Africa’s first Nobel prize winner for literature, Wole Soyinka, has kept his word about a Trump victory in the US and thrown away his Green Card
from Quartz Africa on Dec 2, 2016.
Rehabilitating survivors of torture and enforcing the legal obligations of nations to provide help is the agenda of a world scientific symposium in Mexico City this week..
from International rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims on Dec 4, 2016.
The Carwash Task Force (Força-Tarefa Lava Jato) of Brazil has won this year's Anti-Corruption Award from campaign group Transparency International.
from Transparency International on Dec 3, 2016.
Prizes for Rwanda's President, a Moroccan solar activist, an Indian beach clean-up organiser, a Honduran indigenous activist, a Mexican biologist and an Australian eco-inventor.
from UNEP on Dec 3, 2016.
The inquiry established by the Myanmar government to investigate violence in Rakhine State is not impartial and lacks credibility, say a UK-based Rohingya organisation.
from Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK on Dec 3, 2016.
Some of the most toxic refuse from modern society ends up in poor communities. Researchers are helping one area in the Middle East clean up its electronic-waste problem.
from Nature on Dec 1, 2016.
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