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Why World Vasectomy Day manager uses the English word

In Rwanda it might be easier to clear up misconceptions about vasectomy if it didn’t share a word with castration in Kinyarwanda, one of the country’s official languages.
from Global Health Now on Nov 15, 2018.
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Climate change and biodiversity 'must be addressed together'

Demand for bioenergy to reduce fossil fuel emissions could add crushing pressure on plant and animal habitats and undermine the essential diversity of species on Earth.
from IPBES on Nov 15, 2018.

Sri Lanka has no PM or cabinet, says Speaker

Sri Lanka's parliamentary Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya, said today that the country does not have a prime minister or cabinet after Wednesday's no-confidence vote.
from Channel News Asia on Nov 15, 2018.

Secret abortions last resort for fearful Kenyan women

Many Kenyan urban men are not permitting partners to use contraceptives, leading to dangerous back street abortions, a study reveals.
from SciDev.Net on Nov 15, 2018.

Eritrea sanctions lifted

The UN Security Council yesterday lifted international sanctions imposed against Eritrea nearly a decade ago.
from UN on Nov 15, 2018.
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How village stories make it to the mainstream media

First developed by women to report on rural villages in India, Khabar Lahariya is now a national phenomenon.
from Splice on Nov 14, 2018.

Congo opposition unites and then quickly divides

Congo’s opposition had a unified presidential candidate…for a few hours.
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Why the Mekong matters

China’s influence on the river is reshaping the environmental and economic future of Southeast Asia.
from China Dialogue on Nov 15, 2018.
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