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Aid & development links: AusAID rorts, from feces to water, Africa and polio, and more

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24 August 2015 15:06

  • Front page story in The Australian today on Julie Bishop's investigation into corruption and  'rorts' on AusAID projects.
  • Popular photo blogger @humansofny has produced a stunning series of photos chronciling the everyday challenges of living in Pakistan. The series raiseed $2million towards ending slavery. Follow to see the new photo series from Iran.
  • The push for a woman to run the UN.
  • To celebrate World Humanitarian Day last week,  The Guardian spoke with front-line humanitarian workers addressing global crises.
  • NY Times on Africa's first year without polio.
  • Bill Gates provides an update on his investment in a machine that turns feces into water. 
  • Think the world is only getting worse? Think again, says Oxford economist Max Roser, who provides data-rich historical slides on human development. 

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