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Siasa na Kusengenyana (when Kenya politicians switch from English)

Kenya’s political discourse takes place in two very different realms: one conducted in English, one not.
from African Arguments on Oct 16, 2017.

US to pull out of Unesco again

The US plans to formally withdraw from UNESCO to save money and protest against what it views as the organisation’s anti-Israel bias.
from Foreign Policy on Oct 13, 2017.

The toughest places for a girl to get education

Nine of the 10 toughest countries for a girl to get an education are in Africa, according to a new index.
from The ONE Campaign on Oct 12, 2017.

More than 20,000 girls marry illegally every day

More than 20,000 girls are married every day below the minimum age permitted by national law, according to new research marking the International Day of the Girl.
from World Bank, Save the Children on Oct 11, 2017.

EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises

It's International Day of the Girl.
from UN on Oct 11, 2017.

Myanmar's military coup myth

A persistent myth that the military in Burma are looking for an excuse to retake direct control of the country is being used to justify inaction over the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.
from Burma Campaign UK on Oct 11, 2017.

Elections: observing the observers

The Kenya election damaged the credibility of election observers. Aly Verjee identifies six lessons for observers.
from Pambazuka News on Oct 8, 2017.

The right place for a human rights award

Geneva - for the The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.
from Global Geneva on Oct 6, 2017.

Hippo teeth prices outpacing elephant tusks

Carved ivory ornaments and accessories made from hippo teeth now command a lower price on the global market than those made of elephant tusks,
from Quartz Africa on Oct 5, 2017.

UK aid policy 'seems to be about making the world safe for businesses'

British aid minister Priti Patel's vision seems to be ensuring the world is run by private corporations, says the UK's leading development lobby group.
from Global Justice Now on Oct 3, 2017.
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