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World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 80 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, US, Africa, Outbreak, Medicine, Health, CDC, Centers For Disease Control )

Brian
- 80 days ago - businessinsider.com
"While the ongoing epidemic in West Africa made an eventual imported Ebola case likely, the risk of an actual outbreak in the US is very low since our healthcare system is much more advanced."
Negev Lab Promises a Better Tech Tomorrow for Africa
Science & Tech  (tags: Africa, Israeli technology )

David
- 80 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Products to be developed at the newly created Israeli company Eilat-Eilot (EE) Off Grid Hub will bring electricity, cooking fuel, and other benefits to the bottom fifth of the world's population, who have for decades been waiting for a better life.
'Ebola Is Winning': Sierra Leone Quarantines 1.2 Million People
World  (tags: Sierra Leone, Africa, Ebola, Deadly Disease, Quarantine, UN Ebola Talk, Humanitarian Crisis )

Brian
- 81 days ago - commondreams.org
"As United Nations leaders prepare for Ebola talks, countries plagued by the disease make desperate moves."
Is China Entering Its Own Military Quagmire Abroad?
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, china, africa, interesting, news )

Cal
- 87 days ago - theweek.com
Chinese troops are being deployed in a restive, oil-rich region in a far-off continent. What could possibly go wrong?
Nigeria 'Is at War' as Thousands of Christians Are Murdered By Muslims
World  (tags: africa, children, conflict, crime, death, freedoms, HumanRights, society, terrorism, violence, Nigeria, Muslims, Islam, Boko Harem )

Ge
- 88 days ago - speroforum.com
"The death toll of 2500 Catholics killed is more than double the entire Christians killed worldwide in 2012 based on data provided by World Watch Monitor.
1976 Vs. Today: Ebola's Terrifying Evolution
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Africa, Health Care, Doctors Without Borders )

Brian
- 90 days ago - thedailybeast.com
"Though it was 40 years ago, doctors contained Zaire's 1976 Ebola outbreak better than today's outbreak. In a new paper, those doctors give insight and advice to current health care workers."
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

Betsy
- 91 days ago - youtube.com
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, petition, Africa, WHO, world, death, ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, society )

Carrie
- 92 days ago - act.one.org
Tell world leaders to make bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 93 days ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Stop SOCO Drilling for Oil in Virunga National Park, Africa - Via Force Change
Environment  (tags: Africa, Congo, Virunga National Park, SOCO, Oil Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 98 days ago - forcechange.com
An oil company, SOCO, is looking to illegally drill for oil in Africa's oldest National Park in the Republic of Congo, which is home to the unique okapi, 200 mountain gorillas, many endangered species and also people. Please sign this global petition.
Oscar Pistorius Trial: Murder Verdicts Ruled Out
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Trial, verdict, Oscar Pistorius, Africa )

Ray
- 99 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ruled out all murder charges, but says he may still be guilty of culpable homicide (manslaughter).
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 99 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
'Exceptional' 232-Carat White Diamond Found in S.Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, business, dimanonds, ethics, humans, interesting, society, unusual )

Caree
- 100 days ago - news.msn.com
A 232-carat white diamond worth as much as $20 million has been discovered at a South African mine famed for its big-gem finds. The stone is... of exceptional size and clarity, and is a magnificent example of the large, high quality diamonds for which the
Inside the Pentagon's Quest to Expand the Empire Into Africa
World  (tags: africa, government, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 101 days ago - alternet.org
This is exactly how not to win hearts and minds in Africa.
 

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