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21 Jan 2017 description
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By Obi Anyadike

Editor-at-Large and Africa Editor
NAIROBI, 20 January 2017

Africa, the world’s poorest continent, faces many security challenges. But its leaders are not slow to intervene in crises when they can, as Yahya Jammeh in the Gambia is now discovering.

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20 Jan 2017 description
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By Sophie Mbugua

Agriculture is the most important sector of African economies, from the livelihoods it supports to the future jobs it can generate.

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19 Jan 2017 description
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By Jared Ferrie

When international leaders met in the Bangladeshi capital last month for ongoing discussions about a new global migration policy, they glossed over what experts say will soon become a massive driver of migration: climate change.

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18 Jan 2017 description
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By Casie Tesfai and Jeanette Bailey

In South Sudan, an acutely malnourished child may have to travel up to eight hours along unpaved roads, through swamps and mud, under threat of violence, to reach a medical clinic where treatment can be administered. To complete a full course of treatment, this journey must be repeated once a week for three months or longer.

17 Jan 2017 description
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Iraq already had shortages of psychiatrists and psychologists before the rise of so-called Islamic State. Now, as hundreds of thousands of civilians emerge from years of IS rule, the impact of those shortfalls is becoming painfully clear.

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17 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 29 Jan 2017 IRIN

Start date: As soon as possible

Location: Flexible, with remote work

Contract length: One year

Status: 50% time, with potential for growth into full-time position

Compensation: Rates are competitive, negotiated based on experience

Deadline for application: 29 January 2017