December 10, 2019
Archives for September 2018

Monthly Archives: September 2018

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A Worm’s Eye View of the North-South Migration in Ghana

Ghana is often viewed internationally as an example of what successful development should look like. “Over the last decade, Ghana has enjoyed increasingly stable and deepening democratic governance” as well as improved infrastructure, institutional success and enhanced investor ...
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My village has to be like Switzerland- Lorenzo

After moving to Ireland in 1997 and taking up a job as a bus driver, Ion decided to participate in the Oceans Seven marathon – a swimming challenge consisting of seven open water channel races – to raise ...
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Bringing Clean, Safe Water Supply to Abu Dam, Sudan

King Jaffer is the royal tribal leader of Abu Dam village, located in Um Baru locality in North Darfur. King Jaffer is 51 years, with 10 children – 3 girls and 7 boys. He tells us how he ...
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“I am Now Complete”: A Father, Three Daughters and a Joyful Reunification

On a July morning in 2018, three young girls — 9-year-old Eunice Neema, 7-year-old Bless Riziki and 4-year-old Plenty Buya — sit calmly with their caretakers on a couch at the office of IOM, the UN Migration Agency, ...
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Brett Kavanaugh: Republicans push for US Supreme Court vote.

Republicans are pushing to vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court on Friday, after hearing dramatic testimony from him and a woman accusing him of sexual assault. Brett Kavanaugh empathetically denied all allegations against ...
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Kenya mothers ‘pressured to kill disabled babies’

A new study has found that nearly half of Kenyan mothers with disabled babies were pressured to kill them. The two-year research, carried out by the charity Disability Rights International, also found that such mothers are often blamed ...
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The Migrant Who Struggled His Way to the Top of Swiss Football

In 1976, an energetic and exuberant 41-year-old Bosnian Croat named Miroslav Blažević was appointed as manager of the Switzerland national team. Back then, the ethnic composition of the central Europeans was largely homogenous with the coming decades bringing about waves ...
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Radja Nainggolan and The City Pirates

Radja Nainggolan is the son of a Belgian mother and Indonesian father. While growing up in one of the more disadvantaged neighbourhood of Antwerp, he was able to hone his football skills to become a professional player. He ...
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Africa Stories

Mohammed Tells His Story

“I came to Libya in 2011 when I was 22, looking for a decent job. I didn’t want to steal or join any bad business, so I left Niger to meet a friend in Libya who has been ...
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“I Would Not Migrate Ever Again Due To The Suffering I Experienced- Maro

“I wanted better work so I left Ethiopia in January 2017. I completed grade 10 but I could not go to university and I could not get a job — grade 10 results were not good enough, so I thought ...
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