News December 2020

India. The Hair Business.

The trade in human hair in the wig-makers’ salons is becoming a business worth millions of dollars. There are many orders from India. The role of the Hindu temples. “Real hair, not artificial hair, is very much in demand –  the young barber tells us. Every woman dreams of having a full head of long…

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Murchison Falls. A tour through the largest national park in Uganda.

Welcome to the Murchison Falls National Park named after its famous waterfall. George Atube, the ranger who talks with animals, accompanies us during our tour through this spectacular place. The Murchison Falls National Park is the oldest and largest park in Uganda which was established in 1952. It is situated in the north western part…

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Namibia. The Okavango Delta threatened by fracking.

A junior Canadian company will start drilling oil in the next coming weeks in an area which supplies the environmentally sensitive Okavango Delta with water, and thereby threatens potentially the living conditions of the bushmen and of the elephants. The junior Canadian company ReconAfrica listed on the Canadian TSX Venture Exchange, is planning to start…

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Africa. Cannabis, An Affair Of State.

Large-scale cultivations are now a reality in a growing number of countries in the continent, driven by an increase in demand for therapeutic purposes. The interest of African governments is constantly increasing. Hemp plantations are taking up more and more agricultural land in Africa. The phenomenon gained a foothold when, in 2016, the United States…

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Adriano Karipuna. The Amazon. Protecting our territory.

He has inherited the legacy of his father, one of the few survivors of the genocide half a century ago, and represents a "people" that…

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The cat... with a bag.

One day, a penniless farmer from an oasis went to a rich merchant in the neighbouring village to ask for a loan. The old harvest was…

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Youth & Mission

Peace in the Holy Land.

God of Comfort, send your Spirit to encompass all those whose lives are torn apart by violence and death in Israel and Palestine. You are the Advocate of the…

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