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JUNE 18TH, 2021
CASES OF COVID-19 INDUCED DRUG ABUSE RISE IN AFRICA
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Bob Koigi
A pandemic of substance abuse rages in Africa as COVID-19 continues to disrupt economies and alter lifestyles, urging many to turn to drugs for solace.
JUNE 17TH, 2021
‘BLACK LIVES DON’T MATTER’? OUTRAGE OVER ALLEGED RACIST MOZAMBICAN RESCUE OPERATION
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Cyril Zenda
Reports that white people and dogs were given priority during a rescue mission at a hotel have infuriated the local [...]
JUNE 16TH, 2021
GERMAN NGO SAVES MIGRANTS FROM DROWNING IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
topic:Refugees and Asylum
by:Magdalena Rojo
In the face of harassment and prosecutions, the NGO Sea Eye carries out rescue missions to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea.
JUNE 11TH, 2021
FROM THE ARAB SPRING TO A DARK WINTER IN EGYPT
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Democracy
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Pierre Sagnier
The Arab Spring had toppled Mubarak's regime in Egypt only to see a new, arguably less democratic one replacing it.
JUNE 09TH, 2021
ANXIETY AND ANGER AS ZIMBABWE MULLS ELEPHANT CULL
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Conservation
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Cyril Zenda
Zimbabwe is tangled in a debate on how to manage the increasing wildlife-human conflict while avoiding an ecological disaster and respecting animal rights.
JUNE 03RD, 2021
TRANSFORMING A WAR-TORN VILLAGE IN UGANDA INTO A SUSTAINABLE CITY
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Bob Koigi
A war-torn village in northern Uganda is morphing into a members-owned and built sustainable city. FairPlanet spoke to the project's [...]
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by:Cyril Zenda
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TIME TO INSTITUTIONALISE DEMOCRACY IN AFGHANISTAN?
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by:Shadi Khan Saif
AMID COVID-19 RESURGENCE, ARGENTINA INTRODUCES ROBUST GENDER-BASED POLICIES
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type:Donation, NGO
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Casa Del Migrante Tijuana provides shelter, care and support for migrants crossing Mexico on their way to the US. Here's how you can help.
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HELP SEA-EYE SAVE MIGRANTS FROM DROWNING AT SEA
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Volunteer with or donate to Sea-Eye, an NGO that embarks on rescue missions to save migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.
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STATELESS PEOPLE IN ZIMBABWE NEED YOUR SUPPORT
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type:Campaign, Donation, NGO
by:Quinta Thomson
Citizenship Rights Center is a Zimbabwe-based NGO empowering stateless individuals in the country and helping them to access services.
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TIME TO END ILLEGAL FISHING!
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HOW A CIRCULAR SOCIETY CAN HELP SOLVE THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS
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by:Nora Sophie Griefahn, Tim Janßen
A new report by the German government stresses how a circular society could eliminate the root causes behind the refugee crisis.
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