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Bringing Specialist Telemedicine to Children of Rural Kenya

A child has her teeth examined remotely. The Daktari Smart technology means children in rural Kenya are linked to specialist care in big centres. Credit: Daktari Smart By Wilson OdhiamboNairobi, ...

Racism Erased (and Erases) Black Intellectual Contribution to Brazilian History

Students protest in Porto Alegre, a city in southern Brazil, against budget cuts in education. Black students, generally the poorest, suffer the most from the deterioration of schools, ...

‘Positive Sei’ Bringing Hope to Homes on the Airwaves

On the airwaves – DJ Ulu, Mama Nessa and Mama Trina (left to right). By External SourceTONGA, Aug 8 2022 (IPS-Partners) Tonga was still picking up the pieces after the Hunga ...

Indigenous Women at the Forefront of Transformational Change

Women with tree seedlings. Sunka Shea Women’s Cooperative is a women-led cooperative that is setting an example for sustainable commodity production through their shea butter production ...

The Plastic Crisis Has Deep Corporate Roots: To Protect Our Planet, They Need To Be Exposed

Despite increasing public awareness of (and regulations on) plastic pollution, the global plastic crisis is only getting worse. Credit: Albert Oppong-Ansah/IPS. By External SourceAug ...

Researchers Embrace Artificial Intelligence to Tackle Banana Disease in Burundi

Alliance of Bioversity and CIAT (ABC) are using artificial intelligence to help eradicate Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD). The disease threatens the livelihoods of farmers and impacts ...

Women Play a Key Role in Food & Nutrition Security in Nigeria

Credit: HarvestPlus By Victor Ekeleme and Kalejaiye OlatundunWASHINGTON DC, Aug 5 2022 – In Nigeria, women play key roles in food and nutrition security through their contributions ...

The Price of Bukele’s State of Emergency in El Salvador

A group of alleged gang members is presented to the media by police authorities in El Salvador on Jul. 20 as a demonstration of the effectiveness of the war against gangs waged in ...

What Makes a Human Rights Success? PODCAST

By Marty LoganKATHMANDU, Aug 4 2022 – The largest ever settlement in Canadian legal history, 40 billion Canadian dollars, occurred in 2022, but it didn’t come from a court ...

What Makes a Human Rights Success?

By Marty LoganKATHMANDU, Aug 4 2022 – The largest ever settlement in Canadian legal history, 40 billion Canadian dollars, occurred in 2022, but it didn’t come from a court ...

Nonagenarian Opposition Backer Contends for Change in Zimbabwe

Pictured at her home in Harare, 91-year-old Idah Hanyani, better known as Gogo Chihara, a staunch opposition supporter in Zimbabwe, dons a yellow T-shirt adorned with the portrait ...

UN Chief Urges Governments to Tax “Immoral” & Excessive” Oil and Gas Profits

UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten By Antonio GuterresUNITED NATIONS, Aug 4 2022 – The war in Ukraine continues to have a devastating impact ...

A Demographic Snapshot of the Philippines: One Step Forward, a Half Step Back

Former President Rodrigo Duterte (on screens) of the Philippines addresses the UN General Assembly’s 76th session last year. Credit: UN Photo/Cia Pak By Barry MirkinDAVAO CITY, ...

Weather for Nigeria

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