'Things are getting worse': Tunisia protests rage on as latest victim named

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The latest victim of Tunisia’s current unrest has been named as Haykel Rachdi, from Sbeitla in Kasserine, near the Algerian border. He died of his injuries on Monday night Läs mer…

From waste to play space: the project turning India's scrap into playgrounds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Children of all ages cluster on top of tin cans painted in green, red and yellow embedded in the ground, others hang off a climbing frame made of rubber Läs mer…

UK aid cuts of up to 70% a 'gut punch' to world's poorest, experts say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The British government’s decision to slash at least 50% in overseas aid within the next few weeks has been called a “gut punch” to the world’s poorest. Reacting to Läs mer…

UK diplomats told to cut up to 70% from overseas aid budget

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; British diplomats have been instructed to find at least 50% cuts in UK overseas aid in the next six weeks in advance of the next financial year, the Labour Läs mer…

UK must cancel poor countries' debt or face Covid-19 'financial tsunami'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Billions of dollars of debt owed by poor countries must be permanently cancelled in order to stave off a “looming financial tsunami” caused by Covid-19 and the ensuing global Läs mer…

Egypt’s political prisoners ‘denied healthcare and subject to reprisals’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A decade after the uprising that overturned politics in Egypt, political prisoners are being targeted inside the country’s overcrowded prison system. Egypt’s prisons hold at least twice the number Läs mer…

Covid 'imperils family planning in poorest countries', says global project

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sixty million more women and girls in the world’s poorest countries are now using modern contraceptives, after an eight-year global effort to expand family planning services. But the FP2020 Läs mer…

Central African Republic suffers food shortages as rebels cut off capital

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Central African Republic is facing serious food shortages as election violence has cut off the country and stranded hundreds of trucks carrying supplies outside its borders. Food prices have Läs mer…

'The lockdown was political': Chad under strain ahead of election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; For Abdulgadir Sanousi the decision to lock down the capital of Chad was “a nightmare”. His work driving from N’Djamena to Moundou in the south four times a week Läs mer…

'Nowhere is safe': Colombia confronts alarming surge in femicides

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When authorities pulled the lifeless body of four-year-old María Ángel Molina out of a river in rural Colombia on 13 January, the South American country mourned what was the Läs mer…

Mexico faces challenge to light-touch Covid approach as US restricts travel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New US coronavirus travel restrictions are likely to have an outsized impact on Mexico, which is also struggling with an uncontrolled outbreak of the virus and record-breaking deaths. Among Läs mer…