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In Rwanda, schoolgirls can now buy locally produced, cheaper sanitary towels
Refugee resettlement camps offer a safer space for South Sudanese children, who make up 64% of all refugees in Uganda.
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Violence has contributed to the epidemic; aid agencies can't travel freely and are removing nonessential staff.
Water pumped from the Nile is the only option for 98% of the residents of South Sudan's capital.
The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak.
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South Sudan: From war to water crisis
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Rains and conflict will make bids to control
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Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Despite our complicated relationship with it, our poo could one day power our cell phones, tablets and laptops.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.