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Little progress for the world’s poorest children, warns Unicef

Despite historic gains for the world’s children in the last 30 years, many of the poorest are yet to feel the impact, warns a UN report.
from Unicef on Nov 18, 2019.
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Initiative aims to kick slavery links from UK business supply chains

Almost every UK company has connections with slavery in its supply chain, says a new corporate anti-slavery initiative.
from The Guardian on Nov 18, 2019.

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia up 50% since start of war in Yemen

The war in Yemen - which the UN says has created the worst humanitarian crisis in the world - has seen a 50 per cent rise in the value of UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
from CAAT on Nov 18, 2019.

Indian government scraps 'dangerous' forest law after outcry

The Indian government has scrapped a plan "to militarise its forests and open them to commercial exploitation", after an outcry, say campaigners.
from Survival on Nov 15, 2019.

Norwegian wealth fund acts on fears about labour abuses in Qatar and UAE

Norway’s £860bn wealth fund has blacklisted investment in a major security company because of “unacceptable risk” of rights abuses against workers in Qatar and the UAE.
from City A.M. on Nov 15, 2019.
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Is China an imperial power in the image of the West?

Unlike the West, modern China has seldom used brute force to access resources or expand markets — except, notably, in the South China Sea.
from Foreign Policy in Focus on Nov 17, 2019.

The African stars on the 100 Next list

Take a look at the six Africans on the Time 100 Next list.
from allAfrica on Nov 15, 2019.
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Getting a grip on central Sahel’s gold rush

A gold boom is offering a new source of funding and potentially even recruits to several armed groups, including jihadists, In Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger.
from International Crisis Group on Nov 15, 2019.
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