow the defeated President Yahya Jammeh to stay in office for three months from Wednesday when he was due to leave power.
from Mail&Guardian on Jan 19, 2017.

Cassava could 'transform economies' in Central Africa

A newly established regional forum on cassava for Central African countries aims to facilitate dialogue to improve how to add value to cassava farming.
from SciDev.Net on Jan 18, 2017.

Nutrient supplements for mothers 'equivalent to a year's schooling'

Multi-micronutrient supplements during pregnancy can add the equivalent of up to a year of schooling to a child's cognitive abilities at age 9-12, claims a new study.
from Lancet Global Health on Jan 16, 2017.

Gambia: How we ignored peace and chose war

Dear Pa, It pains me to have to do this but in the interest of peace and the future of this great nation of ours, I am compelled to make certain things public.
from Freedom on Jan 16, 2017.

In Niger, anti-smuggling efforts risk trading one crisis for another

The migrant smuggling industry has brought jobs, stability and wealth to northern Niger. So countering it is fraught with risk.
from African Arguments on Jan 13, 2017.

Fake news harmful for health

The Zika epidemic that spread throughout the Americas was accompanied by another outbreak - of rumours and false news about the disease.
from SciDev.Net on Jan 12, 2017.

Myanmar: recognition is hard

While she waits for her husband to be released, Khin Soe Myint has found support from former detainee Than Than Htay.
from Le Monde diplomatique on Jan 11, 2017.

One million Somali refugees 'growing hopeless', warns UN

Over one million Somali refugees who have been displaced for decades are becoming despondent as donor support wanes, according to the UN refugee agency.
from UN on Jan 11, 2017.
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