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What on earth's going on? Making sense of Zuma’s latest reshuffle

Jacob Zuma drops another bombshell - a second Cabinet reshuffle in less than seven months.
from NEWS24 on Oct 17, 2017.

Not true that hunger doesn’t discriminate — it does

In a world where eight men possess half of all the planet’s wealth, inequality appears to be a key feature of most economies. Now a study reveals a widening gap in hunger.
from Inter Press Service on Oct 16, 2017.

Is cancer control in poor countries too high-tech?

Cancer control in developing countries focuses too much on expensive technology and too little on affordable prevention that can save lives, medical scientists warn.
from SciDev.Net on Oct 16, 2017.

Cash payments to elderly in Mozambique to rise 84% next year

Substantial increases in cash payments to older people and the disabled are included in Mozambique's new social protection strategy.
from Mozambique 387 on Oct 13, 2017.

Developing nations need more than just money for science

Grants from big science funders can be hard to use without better administration and mutual understanding, says Rana Dajani.
from Nature on Oct 13, 2017.

More US backing for Buhari against corruption and Boko Haram

"US President Donald Trump has commended President Buhari for his anti-corruption move. I believe more will be forthcoming. Nigeria really needs those stolen funds."
from allAfrica on Oct 12, 2017.

One-third of world's people may be African by 2100

One out of six people live in Africa. The proportion will probably be one in four in 2050 and more than one in three by 2100.
from Quartz Africa on Oct 11, 2017.

Clan politics endanger Somaliland’s presidential election

The self-declared republic of Somaliland holds its sixth elections on 13 November, but clan-based politics pose a threat to the nation’s fragile democracy.
from Pambazuka News on Oct 10, 2017.

E-vehicles or e-mobility?

India has unique reasons for faster adoption of electric vehicles, but we need to be bold and aggressive in our plans, argues Sunita Narain.
from Down to Earth on Oct 9, 2017.

Global development trends and challenges: Horizon 2025 revisited

What are the major forces shaping change in development cooperation?
from Overseas Development Institute on Oct 6, 2017.
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