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The Corporate Scramble for Africa's Minerals: Britain's New Colonialism
World  (tags: RESOURCE EXPLOITATION, africa, news, world, politics )

Cal
- 44 days ago - theecologist.org
Africa is being opened up like a tin of sardines to a new wave of resource extraction
'Sudan Security Should Focus on Human Trafficking, Not on Activists'
World  (tags: humanrights, africa, world, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 52 days ago - dabangasudan.org
The Sudanese government is not making appropriate efforts to combat human trafficking, says Idris Shedli, president of the East Sudanese El Tawasol party.
Nine Somalis Dumped in Egyptian Sea After Kidnapped and Organs Removed By Traffickers in Egypt
World  (tags: world, violence, humanrights, egypt, africa, organ trafficking )

Rose
- 55 days ago - ayyaantuu.net
Nine Somalis Dumped in Egyptian Sea After Kidnapped and Organs Removed by Traffickers in Egypt
Ethiopia Stifles Dissent, While Giving Impression Of Tolerance, Critics Say
World  (tags: freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, Ethiopia, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 82 days ago - npr.org
Critics of the Ethiopian government regularly land in prison.
300 South African Firefighters Are Trained and Headed to Fort McMurray
World  (tags: south african firefighters, non-military deployment, Fort McMurray, canada, africa, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 92 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The mission is the biggest ever non-military deployment of South Africans to help a foreign country. For the exhausted Canadian firefighters, the impressively fit and well-trained South Africans will be a welcome relief.
The Albino Who Confronted a Witchdoctor
World  (tags: Witchdoctor, Albinism, Africa, Magical Powers, Killing, Body Parts )

Derek
- 105 days ago - bbc.in
Across Africa, in countries such as Tanzania, Malawi and Ebongue's own country, Cameroon, there is a belief that people with albinism bring luck or have magical powers. This has devastating consequences for those with the condition.
African Leaders to Hold Historic Summit on Elephant Poaching
World  (tags: african leadeders, summit on elephant poaching, africa, corruption, crime, death, violence, world )

Lone
- 184 days ago - standard.co.uk
Kenya's president is to host a historic gathering of African leaders to address the elephant poaching crisis at the inaugural meeting of the Giants Club âEUR" the wildlife protection initiative backed by the Evening Standard.
PETITION: Over 200 Girls Are Missing in Nigeria - Please RESCUE THEM .
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, humanrights, crime, violence, war, world, children, freedoms, HumanRights )

MonikaAWA
- 210 days ago - change.org
By signing this petition we express our solidarity with the kidnapped girls and implore the world not to forget them, support all efforts to ensure their safe return, and that efforts are made to ensure all schools are safe places to learn, protected ...
Christians Protect Mosques on Friday, Muslims Guard Churches on Sunday
World  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, africa, religion )

Glenn
- 212 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Christians and Muslims can live together in peace and harmony.
Help Donate Solar LIghts
World  (tags: Africa, Lights, Solar Powered )

David
- 214 days ago - greatergood.com
Clicking at Greater Good this week helps send solar lights to children in Africa
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

Cal
- 222 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud
World  (tags: housing, Nigeria, Africa, recycling, plastics, resourcefulness, resources )

Freya
- 225 days ago - trueactivist.com
These colorful homes are bulletproof and fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable temperature, produce zero carbon emissions, and are powered by solar and methane gas from recycled waste.
11 Striking Photos Of The Last African Nomads
World  (tags: africa, freedoms, culture, diversity )

NitaSick
- 226 days ago - trueactivist.com
A German photographerâEUR(TM)s two-year escapade delivered a series of stunning portraits of the last nomads and semi-nomads in Africa.
Help Malawian Girls On Their Path To Success! Urge the United Nations to Give Girls in Malawi the Tools They Need to Achieve
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, freedoms, education, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

NitaSick
- 226 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
Young girls in the African country of Malawi face tremendous adversity when it comes to achieving personal autonomy. They are not presented with many opportunities to excel in education or professional development.
Accidental Hero: The Muslim Who Saved Jews in Paris Attack
World  (tags: Lassana Bathily, Paris, France, French citizenship, Mali, Africa, Muslim, Charlie Hebdo, Francois Hollande, media, news, world, usa )

Jess
- 237 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Ah, here is my favourite Frenchman, cried President Francois Hollande when he received Bathily at the Elysee Palace
 

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