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Past articles by Clar:

Do Ukrainian refugees move us because they look like us? Is that why we ignored others?

The faces we see on our TV screens are white. Could our hearts bleed for them rather than, say, darker Syrian faces purely because of race? → Read More

Africa and the tech revolution: what's holding back the mobile continent? – podcast transcript

Clár Ní Chonghaile reports from the Africa technology business forum on the country’s obstacles to getting the most out of the tech revolution → Read More

Africa and the tech revolution: what's holding back the mobile continent? – podcast

Clár Ní Chonghaile reports from the Africa technology business forum on the innovations that could transform life in the continent – and the hardware glitches holding them back → Read More

Africa risks fresh debt crisis as levels of borrowing rise sharply, warns UN

Heavy lending triggered by bold efforts to combat inequality and poverty could spell return to difficult era of late 80s and early 90s, says UN trade body → Read More

'Fake calm' in Burundi as tension threatens return to violence

Human rights experts paint chilling picture of state ruled by fear after a year of political instability, with peace talks expected to fail → Read More

Big firms in emerging markets accused of 'pathetic levels of transparency'

Failure to disclose structures, holdings and key financial information has allowed corruption to thrive, finds Transparency International study → Read More

Post-Brexit sterling decline will cost poor countries $4bn, claims study

Overseas Development Institute identifies reduced trade, fall in value of aid money and declining growth among factors that could hit poor countries → Read More

Less aid money, less influence: Brexit's likely hit to the UK's development role

The pound’s precipitous fall has already sliced into the aid budget, and the vote to leave the EU could signal a more inward-looking agenda → Read More

Millions of Iraqi children repeatedly and relentlessly targeted, says UN

Unicef report says 3.6 million children face risks including death or sexual violence, and 4.7 million need humanitarian aid as a result of the conflict → Read More

World must tackle intolerance and exclusion, says Social Progress Index

Finland came top and Central African Republic bottom of the index, which ranks 133 countries for how they meet citizens’ social and environmental needs → Read More

69m children will die of preventable causes, says Unicef

UN children’s agency report highlights toll on youngsters by 2030 unless world leaders turn rhetoric into reality → Read More

Malaria scheme cuts child deaths during Sahel's rainy season

Access-SMC project aims to reach 10 million children in seven countries if bottlenecks in supplying drugs can be overcome → Read More

Africa's urbanisation 'megatrend' needs to deliver growth, says report

With more than half of Africans expected to live in cities by 2050, we need to turn urban areas into engines of development, African Economic Outlook says → Read More

'They think what they did was normal' – Central African Republic's lost children

CAR’s children are haunted – by rape and subsequent rejection, by their role as fighters avenging parents. But amid the pain, child-friendly spaces are emerging, bringing hope to a generation → Read More

Head of UN mission in Central African Republic pledges to end troop abuses

Parfait Onanga-Anyanga says UN member states must train troops to deal with conditions in the country and refuse to shelter those accused of misconduct → Read More

Why are so many children around the world out of school? – podcast

As the world humanitarian summit approaches, Lucy Lamble looks at why 65 million children can’t access adequate education → Read More

Central African Republic's children dream of education – and peace

Reconciliation, hope and forgiveness are key subjects in CAR as teachers attempt to instil in their pupils the value of knowledge in a violent country → Read More

'The Central African Republic must be built from scratch'

As François Hollande heads to CAR this week, he will find a country divided by religion and where violence among its people is horrifyingly normal → Read More

Can innovation help fix the world's overwhelmed humanitarian system?

Antipathy towards working with the military and the private sector may have to make way if the buzz surrounding innovation is to result in real change → Read More

'People are tired of 70 years of killings and violence': Colombia's peace process

Two activists in Colombia talk about their hopes and fears over bringing an end to the world’s longest running civil war → Read More