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Wild Chimps Look Both Ways Before Crossing Roads
Science & Tech  (tags: chimpanzees, wild, Africa, Uganda, Kibale National Park )

Sinikka
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
Wild chimpanzees learn to respect roads, adopting the same cautious drills as humans, including looking both ways to check for traffic. (video)
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 4 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
Inside Mali's Human-Trafficking Underworld in Gao
Offbeat  (tags: migrants, Europe, children, young trafficking underworld, Mali, Africa )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The city of Gao in north-eastern Mali is the gateway to the Sahara for many African migrants seeking to get to Europe
Meet the Badass, Tattooed Woman Army Vet Who's Hunting Down Poachers in Africa
Animals  (tags: Africa, Endangered Species, Poaching, Protection, VETPAW, Wildlife )

Brian
- 9 days ago - mic.com
After a four-year army career, which included combat in Afghanistan, Johnson joined Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW) and headed to Africa to help prevent poaching, a major problem throughout the continent.
Nigeria: Abducted Women and Girls Forced to Join Boko Haram Attacks | Amnesty International Canada
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, conflict, death, violence, war, crime )

Alice
- 10 days ago - amnesty.ca
At least 2,000 women and girls have been abducted by Boko Haram since the start of 2014 and many have been forced into sexual slavery and trained to fight, said Amnesty International on the first anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok school girls.
British Firms Could Be Linked to Slavery, Murder and Ecological Abuse Overseas âEUR" NGO
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Asia, Corruption, EU, Energy, Finance, Human rights, Manufacturing, UK )

Ray
- 24 days ago - rt.com
Hundreds of British firms operating abroad may be implicated in severe human rights abuses such as modern slavery, poverty-level wages, beatings, killings and environmental damage, an international NGO warns.
Carving Up Africa - Aid Donors and Agribusiness Plot the Great Seed Privatization
World  (tags: Africa, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, biodiversity, corporate takeover )

Kathy
- 28 days ago - theecologist.org
A secretive conference, co-organised by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), one of the world's largest donors, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in London on Monday this week.
Uniting Christian and Muslim Women in Nigeria Is Imperative to Build a Bridge Toward Peace
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, society, africa, women, religion, news )

Cal
- 32 days ago - globalpost.com
Building alliances across religious differences means forgiving and loving an enemy.
Things We Want To Try: Coffee Leaf Tea
Health & Wellness  (tags: Coffee Leaf Tea, diet, health, interesting, antioxidants benefits, society, Africa, Ethiopia, news, research, environment )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - modernfarmer.com
A tea (well, technically a tisane) made from the leaves of the coffee bush have been drunk in parts of Africa for centuries. Yet even in the most coffee-crazed cities in North America, we've never seen the beverage before. So what is it, and could it ...
'Sexy Hunter' at the Centre of Campaign to Ban Her From Africa Responds By Posting Photographs of Her Eating ZEBRA Steaks
Offbeat  (tags: hunter, trophy hunter, czech, africa, zebra )

Scooby
- 49 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 'sexy' Czech hunter who was criticised after posting sickening selfies with her big game trophies has ignored calls to stop - and uploaded a video showing how to cook zebra.
Israel Crucial and Loyal Ally in Fight Against Boko Haram
World  (tags: africa, israel, terrorists, terrorism, Boko Haram, children, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 60 days ago - israpundit.org
Israel has been a crucial and loyal ally in our fight against Boko Haram. It is a sad reality that Israel has a great deal of experience confronting terrorism.
Al-Shabaab Threat Against Jewish-Owned Malls Shows Increased Jihadi Focus on Jewish Targets
World  (tags: africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, terrorism, terrorists, Islam, Muslims, Jews, Jihad, violence, war, world )

Penny
- 62 days ago - algemeiner.com
he most recent threat by al-Shabaab against malls, and more specifically against Jewish-owned institutions around the world, is another indication that global jihadi groups are increasingly focusing on Jews and Jewish institutions as a way to rally
 

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