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'Tarzans and Man Fridays' keep fighting for home and family

The battle for Chagossians’ right to return to their Indian Ocean homeland – and for their families to live together in Britain in the meantime – has raged since 1966.
from Buzzfeed on Jan 17, 2018.

A group of one’s own

Hussein Kesvani reports on how young Muslim women are using social media to create a safe space to self-educate and share ideas.
from New Internationalist on Jan 16, 2018.

Murder and corruption in the mining town the world forgot

Gold buyers in expensive cars extort rock-bottom prices from Durban Deep’s zama zamas, while the police look on.
from GroundUp on Jan 12, 2018.

India eyes ways to stop wasting $14 billion of food a year

India, one of the world's largest food producers, is trying to tackle waste during production, processing, retailing and consumption
from Thomson Reuters Foundation on Jan 10, 2018.

Afghan entrepreneurs bemoan lack of state support

Plans for a dedicated business park in southern Afghanistan have failed to materialise.
from IWPR on Jan 8, 2018.

BHP Billiton and Vale’s sludge still harming Brazil

The story of the collapse of Brazil's Fundão dam scares me.
from Friends of the Earth on Jan 5, 2018.

Helping farmers tackle climate change and food security

A study examines climate change challenges for farmers in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, and Zimbabwe, with the goal of sharing lessons learned.
from IRIN on Jan 3, 2018.

One man against the Bagmati

In the middle of the Bihar flood, one man stands dry because he raised his land to match the embankment that prevents floodwaters from returning to the river.
from TheThirdPole on Jan 1, 2018.

Chinese cities vie to harness the energy that powers the sun

At least three Chinese cities are vying to host the world’s first experimental nuclear fusion power station after the government threw its weight behind the project this month.
from South China Morning Post on Dec 26, 2017.

Fish disease and killer robots in top ten articles of 2017

A fish virus that poses a global threat, the plight of refugee scientists, and a UN treaty on killer robots are among the top-read articles published on SciDev.Net in 2017
from SciDev.Net on Dec 22, 2017.
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