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Hakuna Matata! >>
The attempted rescue of a beached whale in the Thames was a testament to the immediacy with which events are transmitted around the world and the hold that animals have over us humans.
Everybody's Business >>
Social entrepreneurs aren’t just in it for the bottom line—or out of a desire to ‘do good’. Pamela Hartigan sees them as the architects of a new social economy.
Fairer Deal Needed for Third World Farmers >>
Michael Smith reports a farmers’ dialogue on tackling poverty
People to People >>
Pam McGibbon, then 46, was living in Scotland, where she and her husband ran a company organizing exhibitions.
World Unites Against Corruption >>
In October the United Nations reached agreement on a groundbreaking Convention Against Corruption. 9 December has been proposed as a new annual International Anti-Corruption Day.
Paying the Price of Peace >>
John Bond hears from Africans who are risking their lives to end conflict.
Only Connect >>
On a recent trip to Lviv, Ukraine, I stayed in a hotel just across the street from an Internet cafe. Also close was a McDonald's. But the café and McDonald's had more than proximity in common.
The Voters Who Won't Stand for Corruption >>
Citizens’ movements have played an important part in cleaning up general elections in several countries. Brian Lightowler charts their development from 1988 to the present day.
Kenya Offers Hope Again >>
Francis Kimani is a Nairobi-based lawyer.
Free, Frank and Fearless >>
Why would a successful Kenyan salesman give up his career in order to become a thorn in his government’s flesh? Bedan Mbugua, editor of ‘The People’, talks to Paul Williams.