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Aid is not the answer to malaria, says Money and Mosquitoes report

African governments need to go beyond aid in eliminating malaria and follow Sri Lanka's emphasis on issues such as effective surveillance and mosquito control, says a new report.
from African Development Bank on Apr 26, 2018.

Thousands of South Africans take to the streets to protest minimum wage

Around 6 000 protesters from Johannesburg and surrounding areas marched against changes to labour law and the national minimum wage on Wednesday.
from Mail&Guardian on Apr 26, 2018.

Tanzania police threaten to beat protesters 'like stray dogs'

Heavily armed Tanzanian police deployed in major towns and cities on Wednesday in a bid to block anti-government protests called by a US-based Tanzanian social media activist.
from The East African on Apr 26, 2018.

Brussels response to Syria conflict 'tragically inadequate'

As the sixth international conference on the Syria crisis concluded in Brussels, Oxfam said Syrians have again been largely failed by the international community.
from Oxfam on Apr 26, 2018.

UN-backed programme logs record high cocaine seaport seizures

UN-trained law enforcement units have intercepted huge shipments of illegal drugs trafficked through seaports this year.
from UN on Apr 26, 2018.

More than $4bn pledged to the Global Environment Facility

Almost 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 billion to the Global Environment Facility's new four-year investment cycle.
from GEF on Apr 25, 2018.

UK hosts 'less than a third' of its fair share of Syrian refugees

The UK has welcomed only a third of its fair share of Syrian refugees when compared with the size of its economy, according to a new analysis.
from Oxfam on Apr 25, 2018.

Madagascar leader urges end to unrest amid protests over deaths

Madagascar’s president has demanded an end to unrest he said was intended to divide the country after two demonstrators were killed in an anti-government protest.
from africanews on Apr 25, 2018.

Police witness says Myanmar officers planted evidence on journalists

A police officer has said two Reuters journalists facing charges of breaching the Official Secrets Act in Myanmar were set up in a “trap” to get them arrested.
from Press Gazette on Apr 25, 2018.

Key week for future of the Global Environment Facility

A meeting today will discuss Global Environment Facility replenishment, aimed at helping developing countries meet commitments to several global environmental agreements.
from World Resources Institute on Apr 25, 2018.
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