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 An Aid:Tech-created digital ID  entitles mothers to vitamins and other supplements.

The 2019 Irish Times Innovation Award winner Aid:Tech has just announced a partnership with Women’s World Banking and the Binance Charity Foundation t(...)

Recurring issue: a newspaper in Kampala carries a report on Eritrean footballers who disappeared from a hotel they were staying in the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations in 2012. Photograph: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty

Five members of Eritrea’s under-20s football team have disappeared in Uganda, making them the latest of dozens of football players who have used tourn(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs  Simon Coveney: pledged that Ireland will spend €250 million in education over the next five years as part of the State’s contribution to international development.

Development aid will have a “modest” increase in this year’s budget, but it won’t be “anything close” to what was allocated to the sector last year, t(...)

While there may well be gold in them thar hills, investors might well run out of confidence before it can be found. Photograph: iStock

Three of four Dublin-listed exploration minnows posted ever deepening losses on Monday. The one outlier was also firmly in the red, although it was le(...)

UN soldiers at  an ebola treatment centre in  the North Kivu province of  the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photograph:  Alexis Huguet/AFP/Getty Images

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has publicly criticised Tanzania for withholding information on suspected cases of ebola, complicating the battle (...)

Dar es Salaam, the central administrative hub of Tanzania. A WHO statement says Tanzania’s government “despite several requests” has not shared  clinical data, the results of its investigations or the possible contacts of a number of patients with Ebola-like symptoms. File photograph: Getty

The World Health Organisation has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebo(...)

Lyme-bearing ticks can be found on deer, sheep, cats, dogs, squirrels and mice. Photograph: iStock

There is no way of definitively checking you have it, no way of definitively checking if you have rid yourself of it, huge disagreement over how many (...)

Catherine Keyya Murphy at the Festival of Nations in Mountjoy Square, Dublin.

“It’s like a trip around the world,” said Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe, as he moved from Tanzania to Moldova in just a few steps. He was speak(...)

Places and people with no running water or healthcare now have internet connectivity, usually via mobile, making it possible to provide health, education and financial services to even the most remote locations. Photograph; IStock

Smartphones have become part of our lives in a way we couldn’t have imagined a decade ago. For many in the developing world, owning – or at least shar(...)

Confiscated tusks are held at a forensics laboratory of the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Ashland, Oregon. Photograph: Galen Rowell/Corbis via Getty Images

The barrier across the drive into the world’s sole wildlife forensics laboratory is made to fend off exploding lorries. Packages containing remains (...)

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