‘Café lumière’ in Madagascar

Led by Electricians without Borders (ESF) in partnership with GRET and Positive Planet, this project aims to build six solar platforms in villages in the region of Vakinankaratra, to provide services to approximately 20,000 people.

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Daniel Perducat, mayor of Eymoutiers

P18-eymoutiers maire

 

Rural depopulation

In 2014, the United nation noted that 54% of the world’s population was already residing in urban areas – up from 30% in 1950. This proportion is expected to increase to 66% by 2050.

 

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JayZ and Beyonce channel african film ‘TOUKI BOUKI’ for commercial campaign (without mentioning it)

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In the United States, black women are 2 to 6 times more likely to die from complications of pregnancy than white women


Alarming racial differences in maternal mortality
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Tariq Ramadan jailed in Paris after being charged with rape

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, denies the rape charges and has filed a suit claiming false allegations.

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France sues Amazon for abuse of position in the marketplace


The Ministry of the Economy has sued the American giant Amazon, accusing it of abusing its power to impose too restrictive commercial clauses to companies selling on its platform in France.
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Plague in Madagascar

Although the acute phase of the epidemic was declared over by health authorities in late November 2017, plague occurs seasonally in Madagascar, usually between September and April each year.

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Tashi Wangshuk

Tibetan activist put on trial in China for inciting separatism.

Tashi had advocated for greater use of Tibetan in education, bemoaning the use of Mandarin for most instruction in classrooms where the majority of students are Tibetan. Many Tibetans view language policies as an attempt by the government to destroy their culture.

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