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24 Nov 2015 description
report Guardian

On 7 November, the World Health Organisation declared that Sierra Leone is officially Ebola-free for the first time in over a year. We are inclined to celebrate this by urging people not to celebrate too much.

23 Nov 2015 description
report Guardian

Pastoralists long accustomed to a harsh environment are reeling as drought and cyclones lay waste to their herds and leave families weak from thirst and hunger

Clár Ní Chonghaile in Lughaya

Monday 23 November 2015 07.59 EST Last modified on Monday 23 November 2015 08.05 EST

17 Nov 2015 description
report Guardian

The drought that may prevent many South African farmers planting this year could lead to food shortages and social unrest, and stall land redistribution

Hannes Geldenhuys, a burly farmer in South Africa’s Gauteng province, surveys his fields. At this time of year, they should be a green, thigh-high carpet of maize and soybean. Instead, all he sees is the decaying residue of his last crop: hectare upon hectare of brittle, yellowing stalks.

13 Nov 2015 description
report Guardian

Growth of violence in cities swollen by urbanisation has created challenges to which international community yet to respond, claims ICRC head Peter Maurer

The world’s cities are becoming increasingly overcrowded and violent, with conflict and the increasing prevalence of urban gangs armed with military-grade weapons creating development challenges with which the international community is struggling to cope, according to the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

13 Nov 2015 description
report Guardian

William Davison

With rapid economic growth and a government safety net, Ethiopians are understandably angry at being associated in western minds with misery

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