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Watch the big burn

Over 100 tonnes of ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn are set to go up in flames on 30 April - the biggest burning of ivory stockpile in the world.
from WildAid on Apr 30, 2016.
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Zuma faces return bout in battle over corruption charges

Seven years after taking office, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma again faces a court battle over corruption charges first investigated while Thabo Mbeki was president.
from allAfrica.com on Apr 30, 2016.

World's poorest face large ongoing health bills

By 2040, people in developing countries will continue to spend a greater proportion of their money on healthcare than those in rich countries, a study warns.
from Scidev.Net, allafrica.com on Apr 29, 2016.

New law likely to hit Chinese NGOs

A new Chinese law gives police unprecedented power to restrict the work of foreign groups and limits domestic groups’ ability to work with foreign organisations.
from Human Rights Watch on Apr 29, 2016.

Continued spread of Peste des Petits Ruminants bolsters case for eradication

A devastating livestock disease is continuing to extend its global reach and is now present in 76 countries. .
from FAO on Apr 28, 2016.
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Will Europe ever get a Tobin tax?

The Tobin tax on financial transactions has been a popular ambition for over 20 years, and an actual political goal for eight.
from Le Monde Dipolomatique on Apr 30, 2016.

Behind Mozambique's secret loans controversy

Mozambique Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario had to explain to the IMF why at least $1.4bn in loans were taken in secret without telling parliament, donors - or the IMF.
from Mozambique 317 on Apr 29, 2016.
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Syria and climate change: did the media get it right?

In 2015 the media exploded with stories about the link between climate change and the violence in Syria. But did they get it right?
from Climate and Migration on Apr 28, 2016.
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