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As forest losses rise, Zambia plans a timber moratorium

Zambia As forest losses rise, Zambia plans a timber moratorium

  LUSAKA, Zambia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Zambia’s lawmakers are preparing to put a moratorium on the country’s timber trade, blaming foreigners for a surge in illegal logging and timber …

Par Danstan Kaunda, le 18 septembre 2014
Drought-hit Kenyan farmers bank on goats as new currency

Kenya Drought-hit Kenyan farmers bank on goats as new currency

MWINGI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Faced with increasingly scorching heat and drought that have lasted two years in Kitui County in Eastern Kenya, a community banking group has moved …

Par Isaiah Esipisu, le 10 septembre 2014
Peacekeepers in Somalia use aid to rape women and buy sex for $5 - HRW

Soamalia Peacekeepers in Somalia use aid to rape women and buy sex for $5 - HRW

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia rape women seeking medicine on their bases and routinely pay teenage girls for sex, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said …

Par Katy Migiro, le 9 septembre 2014
The Canonisation Of Terror

Nigeria/Boko Haram The Canonisation Of Terror

The sheer weight of indignation and revulsion of most of Nigerian humanity at the recent Boko Harma atrocity in Yobe is most likely to have overwhelmed a tiny footnote to …

Par Wole Soyinka, le 6 septembre 2014
In Search for Power, Ethiopia Turns to Growing Sugar

Ethiopia In Search for Power, Ethiopia Turns to Growing Sugar

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — Eating and drinking in Ethiopia involves a lot of sugar, from the quintessentially Ethiopian buna (coffee) ceremony to the fare in pastry shops. But …

Par E. G. Woldegebriel, le 3 septembre 2014

Nigeria is mired in violence and inequality. It's the girls who suffer

Look one way and my country is booming. Look another and there’s poverty and fear – exploited by Boko Haram. Mothers of the missing schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram wait …

Par Lola Shoneyin, le 14 août 2014