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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
- 30 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
'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
- 32 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
- 38 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
- 39 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.
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
- 43 days ago - act.one.org
Tell world leaders to make bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
Inside the Pentagon's Quest to Expand the Empire Into Africa
World  (tags: africa, government, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 52 days ago - alternet.org
This is exactly how not to win hearts and minds in Africa.
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 56 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
Kenya Rangers Murder Ivory Poachers: Report
World  (tags: kenya rangers, ivory poachers, murder, elephants, Cover Up, africa, corruption, crime, death, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 62 days ago - fortmilltimes.com
Rangers committed the murders to cover up their involvement with the poachers in killing elephants for their ivory,
World Bank and UN Carbon Offset Scheme 'Complicit' in Genocidal Land Grabs
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, UN< World Bank, indigenous righgts, world, violence, society, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 71 days ago - theecologist.org
The plight of Kenya's Sengwer people shows that carbon offsets generated by 'sustainable' forest management are empowering a corporate recolonisation of the South backed by the World Bank against its own guidelines,
Ebola Outbreak: Liberia Shuts Most Border Points
World  (tags: news, health crisis, africa )

Alexandra
- 94 days ago - bbc.com
Two US aid workers are also being treated for Ebola in Liberia, including Dr Kent Brantly, who was the medical director at one of the country's two treatment centres run by the group the Samaritan's Purse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Africa Bring Electricity to 50 Million People for the First Time
World  (tags: AFRICA, develoment, electricity, society, poverty, economy, society, worldpolitics )

Cal
- 107 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, there's a new bill in the Senate--the Energize Africa Act--that will help Africa bring electricity to 50 million people for the first time. We need t
Aid Donors Announce Investigation Into Tribal Evictions in Ethiopia
World  (tags: forced evictions, Ethiopia, corporate greed, indigenous rights, governemnt indifference, world, politics, violence, society, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 124 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Representatives of some of Ethiopia's biggest aid donors have announced that they will send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
Stop Inhumane Female Genital Cutting
World  (tags: africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', FGM, ACTION PLEASE )

Rose
- 135 days ago - forcechange.com
et: Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa Goal: Put an end to female genitalia mutilations Heavily concentrated in African countries, female genital mutilation (
Rwanda: 20th Anniversary of the Genocide
World  (tags: genocide, Rwanda, anniversary, remembrance, world, politics, violence, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, crime, government, humanrights, news, africa )

Cal
- 144 days ago - worldpress.org
Twenty years ago, most political scientists would say, Rwanda was doomed to become another Somalia, but the country escaped that fate
Ending Extreme Poverty in the World By 2030
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, death, ethics, food, freedoms, government, India, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 146 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
World Bank President Jim Kim opened up in a candid conversation with Ali Velshi on Wednesday about the institution's campaign to end extreme poverty in the world by 2030.
 

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