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Kenyan railroad to sweep aside slums

Nairobi’s poor will lose their homes and livelihoods, writes Maina Waruru.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A forgotten consequence of war

Syrian refugees with disabilities are often unable to get the care they need. Tabitha Ross visits a Lebanese organization making a difference.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Building resilience to climate change in rural Malawi

Malawian environmental journalist Charles Mkoka reports on how communities are already adapting to the ever-changing climate around them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kashmiris rise up in the fight against the floods

In the face of state inertia, Kashmiris have taken matters into their own hands. Uzma Falak reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spaniel vision

Early this morning I cycled into the nearby town to buy the dailynewspaper. The place might well be described as unpretentious; an oldchurch, the remnants of a village, a railway station, surrounded byfeatureless 20th century suburban sprawl. But is has a Town Council, aleisure centre (including a swimming pool, where the showers, I’m told,can come in quite handy) and, on the signs around its ill-definedperimeter, the words: ‘A Fairtrade Town’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Christmas in a devastated land

This year, 25 December was about survival, not celebration, for the people of northern Mindanao in the Philippines, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Waters rising, spirits falling

The arrival of the rainy season brings chaos to the streets of Manila – and it’s not all the fault of the weather, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights

'Given the 1 billion hungry people in the world today and the need to increase global food production by 50% by 2050 under increasingly challenging conditions, you don’t have to be a greenie to lose sleep over climate change.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Born to be wild

We went to a pub to mark the 50th birthday of a member of ourcommunity. He's taken to a Harley Davidson motorbike of late, in apassable re-enactment of the film Easy Rider. So someone suggested weshould sing the song 'Born to be Wild' for him.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Only connect

I’m afraid I can’t resist a small whoop of triumph as I post this entry direct from the barge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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