AJ Impact

Life after demonetisation: How India's poor are paying the price

More than two years on, many of India's poor are still dealing with the effects of PM Narendra Modi's financial reforms.

Life after demonetisation: How India's poor are paying the price

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World's top platinum miners brace for 'substantial' wage demands

Union members to present their demands to South African platinum producers, which have recorded strong recent earnings.

World's top platinum miners brace for 'substantial' wage demands

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Global foreign direct investment is down, but not in Africa

New report shows Africa is defying the current slowdown in global foreign direct investment.

Global foreign direct investment is down, but not in Africa

Refugee Crisis

Why is the US criminalising aid workers at the border?

Rights groups call on US government to stop cracking down on humanitarians at Mexico frontier.

Why is the US criminalising aid workers at the border?

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Fast and furious: Nigeria's motorcycle taxis

Some consider motorcycle taxis dangerous, but venture capitalists are investing millions in these ride-hailing startups

Fast and furious: Nigeria's motorcycle taxis

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Cambodian farmers take Thai sugar giant to court

Two Cambodian villagers claim the company illegally took their land to clear it for sugarcane farming.

Cambodian farmers take Thai sugar giant to court

Nigeria

20 years of democracy: Has Nigeria changed for the better?

Two decades after the West African country's army handed power to a civilian leader, many question if life has improved.

20 years of democracy: Has Nigeria changed for the better?

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Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Africa's biggest economy is vulnerable because of high unemployment and slow growth.

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Human Rights

Is Sudan's revolution dead?

Despite fierce crackdown, protesters say civil disobedience will persist until a civilian government is in place.

Is Sudan's revolution dead?

Poverty & Development

The revolutionary school tackling child labour in India

In a country where more than 10 million children are exploited as 'workers', a school in Assam is paying kids to study.

World Day Against Child Labour: 'We want to make a bigger impact'

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By the numbers: World Day Against Child Labour

Around 152 million people under 18 are compelled to work worldwide, often in hazardous conditions.

By the numbers: World Day Against Child Labour

Risking it all

Perilous Jobs in Peru

From scaling cliffs to navigating old mining shafts, these are the workers risking their lives to make a living in Peru.

Environment

Why is Delhi's air so toxic?

The Stream asks why in 2018 India’s capital had zero “good” air quality days.

Why is Delhi's air so toxic?

The Listening Post

Myths and money in Britain's 'poverty porn' industry

How a British media trend demonising the poor could have implications for the welfare system and people depending on it.

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Anger over island-building plan in Malaysian waters

Plan to create three artificial islands off Penang's southern coast worries fishermen and environmental campaigners.

Fishermen fear for future as Malaysia mulls Penang reclamation