Freelance journalist based in Harare
Part of a special project that explores the impact of climate change on the food security and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Zimbabwe
GWANDA, 4 August 2017
Maize seed in drought-prone regions of Zimbabwe should by now come with a government health warning: “Planting can seriously damage your well-being”.
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More than a million South Sudanese refugees have now crossed the border into Uganda in what is the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. Analysts say the chances of forging peace are becoming slimmer and so the war and the flow of desperate people is set to continue, further straining an already struggling aid operation.
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MAROUA, 11 août 2017 Moustapha Bachir regardait un match de qualification pour la Coupe du monde dans un bar quand les djihadistes de Boko Haram sont arrivés à Amchidé, dans la région camerounaise de l’Extrême-Nord. Ils ont tué 30 personnes et incendié de nombreux foyers et commerces avant de s’enfuir.
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ILLIGAN CITY/PHILIPPINES, 17 August 2017
The black-clad police toting semi-automatic rifles barely get a glance from children glued to the TV as officers search their home in Illigan City, near besieged Marawi, where Philippine security forces have been battling Islamist militants for almost three months in clashes that have killed 562 insurgents, 168 government troops, as well as 45 civilians, according to the latest official figures.
WAU, 15 August 2017
The Catholic cathedral in Wau, South Sudan’s second largest city, is now a sanctuary for more than 10,000 people who have fled the country’s vicious civil war, but with insecurity rife and markets collapsed, help is scarce and food in short supply.
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Start-date: January 2018 or earlier **
Location: **Geneva, Switzerland, with some travel
Deadline for application: 17 September 2017
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