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Let’s ban the word 'internet'

We have to stop thinking about things happening “on the internet”, when it's simply part of human interaction for millions, argues Padraig Reidy.
from Index on Censorship on Nov 28, 2014.
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UK government plan for top UN job 'an act of great cynicism'

A plan to nominate a sacked UK minister as UN under-secretary for humanitarian affairs has been described as "an act of great cynicism" and "political dumping".
from Mirror on Nov 28, 2014.

Growth not the sole answer for poorest countries, warns UN

The international community must learn from the failure of most poorest countries to meet the Millennium Development Goals despite strong economic growth, says a UN report.
from UNCTAD on Nov 28, 2014.

Swifter action needed to fight ebola in Sierra Leone, UK told

The UK must tackle the ban on direct London-Freetown flights, slow provision of hospital beds and extortionate logistical costs to improve ebola aid to Sierra Leone, says a [...]
from The Guardian on Nov 28, 2014.

Over 30 feared dead in Nigeria roadside explosion

Thirty-five people, including five soldiers, were feared killed in a bomb explosion Nigeria's Adamawa state on Thursday, witnesses and security sources said.
from Premium Times on Nov 27, 2014.
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Lessons from typhoon Haiyan

The Typhoon Haiyan Learning Review says humanitarian agencies should have given more priority to communication and information after the disaster in The Philippines.
from CDAC network on Nov 28, 2014.

Rise and shine: Haiti’s bright energy future

Only 25 per cent of Haiti's population has regular access to electricity, blocking advances in economic opportunity, health, education, and social equality.
from Worldwatch Institute on Nov 27, 2014.
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Is the International Criminal Court racist?

David Hoile and Angela Mudukuti go head to head.
from New Internationalist on Nov 28, 2014.
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