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SUNS # 9001 Monday 21 October 2019
 
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United Nations : World stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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As humankind moves, perhaps inexorably, towards the digital welfare future, it needs to alter course significantly and rapidly to avoid stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia, a UN human rights expert has warned.

Africa : Expanding Sahara leaves broken families and violence in its wake   (IPS, Bamako/Cotonou) (PRIV)
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Abdoulaye proudly displays an album showing photos of him and his family during happier times when they all lived together in their home in northern Mali.

Ghana : Grains & groundnuts face contamination amid rising temperatures   (IPS, Accra) (PRIV)
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Adwoa Frimpomaah, a smallholder farmer from Dandwa, a farming community in Nkoranza, in Ghana's Bono East Region, and her two children, have been consuming insect- infested and discoloured grains produced from their three-acre farm.


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