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First all-African team racing on Tour de Romandie

For the first time ever an all-African cycling team will take part in a UCI Pro-Tour race today.

The line-up for South Africa-based Team Dimension Data for the Tour de Romandie includes four Eritreans, two South Africans, an Algerian and a Rwandan. 99 more words

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Tanzania expels UNDP head Awa Dabo

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement.

It blamed Awa Dabo, a Gambian national, for the “deteriorating performance” of her office, driven by what it called her “strained relations” with staff. 181 more words

Africa

The Negative Effects of Social Media

Human Wrongs Watch

By Nila Eslit*

Wall Street International – In my previous article (Impact of social media), I wrote about how social media has brought people together and enhanced businesses in the world. 1,094 more words

The Peoples

Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?

Human Wrongs Watch

By Baher Kamal

ROME, Apr 25 2017 (IPS) – It all happened on the very same day—4 April. That day, indigenous peoples were simultaneously characterised as fundamental allies in the world’s war on hunger and poverty, while being declared as collective victims of a “tsunami” of imprisonments in Australia. 2,002 more words

The Peoples

Trump’s First 100 Days: a Serious Cause for Concern

Human Wrongs Watch

By Martin Khor*

PENANG, Malasya, Apr 24 2017 (IPS) This week, Donald Trump will mark his first hundred days as US President.  2,028 more words

The Peoples

Reducing Urban Violence

Human Wrongs Watch

By Johan Galtung*

24 April 2017 – TRANSCEND Media Service –  To reduce direct violence in cities we have to move from urban violence culture to an urban peace culture and from urban structural violence to a structure of peace.   1,060 more words

The Peoples

'Indigenous Peoples Continue to Suffer from Poverty, Discrimination and Poor Health Care'

Human Wrongs Watch

Speaking at the opening of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, senior UN officials on 24 April 2017 underscored the need to do more to ensure that indigenous peoples are able to benefit from global development agenda, including the… 650 more words

The Peoples