Apr 29 2016 In Kenya, Portable Toilets Find a New Role: Protecting Trees

A new project is using solar energy to transform toilet waste into efficient cooking fuel, in an initiative to improve hygiene for people in communities without indoor sanitation and at the same time reduce the felling of trees for charcoal.
In the communities around Naivasha, about 90 km (56 miles) northwest of Nairobi, Sanivation, a Kenyan [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 In Kenya, Portable Toilets Find a New Role: Protecting Trees

A new project is using solar energy to transform toilet waste into efficient cooking fuel, in an initiative to improve hygiene for people in communities without indoor sanitation and at the same time reduce the felling of trees for charcoal.
In the communities around Naivasha, about 90 km (56 miles) northwest of Nairobi, Sanivation, a Kenyan [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 Yearning for North Korea, The Nation They Fled

For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger.
But for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it’s something far more complicated. It’s a memory they wrestle with. It’s home. It’s the place they left behind. And [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 Yearning for North Korea, The Nation They Fled

For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and hunger.
But for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it’s something far more complicated. It’s a memory they wrestle with. It’s home. It’s the place they left behind. And [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 New South Sudan Government Sworn In

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has appointed a new government of national unity, bringing together politicians from opposite sides of the country’s civil war.
Kiir named 30 ministers, 14 of whom were chosen by rebel leader-turned-Vice President Riek Machar and other political groups. The ministers were sworn in Friday at a ceremony in the capital, Juba.
The [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 New South Sudan Government Sworn In

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has appointed a new government of national unity, bringing together politicians from opposite sides of the country’s civil war.
Kiir named 30 ministers, 14 of whom were chosen by rebel leader-turned-Vice President Riek Machar and other political groups. The ministers were sworn in Friday at a ceremony in the capital, Juba.
The [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 Speeding Causes Spike in Deaths on South African Roads

Telephones ring and people cough inside a medical center here. The patients are waiting to see Dr. Wayne Korras.
Few of his patients are aware of the general practitioner’s history. As he examines their bodies, they know nothing about the map of scars spread across his chest and back.
A few years ago, Korras was training for [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 Speeding Causes Spike in Deaths on South African Roads

Telephones ring and people cough inside a medical center here. The patients are waiting to see Dr. Wayne Korras.
Few of his patients are aware of the general practitioner’s history. As he examines their bodies, they know nothing about the map of scars spread across his chest and back.
A few years ago, Korras was training for [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 Paris Police Detain Dozens for Overnight Violence

French riot police arrested 27 people after running battles with dozens of hooded and masked youths in downtown Paris’s Place de la Republique overnight, after a day of separate protest marches over labor reform that were also marked by violence.
In the early morning, police moved in to clear out a group of around 150 youths [...]

 

Apr 29 2016 Paris Police Detain Dozens for Overnight Violence

French riot police arrested 27 people after running battles with dozens of hooded and masked youths in downtown Paris’s Place de la Republique overnight, after a day of separate protest marches over labor reform that were also marked by violence.
In the early morning, police moved in to clear out a group of around 150 youths [...]

 
 
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