The tiny sand flea, the jigger flea, is the cause of a widespread health problem in Africa. Jiggers burrow into people’s feet, making it painful to walk. Untreated, jiggers can lead to deformed limbs.
A landmark class action suit against the Kenyan government and a company over compensation for victims of pollution scheduled to start today was held up by two conflicting lawyers, prolonging the plaintiffs’ misery.
Contaminated food poses a major health and economic threat to sub-Saharan Africa. While efforts are taken to provide safe food for exports, governments are reijigging the system to do more for domestic markets.
Garry Kasparov, Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian are just a few of the top chess players David Llada has photographed. Ahead of the World Chess Championship, he discussed with DW how chess combines sport, art and science.
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