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Startup Invents a 'Homemade' Solar Lamp for Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, DIY, startup, solar energy, Solar Lighting, Africa )

Alex
- 2 days ago - dailyfusion.net
The solar lamp developed by LEDsafari, a young startup from Lausanne, is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people in the world.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Starvation in South Sudan
World  (tags: world, politics, HUNGER, SOUTH SUDAN, South Sudan, violence, society, humanrights, conflict, africa, ethics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
South Sudan is facing a hunger crisis if the world does not act now. Due to a savage war that has displaced hundreds of thousands, food security in South Sudan is teetering on the verge.
The Soul Touching Story Of An Angry Panther Who Talked To A Human - VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animal communicator, animal whisperer, Africa, black leopard, panther, inspiring )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - superstarmagazine.com
This animal whisperer proves to us that she can talk to animals and understand their needs and wants, including finding out about their past very accurately. It's completely mind blowing that what the panther told the animal whisperer
US Authorises South Sudan Conflict Sanctions
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, crime, death, africa, politics, society, violence, war )

Kit
- 13 days ago - bbc.com
US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order authorising sanctions against anyone aggravating the conflict in South Sudan.
Bikes Help Lift People Out of Poverty.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bicycle, Poverty, recycling, Africa, sustainable, travel, technology, water, business, goodnews )

John
- 15 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Transport and development go hand-in-hand. Virtually everything traded, must be transported, and almost everyone needs wheels to get to work or school. Simple, affordable transport generates income opportunities in developing countries.
Monsanto's 'Healthier Environment' Ads Banned in South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Health, Monsanto )

Ray
- 28 days ago - rt.com
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of South Africa has ordered biotech titan Monsanto to withdraw its ads on local radio in which the company boasts the supposed benefits of GM crops, including a "healthier environment" and "more food sustainably."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, africa, ethnic cleansing, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 42 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Right now, Anti-balaka militias are carrying out violent attacks in an effort to ethnically cleanse Muslims in the Central African Republic.
Islamists Kill 47 in Attack in Northeast Nigeria - Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, Nigeria, Islam, Muslims, child, children, corruption, culture, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Ge
- 53 days ago - in.reuters.com
Gunmen from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist group attacked the northeastern town of Bama on Wednesday, opening fire on a school, shooting or burning to death 47 people and trashing the palace of a traditional ruler, officials and witnesses said.
Close Service - Hunting Dik Diks Is Cruel! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Africa, Dik diks, cruelty, hunting, cruelty, fur, horns, ban )

Marie
- 53 days ago - change.org
Dik diks are kind, innocent, beautiful creatures that live in eastern and southern Africa. Unfortunately, they are hunted for their skin and horns.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 53 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, suffering, Africa, environment )

Cher
- 53 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Ask the African Union to provide peacekeeping forces to stop ethnic cleansing in the Central African Republic.
Stop Going to Africa on Hunting Safaris to Kill Wildlife - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Dawoodi bohra community, stop hunting, wildlife, killing, Africa )

Marie
- 54 days ago - change.org
As a religious leader of the Dawoodi Bohra Community, we urge you to show us by good example by stop going on hunting safaris to Africa. Hunting might have been necessary for human survival in prehistoric times, but today most hunters stalk and kill.
Conservation Artist Carol Barrett's Work on Show
Offbeat  (tags: Conservationist, carol Barrett, art work, Africa, buffalo, cheetahs )

Marie
- 62 days ago - m.edinburghnews.scotsman.com
THE dugout canoe drifted gently along a stretch of the immense Okavanga Delta, one of Africa's cherished natural wonders and a haven for some of the most precious wildlife on Earth.
Somalia: Women Shouldn't Live in Fear of Rape
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, politics, rape, Somalia )

Kit
- 63 days ago - hrw.org
New Cabinet Should Implement 5-Point Plan To Curtail Sexual Violence
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End The Sinai Slave Trade
World  (tags: world, humanrights, human trafficking, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, middle-east, africa, crime )

Cal
- 63 days ago - avaaz.org
Thousands of East Africans have been abducted by criminal trafficking rings, and tortured in Egypt's Sinai until their desperate families pay huge ransoms for their freedom. Every hour these men, women and children are in captivity is an hour too long
 

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