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WhatsApp India to limit ‘forwards’ to five users in bid to rein in rumours

WhatsApp announced new curbs on its service in India after government censure over lynchings in the wake of the rapid spread of fake news and rumours.
from Times of India on Jul 20, 2018.

Warning of child and forced labour on Ghana and Ivory Coast cocoa farms

Chocolate produced with cocoa from Ghana and Ivory Coast is at high risk of being tainted by forced labour and child labour, according to new research.
from Global Slavery Index on Jul 20, 2018.

'Dangerous complacency' could lead to second HIV/Aids epidemic

A resurgence of the HIV/Aids epidemic is likely as the largest generation of young people age into adolescence and adulthood, warns an international medical journal.
from The Lancet on Jul 20, 2018.

'Ship-by-ship' reaction to migrants won't work, warns UN

UN Refugee Agency chief Filippo Grandi says a "ship-by-ship" decision by several EU countries to take in 450 stranded migrants is not sustainable.
from UN on Jul 20, 2018.

Brazil suspects leprosy spreads through armadillos

Hunting and eating armadillos can mean a greater risk of getting sick with leprosy, an infectious disease that affects the nervous system, say researchers in Brazil.
from SciDev.Net on Jul 20, 2018.

South African land expropriation key to Mandela's vision, says Ramaphosa

Land expropriation without compensation is a key programme in achieving the vision of a free South Africa, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa.
from News24 on Jul 19, 2018.

Report finds 'reasonable grounds' for genocide charges in Myanmar

Planned crimes against Rohingya constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, says a report that identifies 22 Myanmar officers who should be criminally investigated.
from Fortify Rights on Jul 19, 2018.

Nigeria unveils name and logo of new national airline

The Nigerian government has launched a new national carrier, Nigeria Air, replacing the collapsed Air Nigeria.
from newsafrica on Jul 19, 2018.

UN welcomes deal to end migrant stand-off in Mediterranean

UN Refugee Agency chief Filippo Grandi gave a cautious welcome to the decision by several EU countries to take in some 450 migrants who have been stranded at sea for days, warning that a “ship-by-ship” arrangement was not sustainable.
from UN on Jul 19, 2018.

Confinement, violence and chaos reported in Moria refugee camp

Greece's Moria refugee camp is descending into chaos, swith more than 8,000 men, women and children trapped on the island, warns MSF.
from MSF on Jul 18, 2018.
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