By Lisandra Paraguassu and Marcelo Rochabrun BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 17 (Reuters) – A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation. Of those […]

LAGOS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day. Then its generators roar, and the lights flood back on. Nigeria is one of the world’s largest economies where businesses rely so heavily on diesel-powered generators. More than 70% of its firms own or share the units, […]

By Zachary Fagenson and Nick Brown MARSH HARBOUR/NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Days after fleeing their crumbling home and breaking into a vacant apartment to take shelter while Hurricane Dorian rampaged over the Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island, Samuel Cornish and his family caught a rescue flight to Nassau. Asked what waited for him there, […]

By Kim Harrisberg JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Activists have warned of an “epidemic” of violence against women in South Africa after a spate of killings and rapes sparked outrage in a country with one of the world’s highest murder rates. A female boxing champion was gunned down on Friday by a man […]

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LAMPEDUSA, Italy, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of those on board were disputed. The migrants, picked up off Libya over the last two […]

  Johannesburg, 16 August 2019 – Sandiso “Muhlekani” Gebashe, known as DJ Sandiso the Gqom Lord King Shilika is an independent South African producer Gqom deejay. Born and raised in Empangeni [KZN] Dj Sandiso’s career was launched in 2013 when he released his first single titled “Touch Me” featuring the sensational and talented vocalist Moneoa. […]

LONDON, United Kingdom, August 15, 2019/ — Activists and political leaders targeted ahead of “16 August” protests; Two activists abducted and severely tortured; Amnesty International calls on authorities to exercise restraint on protesters. An escalating crackdown against human rights defenders, activists, civil society leaders and members of the opposition, including abductions and torture, is underway […]

  LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed survival rate of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo. Two experimental drugs – Regeneron’s REGN-EB3 and a monoclonal antibody called mAb114 – were […]

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