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Time for the Nobel Peace Prize to divest from fossil fuels

The Nobel Foundation’s $460 million endowment remains invested in companies that have caused the most damage to our climate.
OWTxtFrom Thomson Reuters Foundation OWTxtOn Dec 12, 2016.

António Guterres sworn in as UN Secretary-General today

Former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres is set to be sworn in today as United Nations Secretary-General.
OWTxtFrom UN OWTxtOn Dec 12, 2016.

US reporters dealing with Trump: take advice from African colleagues

For US journalists dealing with a president who hates the press: take advice from your African colleagues.
OWTxtFrom Quartz Africa OWTxtOn Dec 8, 2016.

Asians honoured for disruption

Seven people operating at the frontiers of technology's interface with business, collectively called "The Disruptors", are named Straits Times Asians of the Year.
OWTxtFrom Straits Times OWTxtOn Dec 7, 2016.

School 'as vital as food and medicine' for children in conflict

Nearly 2 million children in 20 countries stayed in school over the past four years, despite war, natural disaster and other emergencies.
OWTxtFrom UNICEF OWTxtOn Dec 6, 2016.

Rwandan president among Champions of the Earth

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.
OWTxtFrom UNEP OWTxtOn Dec 3, 2016.

Wole Soyinka throws away his Green Card in Trump protest

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
OWTxtFrom Quartz Africa OWTxtOn Dec 2, 2016.

Sign language signs on in South Sudan

South Sudan's first unified basic sign language and sign language dictionary will be launched and presented in Juba today.
OWTxtFrom Light for the World OWTxtOn Nov 30, 2016.

South Pacific island goes 100 per cent solar

The South Pacific island of Ta'u has added 5,000 solar panels and 60 Tesla power packs to become entirely dependent on solar energy.
OWTxtFrom Travel and Leisure OWTxtOn Nov 29, 2016.

Farewell, Himal?

Why ‘Himal Southasian’ is suspending publication and how the move is part of a wider phenomenon that is limiting freedom of expression across South Asia.
OWTxtFrom Himal OWTxtOn Nov 25, 2016.
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