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Fuel shortages hit South Sudan

Petrol stations in South Sudan are running out of fuel, as imports slow because roads to east Africa are blocked or frequently attacked.
from RFI on Aug 23, 2017.

Children are #NotATarget

Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence.
from Unicef on Aug 22, 2017.

Zika has all but disappeared in the Americas. Why?

One. That is the number of locally transmitted Zika cases confirmed in the continental US this year. That contrasts with hundreds of local transmissions last year.
from Science on Aug 18, 2017.

Underprivileged, but not underachievers

From austerity to affliction, these children have seen them all. Yet, they haven’t allowed adversity to dwarf their determination
from Down to Earth on Aug 17, 2017.

The Bengaluru flood

The Indian city of Bengaluru experienced its heaviest rain in 127 years and flooding on 15 August. The urban flood has been in the making for years.
from Down to Earth on Aug 16, 2017.

Zanzibar shows how tourism spreads HIV globally

The tourism sector increases workers’ vulnerability to AIDS. Katie McQue reports.
from New internationalist on Aug 14, 2017.

A dream defended: Namibia's first crop of doctors graduates

Finally producing its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
from Bhekisisa on Aug 8, 2017.

From PNG via China to the US: the illegal wood supply chain

How illegal wood products are moved through China to the US with devastating impacts on people in Papua New Guinea.
from Global Witness on Aug 6, 2017.

China renews clampdown on waste imports

China's announcement of restrictions on waste imports has left global recyclers reeling.
from China Dialogue on Aug 2, 2017.

Rwanda's risky bet on a prosperous economic future

A Kigali mall is a window to an ambitious Rwandan future in which a middle class built on a services-based economy will have replaced a nation of largely poor, rural farmers.
from New Vision on Jul 31, 2017.
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