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Global health advocates decry stigma on girls living with disabilities

Women and girls living with disabilities face three times greater risk of sexual abuse Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Rampant discrimination and stigma meted on adolescent girls living with physical impairments required concerted effort to eradicate, international health advocates said on Tuesday. The advocates said in a statement issued in the …

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Tanzania declares week-long country-wide crackdown on illegal immigrants

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzanian immigration authorities on Tuesday announced a week-long country-wide crackdown on illegal immigrants. The commissioner general for the Tanzania Immigration Services Department, Anna Makakala, told a press conference in Morogoro region that the force will leave no stone unturned in detecting the aliens. Makakala …

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Carrefour to offer cage-free eggs only by 2032

Majid Al Futtaim commits to cage-free eggs under new animal Welfare Policy in a regional First Dubai, United Arab Emirates | THE INDEPENDENT |  Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, commits to only sell cage-free eggs across its Carrefour …

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Ethiopia earns $2.9 bln from agricultural export in 7 months

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA |  Ethiopia earned 2.9 billion U.S. dollars from the export of agricultural products during the past seven months, the state-run Ethiopian News Agency reported Thursday. The 2.9-billion-dollar export revenue was facilitated by the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX), which traded Ethiopia’s major export commodities such as …

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