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Why Is The US At War In West Africa"
World  (tags: africa, west Africa, Niger, US Green Berets, Secret War, conflict, death, humans, news, politics, society, usa, violence, war, world )

- 339 days ago -
Editorial by Eddie Haywood. The October 4 killings of 4 US Green Berets in Niger provides a rare glimpse into the far-reaching American military operations throughout the African continent. This is a deadly secret war.
This Halloween Brought to You By 2 Million Child Workers in West Africa ACTION US
World  (tags: International Cocoa Initiative, West Africa, child labor, fair pricing, cocoa farms )

- 1059 days ago -
The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) calls itself the "leading organization promoting child protection in cocoa-growing communities." With members like Mars, Hershey, Mondelez, Cargill, and Nestle, they have influence and resources backing them. Yet-
Ebola Crisis Could Fuel Measles Outbreak in West Africa
World  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, disease, death, Ebola Crisis, Measles, West Africa, immunization, epidemic )

- 1284 days ago -
Gaps in immunization could cause as many deaths as the current epidemic itself
Ebola: What Are We Waiting For?
World  (tags: ebola, west Africa, worlds nations, waiting, leaders, health care, research, help )

- 1399 days ago -
The world waited too long to respond to Ebola. Ebola is devastating West Africa. Leaders from every nation--not just the usual suspects--need to stop waiting and act. Please add your voice to this petition. Thank you.
US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola
World  (tags: ebola epidemic, West Africa, US military and engineers, health, world, human rights )

- 1465 days ago -
The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation.
A Trip to Benin   video
World  (tags: Benin, West Africa, Video, journey )

- 1896 days ago -
Benin, formally the Kingdom Dahomey, located in Western Africa, is rich with history and culture. History tells us Benin has seen its fair share of demise as well as the rise to accomplishment.
ACTION ALERT: Enforce International Laws On Cocoa Industry To End Child Slavery And Trafficking! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: west africa, slavery, child trafficking, cocoa planations, violence, abuse, laws, protection )

- 2547 days ago -
It is difficult to imagine that the delicacy of chocolate has caused such anguish to the lives of children in West Africa. More than ten years ago the Cocoa Protocol was created with the ultimate goal of ending child labor, slavery and trafficking.
Write a Letter to the Editor Calling for An End to Child Labor in Chocolate! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, child labor, Hershey's, world, West Africa )

- 2564 days ago -
While most chocolate companies are beginning to commit to source cocoa that has been certified to comply with international labor rights standards, Hershey is lagging behind its competitors. It's time for Hershey to raise the bar for responsible cocoa...
Black-Eyed Peas Key to Economic Development
World  (tags: africa, women, Senegal, Ghana, Niger, cowpea, black-eyed pea, economic development, value chain, West Africa, street food, entrepreneurs, market, credit, access, kossai, vendors, akara )

- 2909 days ago -
DAKAR, Oct. 1 (IPS) - The black-eyed pea, commonly known as the cowpea, is the new kid on the block when it comes to improving the welfare of women and their families in West Africa, researchers say.
The Art of Non-Conformity and Humanitarian Aid
World  (tags: human, non conformity, medical, west africa, birthday )

- 2953 days ago -
Chris Guillebeau writes the blog the Art of Non-Conformity. After spending four years working for a medical charity in West Africa, he hit the road and decided to travel to every country in the world before his 35th birthday.
Country Profile: Ghana
World  (tags: Ghana, West Africa )

- 3086 days ago -
Ghana was the first place in Africa where Europeans arrived to trade - first in gold, later in slaves. It was also the first black African nation in the region to achieve independence from a colonial power, in this instance Britain...
Fatwa Alone Will Not Stop FGM/C
World  (tags: FGM/C, Female Genital Mutilation, Mauritania, West Africa, fatwa, ban, religious leaders, message, education, Islam, gender issues, women's rights )

- 3146 days ago -
A recent fatwa banning female genital mutilation/cutting in Mauritania will help reduce the practice only if religious leaders take the message to the people, scholars and anti-FGM/C activists say.
Migrants Risk Lives for Europe
World  (tags: West Africa, Sahara desert, migration, Europe, deadly crossing, Refugees&Relief )

- 3292 days ago -
Panorama reporter Paul Kenyon has returned to West Africa to trace the route of African migrants as they attempt a deadly four-day crossing of the Sahara desert on foot.
Crime Lords 'Ruining West Africa'
World  (tags: West Africa, senior officials, government, corruption, conflict, drugs, guns, oil, diamonds, crime, cover-up, dishonesty )

- 3359 days ago -
The United Nations says organised crime is "plundering" West Africa, as illicit goods flood through the region.
Country Profile: Cameroon
World  (tags: Cameroun, West Africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 3803 days ago -
The modern state of Cameroon was created in 1961 by the unification of two former colonies, one British and one French. Since then it has struggled from one-party rule to a multi-party system in which the freedom of expression is severely limited.

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