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Duterte to bring back police as lead agency in drugs war

A month after removing the police from anti-drug operations, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he would bring them back to stop narcotics thriving again.
from Coconuts on Nov 23, 2017.

Over $2bn pledged to help hurricane-hit Caribbean ‘build back better’

Over $1.3bn in pledges and $1bn in loans and debt was promised this week to aid Caribbean recovery from the hurricanes that pummelled the region a few months ago.
from UN on Nov 23, 2017.

Call for urgent action to combat West African food security threat

Vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual, according to a Greenpeace Africa report.
from Greenpeace on Nov 22, 2017.

UN urges Sudan to address plight of millions displaced in Darfur

The UN human rights office has called on Sudan to make it possible for 2.6 million internally displaced Darfuris to return home.
from UN on Nov 22, 2017.

Anger over increase in bluefin catch quotas

Conservationists say they are angry over a drastic increase catch quotas for bluefin tuna, dubbing it a victory for short-term economic profit over long-term conservation
from WWF on Nov 22, 2017.

Mugabe resigns: new leader to be announced Wednesday

17.53. The Speaker of the Zimbabwean Parliament reads President Robert Mugabe's resignation letter.
from The Herald, Zimbabwe on Nov 21, 2017.

Improvements in African governance slowing down, says Mo Ibrahim report

While governance has improved in most African countries in the last 10 years, average governance improvement has slowed, says the latest Mo Ibrahim report.
from Mo Ibrahim Foundation on Nov 21, 2017.

Stop using private education provider in aid projects, DfID urged

Britain's aid ministry should stop using private for-profit education provider Bridge International Academies following criticism by MPs, says a development think-thank.
from Global Justice Now on Nov 21, 2017.

180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents

One in 12 children live in countries where their prospects today are worse than those of their parents, according to the UN Children's Fund.
from UNICEF on Nov 21, 2017.

Zimbabwe Parliament starts process to impeach Mugabe

Zimbabwe's parliament opened a session on Tuesday to discuss a motion on impeaching President Robert Mugabe who is clinging to power after 37 years in office.
from DW on Nov 21, 2017.
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