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Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as pop star Bobi Wine, speaks to people at Kibera slum in Nairobi,  Kenya. Photograph: Biko Macoins/AFP/Getty Images

In the Kampala slum where he grew up, Robert Kyagulanyi is king. Walking the streets of the poor Kamwokya neighbourhood, the member of parliament gre(...)

Fine Gael junior minister Pat Breen is reported in the Sunday Business Post as having held a number of meetings with the lead bidder for the National Broadband Plan. Photograph: Tom Honan

Fine Gael junior minister Pat Breen held a number of meetings with the lead bidder for the National Broadband Plan (NBP), the Sunday Business Post rep(...)

In Europe children account for over 20 per cent of trafficking victims, with most of them aged between 15 and 17. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sophisticated organised crime gangs are trafficking children from Nigeria to Ireland to work in the sex trade, Europol has warned. The agency identif(...)

Members of DCU’s students’ union campaign to prevent the deportation of student Shepherd Machaya.

Students at Dublin City University are campaigning to prevent the deportation of a scholarship student who is mid-way through his college degree. She(...)

A screenshot of St Cronan’s School’s campaign to prevent the deportation of a nine-year-old student, Eric Zhi Ying Xue.

A primary school has appealed to the Minister for Justice to prevent the deportation of a nine-year-old pupil. Eric Zhi Ying Xue, a fourth class pupi(...)

An Amazon fulfilment centre in Baltimore. These centres are where the majority of Amazon’s 500,000 employees work. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP

With almost half a million employees, and counting, worldwide, Amazon’s decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 (€13) per hour will cost them dearly(...)

Burger King, the fast food restaurant, is adding about two or three restaurants a day globally. Photograph: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg

Burger King is in talks to open restaurants in sub-Saharan African countries, including Nigeria, as the US fast-food group accelerates its internation(...)

Nonso Muojeke. Photograph: Uplift.ie

A boy who was spared from deportation to a country where he didn’t speak the language has thanked those who helped him stay in Ireland. Offaly teena(...)

Bollywood actor Tanushree Dutta: alleges she was sexually harassed by Nana Patekar in 2008. Photograph: Getty Images

The #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, which erupted in India’s Bollywood film industry last week, has spread to the country’s entertainment s(...)

Thobekile Sibanda and her child Kai in Clondalkin Towers in west Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Asylum seekers at a direct provision centre in Dublin, due to close before Christmas, say they are “shocked”, “scared” and “really down” at the prospe(...)

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