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Ending Child Marriage: An Urgent And Unfinished Agenda
Global Campaign, Advocacy and Communications Director, Save th...
At the moment, progress in tackling child marriage is painfully slow.
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Teen Son Of Radio Host Delilah Dies Of Suicide After 'Battling Depression'
She asked for prayers for her son and “all suffering from this debilitating disease called depression.”
Stella McCartney Accused Of Cultural Appropriation For Using Ankara Prints In Her Spring Collection
"We all know African prints are awesome and beautiful. Appreciate them, but don't make it look like you just discovered them."
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Trump To African Leaders: My Friends Go To Your Countries To Get Rich
He also praised Africa's non-existent nation of Nambia.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Massive Protests Call For An End To Togo's 50-Year Political Dynasty
The opposition chief has called for the president to resign.
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Catastrophic Mudslide Destroys City
A massive mudslide tore through Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. Thousands have been left homeless, and over 600 people are still missing.
Global Series: Political Sport
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Manifestação - Sports is never just a game and often political, as Brazil learned well during its 2014 World Cup. Senado
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The Disease You Don't Notice -- Until A Worm Crawls Across Your Eye
Ten million people have this disease.
Famine And Fighting -- Challenges Of Ordering A Disordered World
Humanitarian catastrophe is becoming commonplace – part of a new normal in which fragile governments, violence, and conflict
Khaled Abdullah / Reuters
Google Doodle Honors Ghanaian Entrepreneur Esther Afua Ocloo
Ocloo was a business pioneer and champion of low-income women.
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In Africa, For-Profit School Chain Plays Legal Hardball
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
When money is involved, big business gets mean. In Kenya, a multi-national for-profit private school company is using threats
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How Your Ancestors' Environment Determines The Shape Of Your Nose
It's not just genetics that influences whether your nose turns out short and wide or tall and narrow.
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Photographer Chronicles The Glamorous Hairstyles Of West Africa's Beauty Salons
“They wanted to look like Rihanna or Beyoncé. Even that was a bit too plain for them.”
There's A Reason Zika Virus Became A Pandemic In 2015
The health consequences of climate change have begun.
Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
International Education At Risk In Trump’s America
Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of African Stud...
What is still unclear is the how this ban may impact U.S. permanent residents and those with dual citizenship linked to countries
Emily Fisher and Sarah Crockett
Creating A Comic Book In One Of The Worst Countries In The World To Be A Child
The Central African Republic (CAR) is one of the worst countries in the world to be a child. Sitting second only to Niger
West African Troops Enter Gambia's Capital After Dictator's Departure
The country's new president said Yahya Jammeh appears to have left the state coffers behind empty.
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Want A Political Revolution? Seven Action Steps From West Africa
Journalist, international policy and development consultant, P...
It has been a bad year for the Left, at least at the most visible end of the spectrum. There was Brexit, in which the majority
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How President Obama Kept Calm During the Ebola Crisis
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The evidence suggested that curtailing travel would actually make the problem worse -- by making it even more difficult to get health care providers into the region, not to mention much needed supplies, to end the epidemic more quickly.
Bill Gates Is Betting On This Investment As A Way To Fight Extreme Poverty
“There’s no investment that has a return anything like being able to breed chickens.”
Mike Segar / Reuters
Narrow Focus on HIV Response Overlooks Pandemic's Weakest Links
Dr. Mit Philips
Health Policy Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Withou...
The global health community simply cannot afford to ignore the HIV epidemic in Western and Central Africa (WCA), where five million, or a third, of the 15 million people who should be started on antiretrovirals in the next four years currently live.
Ebola, Zika and the Weakness of the Global Health Regime
Managing Director of Risk Cooperative / Co-author of "Global R...
You Only See a Different Africa if You Want to
St. Gallen Symposium
The world's premier opportunity for healthy debates between ge...
The Middle East after ISIS
Joseph V. Micallef
Best Selling Military History and World Affairs Author and Key...
This week we begin a two part series on a post-ISIS Middle East. In Part I we look at "The Middle East after ISIS." Next week, in Part II, we examine whether a post-ISIS Middle East can be stabilized and what role, if any, the U.S. and its allies can play.
Liberia Suffers New Ebola Death Months After Outbreak Declared Over
More than 11,300 people have died over the past two years in the world's worst Ebola epidemic, nearly all of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
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