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India will overtake China as the most populated country in 8 years: UN Report
science

India will overtake China as the most populated country in 8 years: UN Report

Sub-Saharan Africa's population will double by 2050, while China's will decrease by 2 percent.

The poor are still waiting for access to clean energy as promised by UN member nations
science

The poor are still waiting for access to clean energy as promised by UN member nations

Clean energy was one of the 17 sustainable development goals adopted by UN members to be completed by 2030.

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta to meet with Donald Trump at White House to discuss security, trade
World

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta to meet with Donald Trump at White House to discuss security, trade

President Uhuru Kenyatta is the second African leader to meet with Trump at the White House. Kenyatta's office says he and Trump will focus on trade and regional security.

With $69 bn in remittances in 2017, India retains top slot followed by China, Philippines, says World Bank
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With $69 bn in remittances in 2017, India retains top slot followed by China, Philippines, says World Bank

India had in 2015 received remittance of US $68.91 billion, which fell to US $62.74 billion in the following year and has now risen to US $68.96 billion in 2017.

Migrant crisis: Paris Police evict 2,500 refugees to ease human influx in Europe
World

Migrant crisis: Paris Police evict 2,500 refugees to ease human influx in Europe

The police entailed moving out migrants who had been living around an aid centre set up in the Porte de la Chapelle

Starbucks opens first outlet in South Africa; plans to expand across sub-Saharan region
World

Starbucks opens first outlet in South Africa; plans to expand across sub-Saharan region

Hundreds of coffee lovers queued early Thursday in an upmarket Johannesburg shopping centre as international chain Starbucks opened its first cafe in sub-Saharan Africa.

World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank
Economy

World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank

World Bank projects 702 million people or 9.6% of world's population to live in extreme poverty in 2015, down from 902 million people or 12.8% in 2012

Guy Scott becomes Zambia's first white president since apartheid
World

Guy Scott becomes Zambia's first white president since apartheid

The appointment of Guy Scott as Zambia's acting president until elections are held within 90 days followed the death of President Michael Sata in a London hospital after a long illness.

Boats carrying dozens of migrants drowns off Libya's coast; 70 dead
World

Boats carrying dozens of migrants drowns off Libya's coast; 70 dead

Libya has grown increasingly lawless since the 2011 overthrow of dictator Muanmar Gadhafi, making it a migration hub for sub-Saharan Africans seeking a better life.

My malnutrition better than yours: Why India should still be very ashamed
India

My malnutrition better than yours: Why India should still be very ashamed

The issue is not about comparison - whether nutritionally our children look worse than the Sub Saharan African children or not, but about the absolute truth: that a large number of our children are malnourished.

The child malnutrition hoax: Why jholawallas are wrong
Politics

The child malnutrition hoax: Why jholawallas are wrong

Due to a fundamental error in the way malnutrition is measured by WHO, India's child malnutrition levels appear worse than sub-Saharan Africa. It is a myth.

Diarrhoea, pneumonia biggest killers of children in S Asia: UN
World

Diarrhoea, pneumonia biggest killers of children in S Asia: UN

Concerted efforts to control diarrhea and pneumonia, the biggest killers of children under the age of five, could save the lives of up to 2 million of the world's poorest children each year, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Friday.

Images: A richer India with more underweight children than Sub-Saharan Africa
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Images: A richer India with more underweight children than Sub-Saharan Africa

Almost as shocking as India's high prevalence of child malnutrition is the country's failure to reduce it, despite the economy tripling between 1990 and 2005.