Africa

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A man scoops leaked oil from MV Wakashio, a vessel that is owned by a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, which ran aground near Blue Bay Marine Park off the coast of southeast Mauritius on August 8, 2020. (Photo: Jean Aurelio Prudence/L'Express Maurice/AFP via Getty Images)
"There are very few such marine areas with such rich biodiversity left on the planet. An oil spill like this will impact almost everything there."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Bystanders look at MV Wakashio bulk carrier that had run aground and is leaking oil near Blue Bay Marine Park in southeast Mauritius on August 6, 2020. (Photo: Dev Ramkhelawon/L'Express Maurice/AFP via Getty Images)
Climate campaigers charge that "this oil leak is not a twist of fate, but the...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Rather than work to stop child slavery, Nestle and Cargill want legal immunity...

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From Fambul Tok - family talk - a short film on the efforts of the extraordinary women of Sierre Leone to heal their communities, one village at a time, after a devastating decade-long civil war. A happy and peaceful Mother's Day.