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Cocoa companies fail on pledge to stop Africa deforestation: report

07 Dec 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major chocolate companies have failed to keep a promise they made a year ago to stop forests in West Africa being destroyed for cocoa production, a campaign group said on Friday.

Cocoa companies fail on pledge to stop Africa deforestation - report

07 Dec 2018

DAKAR, Dec 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Major chocolate companies have failed to keep a promise they made a year ago to stop forests in West Africa being destroyed for cocoa production, a campaign group said on Friday.

Niger adopts law to protect displaced people in first for Africa

06 Dec 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Niger has adopted Africa's first national law for the protection and assistance of people fleeing violence, floods and droughts, the government and United Nations said on Thursday.

Aid groups accuse U.N. of manipulating data ahead of Congo polls

05 Dec 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies working in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the United Nations of manipulating data ahead of elections to give an overly positive impression of the situation in a country beset by conflict and disease.

Enough poor children: Africans call for diversity in aid campaigns

30 Nov 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Communities that benefit from aid want international charities to move beyond pictures of poor children and show a more balanced view of Africa, a study showed on Friday.

To stop Ebola, Congo targets malaria in outbreak zone

28 Nov 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers on Wednesday launched a door-to-door, four-day blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half.

To stop Ebola, Congo targets malaria in outbreak zone

28 Nov 2018

DAKAR, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers on Wednesday launched a door-to-door, four-day blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half.

U.N. praises Chad and Uganda for integrating refugee pupils

20 Nov 2018

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More countries should educate refugees in national schools to help them integrate, the United Nations said on Tuesday, praising Chad and Uganda as poor countries setting an example.

Don't treat us like zoo animals, say trafficking survivors

14 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Survivors of child trafficking said they do not want sympathy but to be taken seriously as they called on Wednesday for an end to the global scourge of child trafficking and exploitation.

Don't treat us like zoo animals, say trafficking survivors

14 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Survivors of child trafficking said they do not want sympathy but to be taken seriously as they called on Wednesday for an end to the global scourge of child trafficking and exploitation.

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