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August 15 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 15 2014, 10:59:25

Aid agencies ask for global response as WHO admits extraordinary measures needed to contain disease in atmosphere of rampant fear Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 15 2014, 10:20:04

Urgent need for peace ignored as another deadline for a deal passes and splinter groups of rebels threaten to spread conflict Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 15 2014, 09:18:53

World Bank, UN and WHO assessing how to make deliveries as threat of health crisis from malnutrition deepens Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 15 2014, 05:30:55

Slavery and rape are being used as weapons of war by Isis against Yazidi and Christian women, yet rights activists are silent Continue reading...

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August 14 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Thu Aug 14 2014, 19:38:00

Lizard diet ridiculed but Central Americas poorest country is facing hunger because of poor harvests and rising food prices Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Aug 14 2014, 14:14:33

Actors use song and dance to take an unflinching look at the post-apartheid killing of 34 strikers near Rustenburg in 2012 Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Aug 14 2014, 09:05:15

Tragedies personal and political, fictional and all too real abound in our literary tour of Sudan Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Thu Aug 14 2014, 05:33:22

Despite promises to leave no one behind, the UN drafting committee has little to say about halting threats to their survival

The great danger in compiling a list of priorities for international development, which is what most of the development industry has been preoccupied with for the past couple of years, is the dreaded shopping list or Christmas tree. This is where everyones pet problem is included and we dont have a list of priorities at all, but a list of almost everything wrong with the world.

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August 13 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Wed Aug 13 2014, 07:25:53

Children are dying of preventable diseases all the time in Africa. The nastiness of the Ebola outbreak shouldnt let us forget that

In June and July approximately 5,000 women and children in Sierra Leone died of diseases. The vast majority of these deaths were avoidable. For women and children in Sierra Leone, June and July were just like any other month: unnecessarily dangerous and largely forgotten.

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From Global development | The Guardian Wed Aug 13 2014, 07:25:09

Backbone of Ghanas economy weakened by soaring costs, tempting farmers to sell through illegal Ivory Coast networks

At dusk in Yakese, a village in Ghanas resource-rich western region, farmers troop along a potholed road after a busy day harvesting cocoa, the fruits of their labour balanced in bowls on their heads.

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