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China’s green planning for the world starts with infrastructure

With knowledge of development honed through decades of rapid domestic economic growth, China is well placed to shape global development in ways that may define the 21st century.
from The Conversation on Oct 19, 2017.

A special approach to slum upgrading in Kenya

Life may soon begin to change for families in Mukuru, a densely packed informal settlement squeezed between factories near Nairobi's city centre.
from IIED on Oct 19, 2017.

Batteries from green cars could swamp China’s recycling industry

Discarded batteries from electric vehicles will soon become a major environmental hazard in China, a think tank has warned.
from China Dialogue on Oct 17, 2017.

What on earth's going on? Making sense of Zuma’s latest reshuffle

Jacob Zuma drops another bombshell - a second Cabinet reshuffle in less than seven months.
from NEWS24 on Oct 17, 2017.

Not true that hunger doesn’t discriminate — it does

In a world where eight men possess half of all the planet’s wealth, inequality appears to be a key feature of most economies. Now a study reveals a widening gap in hunger.
from Inter Press Service on Oct 16, 2017.

Is cancer control in poor countries too high-tech?

Cancer control in developing countries focuses too much on expensive technology and too little on affordable prevention that can save lives, medical scientists warn.
from SciDev.Net on Oct 16, 2017.

Cash payments to elderly in Mozambique to rise 84% next year

Substantial increases in cash payments to older people and the disabled are included in Mozambique's new social protection strategy.
from Mozambique 387 on Oct 13, 2017.

Developing nations need more than just money for science

Grants from big science funders can be hard to use without better administration and mutual understanding, says Rana Dajani.
from Nature on Oct 13, 2017.

More US backing for Buhari against corruption and Boko Haram

"US President Donald Trump has commended President Buhari for his anti-corruption move. I believe more will be forthcoming. Nigeria really needs those stolen funds."
from allAfrica on Oct 12, 2017.

One-third of world's people may be African by 2100

One out of six people live in Africa. The proportion will probably be one in four in 2050 and more than one in three by 2100.
from Quartz Africa on Oct 11, 2017.
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