Swaziland king renames country Kingdom of eSwatini

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian King Mswati III declares name change 50 years after independence from British rule The king of Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, has announced that his country has changed its name to the Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50 years since Läs mer…

Chetan Singh Marwaha obituary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian My father, Chetan Singh Marwaha, who has died aged 88, twice during his lifetime suffered great upheavals during which he lost everything. But he never allowed himself to be deflected from his duty to his family and community. As a Läs mer…

Zimbabwe sacks thousands of nurses on strike for better pay

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Vice-president says all strikers fired with immediate effect in interest ‘of saving lives’ Zimbabwe has fired thousands of nurses who went on strike to demand higher salaries, in a hardline response by the country’s leadership to growing labour unrest. The Läs mer…

Commonwealth nations pledge £2.7bn to halt deadly resurgence of malaria

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Leaders at health summit in London will be urged to adopt target of halving cases of the disease by 2023, to save 650,000 lives Investments worth more than £2.7bn are being pledged on Wednesday in a drive to halve the Läs mer…

From cattle herder to big pharma expert: one man’s fight to end malaria – podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Dr Allan Pamba on the ‘silent epidemic’ that drove him to leave his Kenyan village, train as a clinician and become a leading authority on global health Like many fellow Kenyans, Allan Pamba had his first experience of malaria as Läs mer…

Somaliland poet jailed for three years in crackdown on writers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Naima Abwaan Qorane sentenced for ‘anti-national activity’ in former British protectorate A poet has been sentenced to three years in prison in Somaliland as part of a wide-ranging crackdown against activists and writers. Naima Abwaan Qorane, 27, was jailed on Läs mer…

Migrant-rescue boat Open Arms released by Italian authorities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Vessel seized in March in Pozzallo, Sicily, with 218 migrants and refugees onboard Italian authorities have released a migrant-rescue boat that has been impounded for almost a month but are still investigating two of its crew on suspicion of enabling Läs mer…

Prizewinning images of Africa, from grasshoppers to street life – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian The only global prize for contemporary African photography reveals it shortlist for 2018, bringing together artists from Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Angola and Morocco as well as Europe and the US, and covering subjects as diverse as FGM, nomadic life, the Läs mer…

Western bombing won’t save Syria. Non-western diplomacy might | Chandran Nair

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Interventionist policies from the west have failed in the Middle East. It’s time for the rest of the world to step up and offer non-military solutions The past week has seemed like a bad rerun. For the third time in Läs mer…

‘The earlier you go, the longer you live’: HIV self-testing in South Africa | Rebecca Ratcliffe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian In a country where people with HIV suffer hugely from discrimination, the privacy afforded by self-testing is having a positive impact on rates of diagnosis and treatment David* is perched on a stool, staring at the table in front of Läs mer…

Country diary: wheatears on both sides of their migratory journey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Aigas, Invernessshire and Uganda: Wintering wheatears were abundant in Uganda, looking exactly the same as they do when they arrive in the Highlands Continue reading…

Belgium comes to terms with ‘human zoos’ of its colonial past

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Sixty years ago, Belgium set up a live display of people from Congo for the 1958 world fair. Now the country is rethinking that legacy Sixty years ago on Tuesday, Belgium staged the opening of the 1958 world fair, a Läs mer…