Where is Form 34A?

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Did Uganda Receive More Refugees Daily in 2016 Than Many European Nations Did the Whole Year?

Article Source: Africa Check The top official of an international charity said Uganda received more refugees daily at the end of 2016 than many wealthy European countries did the entire year. Do the numbers add up? Researched by Gopolang Makou & Julie Bourdin Newly arrived refugees from South Sudan sit in a bus at the…

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No Evidence that Teen Pregnancies in Africa are Rising as BBC Headline Said

Article Source: Africa Check A BBC.com headline, which implied that teenage pregnancy is on the rise in Africa, is not supported by the best available data. Researched by Liesl Pretorius Telling the story of adolescent pregnancy in South Africa, the BBC recently followed teen mother Tshepiso Maloma as she went about her day: attending a special school for…

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Who Owns the Nile? (It’s Complicated!)

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to share the water of the Nile. But why the discord in the first place? The infographic below first appeared in Aljazeera in 2015 and offers a simplified but fascinating timeline of treaties brokered since 1929 in an effort to give all stakeholders fair access to the waters of this life-sustaining…

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Can African Cities Modernize Without Displacing the Poor?

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Why Africa is Vulnerable to Climate Change

Scientists think Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change due to its poverty levels, areas with scarce water sources and rain-fed agricultural production. This factsheet, the second on the topic of climate change, explores these reasons. Africa as a continent will be particularly vulnerable to climate change, or so the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on…

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