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Drones Deliver Medical Supplies in Ghana

NEW TAFO AKIM, GHANA At New Tafo Hospital, health care workers watch the sky, listening for a distinct buzzing noise they have grown used to in the past month. In seconds, a small drone comes into view and quickly drops a package before it returns to…

Drones Deliver Medical Supplies in Ghana

Botswana to implement controlled hunting of elephants after lifting ban

Human Rights

Ebola spread, CAR attack, and the children of Islamic State: The Cheat Sheet

Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radarAttack threatens CAR peace dealMore than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by militia on villages in the Central African Republic’s vo…

Ebola spread, CAR attack, and the children of Islamic State: The Cheat Sheet

East Africa Closer to Banning Hydroquinone Skin-Lightening Products

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General

Observers Note Problems in Malawi Elections

BLANTYRE, MALAWI Foreign observers of Malawi’s presidential, parliamentary and local elections issued a preliminary assessment Thursday, saying that although the process was peaceful, it lacked a level playing field.Incumbent leader Peter Mutharika hel…

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

Medical/Health Care

Resetting the Ebola response in Congo means trusting the people affected

After more than 1,240 deaths since the Ebola outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo last August, international agencies and partners are calling for a reset in the Ebola response � requiring the adoption of a strengthened strategy ce…

Resetting the Ebola response in Congo means trusting the people affected

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

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Sports

Nigerian Displaced Communities Prepare for Rains as First Storms Raze Hundreds of Homes

Zaynab stands next to the remnants of her home she used to share with her six children before it was destroyed by early season rainstorms that brought strong winds and rain to north-east Nigeria. I was in the market in the afternoon when the storm cam…

Nigerian Displaced Communities Prepare for Rains as First Storms Raze Hundreds of Homes

Algeria and Argentina certified malaria-free by WHO

Technology

Rubble, unexploded bombs, and more than 100,000 displaced: Marawi two years on

On 23 May 2017, militants aligned with so-called Islamic State stormed Marawi, sending streams of civilians rushing out as the Philippine military encircled the city. Five months of fierce clashes uprooted 350,000 civilians and killed more than 1,000 p…

Reeling in Syria, Iraq, Islamic State Tries to Surge Online

Reeling in Syria, Iraq, Islamic State Tries to Surge Online