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Development

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8 April 2014

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Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (Part 1)

A progressive new company is changing the face of data collection in the Caribbean, starting with a project in Trinidad and Tobago that examines the country's digital divide.

5 April 2014

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Chasing Bangladesh's Extreme Weather

The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.

1 April 2014

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Ex-Guerrillas Threaten Political Stability in East Timor

A conflict with roots in the struggle for independence comes back to shape the political agenda in East Timor. Mauk Moruk, an ex-guerrilla expelled from resistance forces in 1984, returns.

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Maoming Residents in China Rally Against PX Chemical Plant

Photo posted on social media showed protesters bleeding after apparent scuffles with police.

31 March 2014

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Geo-Mapping Tools and Data Analysis Redefine Reporting in Africa

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.

29 March 2014

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‘Sleeping Lion’ China Awakened, Says President Xi Jinping

Evoking Napoleon during his visit to France, Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country is an awakened lion that is “peaceful, pleasant and civilized”

27 March 2014

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The Challenges Facing Data Journalism in West Africa

Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.

26 March 2014

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Women Still Harassed on Delhi's Metro Despite Measures

Four seats are designated as women's only in every train compartment, and trains now feature special women's compartments. But harassment from men remains a problem for women on the Metro.

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The Night the Lights Went Out in Jamaica: Politician Freed of Corruption Charges

The dropping of charges against a former minister of Parliament in a corruption scandal involving the distribution of light bulbs, has Jamaicans discussing whether the judicial system has a bias.

25 March 2014

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3 Ways Mobile Money Transfer Has Changed Kenyans’ Lives

Kenyans on Twitter explain how M-Pesa, a mobile-phone based money transfer and micro-finance service, has changed their lives since the service was introduced seven years ago.

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