Stories from 8 October 2017
Conducting Medical Research in Africa: Opportunities and Misconceptions
"Due to the history of aid funding, every dollar spent is backed up by a dollar to ensure that fraud is minimised."
Clashes Over Church Raise Spectre of Georgian-Armenian Strife
"This is certainly an issue to be solved by the church and clergymen, but there are certain people willing to politicize the issue."
Malaysian Artist Paints ‘Mother Gaia’ to Call for Environmental Protection and Women’s Rights
"In the Mother GAIA series, breastfeeding is symbolic of how mother earth provides for us, feeds and sustains us."
Building Journalists with Integrity and Impact: A Community Journalism Project Takes Shape in Jamaica
The Caribbean needs solid, investigative journalists. One community-based journalism project in Jamaica has taken up the training challenge.
To Fight Against Smog, China Bans Coal in 28 Cities
Could a ban on coal help improve China's pollution problem? Or could the hastiness of its implementation backfire?
Will India’s Blood Banks Benefit From Facebook’s New Blood Donor Registration Feature?
"Becoming a blood donor on Facebook is like feeding the poor by forwarding food pictures on WhatsApp."