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South Africa announces minimum wage

For the first time, South Africa has introduced a minimum wage: 20 rand (1.36 euro) per hour. While modest, it does mean higher wages for 47% of workers.

Afghanistan fights measles

The Afghan government has begun immunising 13.8 million Afghan children against measles, in a partnership with the WHO and the Gavi Vaccine Alliance.

Better food for kids in Indonesia

Indonesia is improving the nutrition of 48 million infants and pregnant women. Better nutrition means healthier and more intelligent children.

New law sets renewable target

California has passed a law committing to use only electricity from renewable sources by 2045. The American state is the world’s fifth largest economy.

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Billions of people all over the world live without an official address or identity, and it makes almost everything in life difficult or impossible. But new technology allows everyone to tell where they live - with just three words. What do California, Rwanda and Morocco have in common? They have all turned the plastic bag down It has become so unpopular to use land mines that most states refuse to use the unpredictable weapons. This month, the treaty against land mines celebrates its 20th birthday, and it is one of the best examples of how people pressure can change the world.

Analysis: Paul, the princess, and the people cracked the land mine problem

It has become so unpopular to use land mines that most states refuse to use the unpredictable weapons. This month, the treaty against land mines celebrates its 20th birthday, and it is one of the best examples of how people pressure can change the world.

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