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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.
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.”
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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."
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Trump To African Leaders: My Friends Go To Your Countries To Get Rich
He also praised Africa's non-existent nation of Nambia.
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Massive Protests Call For An End To Togo's 50-Year Political Dynasty
The opposition chief has called for the president to resign.
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.
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Global Series: Political Sport
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The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academ...
Manifestação - Sports is never just a game and often political, as Brazil learned well during its 2014 World Cup. Senado
The Disease You Don't Notice -- Until A Worm Crawls Across Your Eye
Ten million people have this disease.
Khaled Abdullah / Reuters
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
Google Doodle Honors Ghanaian Entrepreneur Esther Afua Ocloo
Ocloo was a business pioneer and champion of low-income women.
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Money Hindered the Ebola Response
Many are to blame for the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa but public health institutions reliance on private funding was key factor to the spread of the outbreak.
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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.
ARTS & CULTURE
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.”
Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
There's A Reason Zika Virus Became A Pandemic In 2015
The health consequences of climate change have begun.
Emily Fisher and Sarah Crockett
International Education At Risk In Trump’s America
Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of African Stud...
As the numbers of U.S. students studying abroad passed 313,000 annually, Europe remains a dominant and growing site of U.S
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 Africa Is No Place For Shopworn Dictators
Veteran journalist reporting from the United Nations
The man elected as president in December, Adama Barrow, returned home on Thursday from exile in Senegal to cheering crowds.
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West African Troops Enter Gambia's Capital After Dictator's Departure
By Tim Cocks and Diadie Ba, Reuters
The country's new president said Yahya Jammeh appears to have left the state coffers behind empty.
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