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Tunisia has abolished a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims as the president seeks to secure equal rights for the female population.
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Over 800,000 low-income houses in England and Wales are to have free solar panels installed on their rooves over the course of the next five years. The $208 million (£160 million) initiative, which is being financed by the Dutch firm Maas Capital, is expected to save the residents an average of $312 (£240) on their energy bills every year. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js
After 10 years of debate and delay, Kenya has finally approved the world's strictest plastic bag ban. Th ban punishes the import, manufacturing, or selling of single-use plastic bags with either 4 years in jail or a $38,000 fine. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); While authorities are currently enforcing the legislation amongst retailers and manufacturers, citizens will be given...
Thanks to the tireless efforts devoted to education and treatment of the disease, a new report says that HIV/AIDS is no longer the leading cause of death in Africa. The research published by the fact checking organization Africa Check, which is based on numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO), shows a 24% decrease over five years in the number of...
Since the beginning of 2017, the Chinese government has launched over 8,000 clean-up initiatives to finally end water pollution.
The Supreme Court of India has just ruled that privacy is a fundamental right that is protected by the Constitution. The unanimous verdict comes in the wake of criticism over the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits, and Services) Act of 2016. Petitioners have reportedly spoken out against the act in light of how government agencies may...
Republished with permission from Peace News Written by John Oryang August 15th, 2017 When Kelvin and his friends filmed their own version of a US pop song, they never knew it would be such a hit – especially amongst young people just like him. Kelvin Batumike knew youth faced a bleak future in his hometown of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. So in 2013,...
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