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Africa leads in mobile growth and impact

Africa leads in mobile growth and impact | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Mobile telephony is an economic booster in Africa and would create 6.6 million jobs in the region by 2020, a new GSMA report reveals.
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Why Did Lincoln Move So Slowly to Abolish Slavery? Because He Was a Racist, This Book Argues.

Why Did Lincoln Move So Slowly to Abolish Slavery? Because He Was a Racist, This Book Argues. | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Fred Kaplan’s “Lincoln and the Abolitionists” emphasizes the distance between them.
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Israel strikes Syrian military near Golan Heights

Israel strikes Syrian military near Golan Heights | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Israel launched strikes on Syrian military positions Saturday near the Golan Heights after it said projectiles were fired at Israel from inside Syria.
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Trump: Empowering the military, raising eyebrows

Trump: Empowering the military, raising eyebrows | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
In his first six months in office, President Donald Trump has overseen a steady transfer of power from the White House to the Pentagon, handing off several warfighting authorities that previously rested in his hands -- and those of past presidents of both parties -- to the Pentagon and the commanders overseeing the US' military campaigns.
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Theresa May to publish plan for EU nationals' rights in Britain

Theresa May to publish plan for EU nationals' rights in Britain | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Prime minister will say Europeans living in UK will get almost same rights as Britons but clash over role of courts looms
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Trump to Call for U.S. ‘Dominance’ in Global Energy Production

Trump to Call for U.S. ‘Dominance’ in Global Energy Production | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Donald Trump will tout surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas during a week of events aimed at highlighting the country’s growing energy dominance.
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A look inside the daily life of Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator who's as secretive as he is dangerous

A look inside the daily life of Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator who's as secretive as he is dangerous | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Dictator Kim Jong Un lives a life of luxury in North Korea.
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Servant Leadership: Putting Your Team First, and Yourself Second

Servant Leadership: Putting Your Team First, and Yourself Second | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Being a servant leader can boost engagement, increase trust and build better team relationships. Includes 10 key characteristics of servant leadership.
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Putin denied meddling in the U.S. election. The CIA caught him doing just that.

Putin denied meddling in the U.S. election. The CIA caught him doing just that. | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
New details reveal the extent to which the Russian meddling bore Putin’s own signature.
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Putin denied meddling in the U.S. election. The CIA caught him doing just that.
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Kenya's Giving Free Sanitary Pads To Schoolgirls Who Can't Afford Them

Kenya's Giving Free Sanitary Pads To Schoolgirls Who Can't Afford Them | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Up to 40 percent of girls in Kenya miss school when they have their periods because they can't afford menstrual hygiene products.
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Trump's Presidency Is Losing Its Legitimacy

Trump's Presidency Is Losing Its Legitimacy | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Mounting evidence that Trump’s election was aided by Russian interference presents a challenge to the American system of government—with lasting consequences for democracy.
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Ten more elephants poisoned by poachers in Zimbabwe

Ten more elephants poisoned by poachers in Zimbabwe | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The elephants, including a mother and young calf, were killed in the Hwange national park
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New 'disturbance map' shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon

New 'disturbance map' shows damaging effects of forest loss in Brazilian Amazon | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Silent Forest Project map shows extent and impact of forest degradation – and reveals urgent need for stronger protections from Brazilian government
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Ethiopia's Coffee Farmers Are 'On The Front Lines Of Climate Change'

Ethiopia's Coffee Farmers Are 'On The Front Lines Of Climate Change' | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A new study says that Ethiopia could lose more than 50 percent of its coffee growing regions to climate change. But, higher altitude areas could become more suitable for coffee in the coming decades.
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What's the Problem With Al Jazeera?

What's the Problem With Al Jazeera? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The most popular news channel in the Arab world sits uneasily at the center of the Qatar crisis.
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Nigeria to surpass the US as world's 3rd most populous country

Nigeria to surpass the US as world's 3rd most populous country | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The West African nation is projected to surpass the 300 million mark by 2050, according to The World Population Prospects 2017 report by the UN.
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Farms hit by labour shortage as migrant workers shun 'racist' UK

Farms hit by labour shortage as migrant workers shun 'racist' UK | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A 20% shortfall in migrant workers relied on to pick fruit and vegetables is blamed on Brexit making the UK seem ‘xenophobic’
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Conservatives agree pact with DUP to support May government - BBC News

Conservatives agree pact with DUP to support May government - BBC News | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The deal will see the DUP support Theresa May in Parliament and £1bn extra cash for Northern Ireland.
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U.S. warplane downs Syrian army jet in Raqqa province

U.S. warplane downs Syrian army jet in Raqqa province | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Khalidi and Matt Spetalnick
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Brexit could destroy the UK's food and farming industry – or be the making of it | Felicity Lawrence

Brexit could destroy the UK's food and farming industry – or be the making of it | Felicity Lawrence | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Leaving the EU is a chance to reform the biggest sector of Britain’s economy. But is Michael Gove up to the job, or will he be hamstrung by free-market dogma?
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Syrian War Report – June 21, 2017: Government Forces Launched Large Advance In Daraa

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New details of Russia election hacking raise questions about Obama's response

New details of Russia election hacking raise questions about Obama's response | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Obama and advisers were concerned any pre-election response could trigger escalation from Putin or be interpreted as motivated on behalf of Clinton
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Refugee.Info Hub: Providing vital information to refugees

In 2015, thousands of refugees were landing on the Greek islands every day. Information on the ground was scarce, so Google started working with th
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19 reasons why Spain is still the world's greatest holiday destination

19 reasons why Spain is still the world's greatest holiday destination | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
All things considered, Spain is probably the greatest holiday destination on the planet. Here's why: 1. It's cheap The pound may have taken a hit against the euro of late, but Spain remains one of the best value destinations in Europe for a summer getaway.
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Ford’s Signal to the Auto World: Here Comes China

Ford’s Signal to the Auto World: Here Comes China | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Making the Focus in a Chinese factory demonstrates their reliable quality and competitive costs, but the move could spark trade tensions with the United States.
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What Makes A Social Media Campaign Innovative?

What Makes A Social Media Campaign Innovative? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
What exactly makes a social media campaign "innovative," and how can you achieve it?
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