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Niger, Eritrea and Chad rank last in Human Development Index

Niger, Eritrea and Chad are ranked bottom of the latest Human Development Index.
from UNDP on Mar 22, 2017.
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Bangladesh's toxic tanneries 'are shortening children's lives'

Children as young as eight, producing leather in Bangladesh in demand across Europe and the US, are exposed to chemicals likely to shorten their lives, says a report.
from The Guardian on Mar 22, 2017.

Nearly 600m children will face 'extremely limited water resources'

Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 worldwide – will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, says the UN Children's Fund.
from Unicef on Mar 22, 2017.

'One in three' still far behind, warns Human Development Report

One in three people worldwide continue to live in low levels of human development, as measured by the Human Development Index.
from UNDP on Mar 22, 2017.

UN-brokered system for Gaza reconstruction failing

The system for reconstruction of Gaza is failing to meet the needs of 1.8 million Palestinians, as a water and sanitation crisis escalates dangerously, warns a report.
from Oxfam on Mar 22, 2017.
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Africa offers a point of co-operation for Xi and Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump will soon meet for the first time. There’s no indication that they will discuss Africa. But there are reasons to do so.
from Mail&Guardian on Mar 22, 2017.

Africa needs a 'wall of money' to power its future

On a good day this year Nigeria produces enough electricity to operate around five 'eco-friendly' hotels the size of the hotel in which participants were discussing energy needs.
from allAfrica on Mar 21, 2017.
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Slavery is a thing of the past, right? Think again

Most people think slavery is a thing of the past and has nothing to do with them. They’re wrong on both counts.
from Worldwatch on Mar 21, 2017.
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