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  1. Botswana Police use Israeli Cellebrite Tech to Search Another Journalists Phone

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Jul 21 (IPS) - Tsaone Basimanebotlhe was not expecting security agents to appear at her home in a village outside Gaborone, Botswana’s capital, in July 2019, she told CPJ in a recent interview. But they didn’t come to arrest or charge her, she recalled – they came for her devices, hunting for the source for an article published by her employer, Mmegi newspaper.

  2. Why is the UK Government Turning off the Tap During a Global Pandemic?

    - Inter Press Service

    BRIGHTON, UK, Jul 19 (IPS) - The UK government’s decision to reduce its Official Development Assistance (ODA) budget from 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) to 0.5% -- a cut of around £4 billion this year -- was confirmed last week by a majority of 35 votes in a House of Commons vote.

  3. The Future of Food is in Our Hands

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jul 15 (IPS) - With its political and economic clout, the G20 should lead in delivering sustainable food systems as the world grapples with rising hunger, malnutrition and inequality.

  4. “If Only the Fighting Would Stop” A Sudanese Woman’s Wish

    - Inter Press Service

    GUMURUK, South Sudan, Jul 13 (IPS) - With her bare hands, Roda clears debris and forages scraps from her wrecked teashop after attackers scorched Gumuruk, a town in the Greater Jonglei region where conflict frequently disrupts daily life and stifles progress.

  5. Reflections on South Sudans Ten Years of Independence

    - Inter Press Service

    JUBA, South Sudan, Jul 12 (IPS) - The declaration of independence of South Sudan was a great historic moment that gave hope to South Sudanese on July 9, 2011. It brought a sense of satisfaction, indicating achievement of a life-time dream for which millions of our people across generations paid the ultimate price.

  6. Calls to Halt Construction of Massive Oilfield in One of Africas last Wildernesses

    - Inter Press Service

    BRATISLAVA, Jul 08 (IPS) - Wildlife and environmental campaigners have called for international action as concerns grow over a project to create a massive oilfield in one of Africa’s last wildernesses.

  7. UN Ready for Breakaway Nations but the Pace Remains Slow

    - Inter Press Service

    Jul 05 (IPS) - When the United Nations renovated its building at a cost of over $2.1 billion, as part of a seven-year refurbishing project back in 2014, the seating in the cavernous General Assembly hall was increased from 193 to 204—primarily in anticipation of at least 11 new member states joining the world body sooner or later.

  8. Dalit and Muslim Indian Women Leading Change in South Sudan

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW DELHI, India, Jul 02 (IPS) - Two Indian women, one Muslim and the other Dalit (former untouchables), separated by culture and geography, have found common ground in leading change in conflict-torn South Sudan.

  9. “We Need to Act Now” — as Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Third Wave of Covid-19

    - Inter Press Service

    WASHINGTON DC, Jun 30 (IPS) - Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more brutal than the two that came before.

  10. Weaponizing Science in Global Food Policy

    - Inter Press Service

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    SANTA CRUZ, California, Jun 25 (IPS) - In July, the United Nations will convene “Science Days”, a high-profile event in preparation for the UN Food Systems Summit later this year. Over the course of two days, the world will be treated to a parade of Zoom sessions aimed at “highlighting the centrality of science, technology and innovation for food systems transformation.”

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