Laura Kyle

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China's ageing dilemma

Hospices and care homes are a relatively new concept, but it's where many elderly Chinese are spending their final days.

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Of poor rains and withered harvests

It is hard to cover a drought when it rains. And boy did it rain in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou the night before we set out for The Sahel. The flashlights of the hotel's night watchmen sliced through the darkness as they ran about the wind-whipped trees, checking everything wa

Laura Kyle | | Africa