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Clar Ni Chonghaile

Clar Ni Chonghaile

    Humanitarian aid system in need of substantial reform
    Humanitarian aid system in need of substantial reform
    The world’s overstretched humanitarian system needs substantial reform, new sources of funding and greater efficiency to safeguard a global...
    Commodities on a slippery slope
    Commodities on a slippery slope
    As leaders of some African countries brace themselves for a rocky financial year, they might reflect ruefully on the words of Polish author Ryszard...
    Sierra Leone forced to rethink its future
    Sierra Leone forced to rethink its future
    As Sierra Leone rebuilds itself after the Ebola epidemic, it may be forced to move from a mining-heavy economic base. Falling iron ore prices and...
    'Marshall plan' needed to rescue Ebola-ravaged countries
    'Marshall plan' needed to rescue Ebola-ravaged countries
    Leaders of the three West African countries worst affected by Ebola will meet donors and partners in March to discuss how to regenerate their...
    Peaceful polls promised in Kenya's first televised presidential debate
    Peaceful polls promised in Kenya's first televised presidential debate
    Inside the private school in Nairobi's upmarket Karen suburb, the small audience gathered to witness history in the making. The seven men and...
    Alleged rape victim and journalist to be imprisoned in Somalia
    Alleged rape victim and journalist to be imprisoned in Somalia
    They were sentenced on Tuesday in a trial described by human rights advocates as "a terrible miscarriage of justice".
    Burundi's mothers are smiling
    Burundi's mothers are smiling
    The youngest of Chan­talle Bukuru's six children does not have a name yet but the 17-day-old girl has attitude – her fists swat the...
    Piracy takes a dive in Somalia
    Piracy takes a dive in Somalia
    This is according to the International Maritime Bureau said.
    'Slaves in our own land'
    'Slaves in our own land'
    He wants independence for Kenya's Indian Ocean coast, a paradise for visitors where locals live in poverty.
    Misery living off Kenyan rubbish dump
    Misery living off Kenyan rubbish dump
    A man with a sack slung over his shoulder trudges up a mountain of rotting rubbish, where marabou storks perch like mournful sentinels. In the valley...
    Team tackles Uganda's Ebola crisis
    Team tackles Uganda's Ebola crisis
    Patients fled from a hospital in western Uganda terrified by news that a mysterious illness, which had killed at least 14 people in the region, was...
    Uganda fights to contain Ebola outbreak
    Uganda fights to contain Ebola outbreak
    Terrified patients fled from a hospital in western Uganda as soon as