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1 'Magic Mushrooms' Helps Cancer Patients with Depression, Anxiety
( Health - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Psychedelic, “magic” mushrooms appear to significantly ease anxiety and depression among cancer patients, according to two small studies.

Created on 2016-12-01 16:43:07
2 "Hate unleashed" - Homophobia
( IRIN Video )
Created on 2014-12-02 17:08:16
3 2 Popular Messaging Apps Vulnerable to Hackers
( Science & Technology - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Those encrypted messaging apps you may have been using to avoid prying eyes had a major flaw that could have allowed access to hackers, according to a cybersecurity firm.

Created on 2017-03-15 15:35:48
4 A day to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s dedication to freedom, peace and equality
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Content by: South-South News

18 July 2013, New York, USA | Mathilde Guenegan -  Created on 2013-07-18 16:28:12

5 A First: Cambodian-born Candidates Face Off in US State Election
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

For the first time in U.S. political history, two Cambodian-born candidates are facing off in a state legislative election.

Created on 2016-10-27 19:32:19
6 Addressing Autism in Africa
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

6 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A symposium on “Autism in Africa: Life Saving Awareness Implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” was held at UN Headquarters on December 6.

Created on 2016-12-06 21:48:33
7 Africa Day 2017 Focuses on Preventing Crises
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

26 May 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked Africa Day 2017 saying, “All of humanity will benefit by listening, learning and working with the people of Africa. It starts with prevention. Our world needs to move from managing crises to preventing them in the first place. We need to break...

Created on 2017-05-26 17:51:18
8 Africa: Bubble Desalination Latest Effort to Boost Crop Growth
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Researchers in Australia are seeking to build a prototype 'Bubble-Greenhouse' that could provide remote, arid places with a low-tech, low-maintenance way to turn salt water into fresh water to grow food.

Created on 2015-07-28 09:29:54
9 Africa: How Drones Can Deliver Tangible Benefits to Ordinary People
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Thomas Snitch, University of Maryland

They are called unmanned aerial vehicles but are better known as drones. These are small aerial vehicles with fixed wings or small rotors, are usually powered with batteries, and equipped with a high resolution camera.

Created on 2015-07-23 20:00:01
10 Africa: IFC, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program Welcome Opic's $100 Million Commitment Million to Enable 100,000 Women to Access Capital
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Nairobi, Kenya — In remarks made during the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, President Barack Obama announced that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government's development finance institution, plans to join Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women and Internationa...

Created on 2015-07-31 13:33:49
11 Africa: On Trade, Here's What the President Signed into Law:
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Greg Nelson

Congress passed two bills that will help rewrite the rules for our trade policy: Trade Promotion Authority and the Trade Preferences Extension Act, which includes Trade Adjustment Assistance.

Created on 2015-07-23 15:31:59
12 Africa: The Next Steps: A Post-AGOA Passage Discussion
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Stephen Lande & Dennis Matanda

On June 25, 2015, after what were years of advocacy, the House of Representatives and Senate voted overwhelmingly to reauthorize AGOA, sending the legislation to President Obama; guaranteeing the long-term extension of America’s flag...

Created on 2015-07-28 18:22:48
13 Africa: Why Local Content in Extractive Sector Won't Work Without Home Grown Human Capital
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Akanimo Odon, Lancaster University

For over 30 years many African countries have been exploring their natural resources, whether oil, gas or minerals. In the last ten years many more have joined the natural resource exploitation club.

Created on 2015-07-29 14:23:49
14 Africa: Women Suppliers Drive Profits
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

The UN Global Compact and UN Women announced last month that 1,000 companies have signed up to their Women's empowerment principles. These seven principles, launched in 2010 with 39 companies, require businesses to take steps to advance gender equality throughout their operations.

Created on 2015-07-29 10:20:01
15 African Cities Some of the World's Most Dynamic
( UN Reports )

Report by: UN-Habitat

4 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News - Africa is one of the world's most dynamic continents, constantly growing and evolving, with some of the most dramatic transformations ...

Created on 2014-08-04 20:38:43
16 African Countries Urged to Invest More in Health Systems
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on African countries to invest more in strengthening their health systems. WHO Director for the Africa region, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti says the 2015 Global Strategy for Women’...

Created on 2015-05-08 12:45:06
17 American Odysseys
( IRIN Video )
Created on 2015-04-15 16:14:12
18 American Televangelist Robert Schuller Dies
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

American televangelist Robert Schuller, who beamed his upbeat Christian messages on faith and personal success around the world to millions of people, died Thursday at 88.

Schuller died at an elder care facility in California, two years afte...

Created on 2015-04-02 17:28:18
19 Astronauts Take Shelter After Alarm at ISS
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The U.S. space agency says no one is in danger following an alarm at the International Space Station, prompting astronauts to evacuate the U.S. section and move to the Russian side.

Created on 2015-01-14 18:28:22
20 AU Commission Chairperson’s condolence message following deaths in the Mediterranean seas
( African Union News )
Created on 2015-05-12 17:04:34


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