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Climate Change (I) – Will the Middle East Become ‘Uninhabitable’?

By Baher Kamal CAIRO - This is not about any alarming header—it is the dramatic conclusion of several scientific studies about the on-going climate change...

United Nations formally recognizes LGBT within AIDS Policy

By Karanja Gaçuça The United Nations will Incorporate Language that Specifically Recognizes LGBTQ populations in HIV Treatment. The United Nations has made significant steps in recognizing...

The Panama Papers: A Global Report Card

By Maddie Felts ROME - On Sunday, 3 April, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released an unprecedented leak of documents exposing the secretive financial...

Developing Countries Take Lead at Climate Change Agreement Signing

By Lyndal Rowlands UNITED NATIONS - An unprecedented 175 countries are expected to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement here Friday, with 15 developing countries taking...

The Unknown Fate of Thousands of Abducted Women and Girls in...

By IPS Africa Desk The plight of 219 Chibok schoolgirls abducted two years ago is all too common in Nigeria’s conflict-affected north-eastern communities, and up...

Malawi albinos at risk

By Lameck Masina BLANTYRE, MALAWI — In central Malawi, a mother woke to find that her baby daughter had been snatched from her side during the...

Argentina, the United States’ New South American Ally

By Fabiana Frayssinet After a decade of bilateral tension, the presidents of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and the United States, Barack Obama, resumed the friendship between...

African Staple Plantains at Risk of Same Diseases as Bananas

By Lyndal Rowlands and Palwesha Yusaf Kampala - Anna Gamusi, has been growing ‘matooke’ – plantains – for over 20 years. She originally learnt how...

Uganda’s Repressive NGO Act

By Amy Fallon KAMPALA, Uganda - Nearly two weeks after controversially winning a fifth term, it has emerged that Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed...