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Women accuse aid workers of sexual abuse during the DRC’s Ebola crisis

More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and leading nongovernmental organisations of sexual exploitation and abuse...

The statue of Louis XVI should remain forever handless

A statue of the French king in Louisville, Kentucky was damaged during the protests against police killings. It should not be repaired

Viral authoritarianism during the Covid-19 pandemic

Authoritarian leaders have often used natural disasters to tighten their grasp on power. We are seeing the same happen during the coronavirus crisis, in dictatorships and democracies alike

Marie Antoinette rules in Colombia as the masses protest against inequality

Citizens have taken to the streets as the country’s transition away from a 70-year civil war gives them opportunity to find their voices

No word from Haiti’s president as fear paralyses capital

Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests

UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

The scandal led to the resignation of Oxfam's deputy head and has thrown into question government funding of roughly £32 million for the charity

US Embassy must explain ‘shithole’ comment, says Dirco

Trump allegedly made his controversial statement when he met US legislators who came to see him about a bipartisan bill on immigration.

Haiti’s first female-directed movie bids for Oscars

Haiti is still reeling from the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people but a nascent film industry has begun to emerge.

Jovenel Moise sworn in as president of Haiti

Moise, who has never held political office, took the oath at a ceremony at the country's National Assembly.

‘This is not an adventure, it’s real life’ — from refugee to fieldworker

First-time fieldworker Talia Zongia grew up through war and conflict in the DRC. Now she's with MSF in hurricane-devastated Haiti

Hurricane Matthew victims buried in mass graves as death toll rises to 1 000 in Haiti

There are concerns of cholera spreading and authorities say there are focused on getting water, food and medication to people living in shelters.

Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 102

Most of the deaths recorded are in struggling Haiti and many were killed by falling trees and flying debris.

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 17 as it heads towards the Bahamas and Florida

The hurricane caused severe flooding and killed four people in the Dominican Republic as well as at least 13 in Haiti.

Haiti drought: People need food, says official

An eight-month-long drought in in north-east Haiti has caused the loss of two harvest seasons, says the National Co-ordination of Food Security.

Haiti’s president welcomes Lamothe’s Cabinet reshuffle

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has named seven new ministers - including four women - as part of a Cabinet reshuffle in the Caribbean country.

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