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Lack of school drives girls into armed groups in eastern Congo - charity

Lack of school drives girls into armed groups in eastern Congo - charity

Dozens of armed groups in eastern Congo prey on locals and exploit mineral reserves, and girls forced to join militia groups for food, money and protection

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 15 novembre 2016
FEATURE-Zimbabwe's evicted elderly white farmers pin last hope on compensation

FEATURE-Zimbabwe's evicted elderly white farmers pin last hope on compensation

White landowners, evicted as part of reforms to address colonial imbalances, await compensation, but black farmers expected to stump up cash don’t have it

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 31 octobre 2016
INVESTIGATION - Baby traffickers thriving in Nigeria as recession bites

INVESTIGATION - Baby traffickers thriving in Nigeria as recession bites

A Thomson Reuters Foundation investigative team spoke to more than 10 Nigerian women duped into giving up their newborns to strangers

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 13 octobre 2016
Mauritania intensifies crackdown on anti-slavery activists, says campaigner

Mauritania intensifies crackdown on anti-slavery activists, says campaigner

Slavery is a historical practice in Mauritania, which became the last country worldwide to legally abolish it in 1981

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 30 septembre 2016
Ugandan villagers locked out of forest waiting for the 'promised land'

Ugandan villagers locked out of forest waiting for the 'promised land'

A new film « Green: at what price? » tells the story of forest dwellers fighting a reforestation project for formal rights to land

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 22 septembre 2016
Migrants lured by sex into Egypt's backstreet kidney trade, says report

Migrants lured by sex into Egypt's backstreet kidney trade, says report

Prostitutes tempt migrants to sell their kidneys as hospitals turn a blind eye to illicit dealing in donated organs for transplants

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 2 septembre 2016
Taking the long-view on South Sudan's crisis

Taking the long-view on South Sudan's crisis

By David Mozersky, Chris Johnson, Eddie Thomas and Naana Marekia   Source: DFID – Department for International Development – UK     * Any views expressed in this article are …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 29 juillet 2016
Dodging costs and power cuts, Tanzanian firms profit from solar drive

Dodging costs and power cuts, Tanzanian firms profit from solar drive

        Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation     By Jackline Nzula       ARUSHA, Tanzania, July 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Mkarima Tarimo, managing director of Tarimo Industries, …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 19 juillet 2016
Clarion call for Nigerian farmers to unite in the battle to save their lands

Clarion call for Nigerian farmers to unite in the battle to save their lands

Reverend Father Maurice Kwairanga works with farmers in northeast Nigeria to fight large scale land acquisitions

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 5 juillet 2016
Hunger stalks Boko Haram victims in Nigerian camp as food runs out

Hunger stalks Boko Haram victims in Nigerian camp as food runs out

      Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation     By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani     ABUJA, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Having fled Boko Haram and sought refuge in an …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 28 juin 2016
"We were waiting for our deaths" - Kenyan widows saved by tribal elders

"We were waiting for our deaths" - Kenyan widows saved by tribal elders

Kenyan law grants widows the right to live on their late husbands’ property until they die, but poor women are often evicted by land-hungry relatives

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 23 juin 2016
African youth blame politicians for conflicts, crises: UN poll

African youth blame politicians for conflicts, crises: UN poll

« It is so crucial, and even urgent for the leaders to heed the voices of the youth, if we are to silence the guns »

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 16 juin 2016
Food aid to double in Niger after fresh Boko Haram attacks - UN

Food aid to double in Niger after fresh Boko Haram attacks - UN

The militants have recently ramped up attacks in Niger’s Diffa region

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 14 juin 2016
Will Rwanda's push for prosperity be powered by the sun?

Will Rwanda's push for prosperity be powered by the sun?

With its economy growing fast, Rwanda will need to keep moving forward with green energy, minister says

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 10 juin 2016
Presidents and billionaires drive battle against Africa's deadliest creature

Presidents and billionaires drive battle against Africa's deadliest creature

        Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation     By Katy Migiro    ARUSHA, Tanzania, June 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Jakaya Kikwete, the former president of Tanzania, recalled …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 7 juin 2016
FEATURE-Lack of water limits Madagascar's climate-smart agriculture

FEATURE-Lack of water limits Madagascar's climate-smart agriculture

      By Katie Nguyen     Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation     BESAKOA, Madagascar, June 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Most days, Hitasoa ignores breakfast and lunch. She is …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 3 juin 2016
As Kenya's forests - and rainfall - vanish, communities dig in to help

As Kenya's forests - and rainfall - vanish, communities dig in to help

      By Sophie Mbugua     Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation   OTHAYA, Kenya, May 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya needs to take urgent action to combat degradation …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 27 mai 2016
INTERVIEW-"Save this generation of children" says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

INTERVIEW-"Save this generation of children" says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

      Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation   By Alex Whiting   ISTANBUL, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The world must give urgent attention to children caught up in …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 24 mai 2016
What does the world know about rescued Chibok schoolgirl Amina Ali?

What does the world know about rescued Chibok schoolgirl Amina Ali?

      Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation   By Belinda Goldsmith   ABUJA, Nigeria, May 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The rescue of one of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 20 mai 2016
India's Maharashtra bans "social boycotts" that often shun women, lower castes

India's Maharashtra bans "social boycotts" that often shun women, lower castes

      Thomson Reuters Foundation   By Rina Chandran    MUMBAI, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – India’s Maharashtra state has become the first in the country to ban village …

Par Thomson Reuters Foundation, le 15 mai 2016