WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP: CAMEROONIAN KIDS ARE MORE PATIENT THAN GERMAN KIDS

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WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP: CAMEROONIAN KIDS ARE MORE PATIENT THAN GERMAN KIDS

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Crime

The Guardian
'Human life is more expendable': why slavery has never made more money
A new study says the average profit made off each victim of sex trafficking is $36,000.

Psychology

NPR
Want To Teach Your Kids Self-Control? Ask A Cameroonian Farmer
Cameroonian kids are more patient than German children, according to the old Marshmallow Test.

Global Health

The New York Times
Sending Health to Rural Ghana via Traveling Medics
The community health worker idea goes big in Ghana.

Development

The Devex Blog
USAID is changing its mission statement
The new statement will reflect the current administration's foreign policy positions.

Technology

Al Jazeera
Facebook hits 2 billion user mark
Facebook hits 2 billion active users. That means now one quarter of the world regularly uses it.

Politics

The BBC
How Kenya's election puts strain on ethnically mixed couples
The election in Kenya is putting a strain on some ethnically mixed relationships. In preparation for the upcoming election, there are reports of a ‘silent migration’ where people are temporarily relocating places where their tribe is the majority.
 

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