Here’s your daily dose of must-reads to get you ahead of the curve:
- Instagram user calls HelloFood’s controversial advert a result of “poor advertisement”. (The Kigalian)
- The World Health Organization declared the Zika crisis—a mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects—an international public health emergency, freeing money to fund international efforts to combat the disease. (TIME)
- There’s a serious problem with the way we measure food – and it may mean you’re consuming much more than you realise. (BBC)
- About 200 names are under scrutiny for new list of Rwanda national heroes. (The New Times)
- New song by Young Grace, Ataha He?, receives praise. (The Kigalian)
- To restore sight to damaged eyes, doctors often need to transplant the cornea – the transparent covering of the iris and the pupil – from a donor’s dead body. There is a worldwide shortage, but one country, Sri Lanka, is doing its best to satisfy demand, without seeking any reward – at least in this life. (BBC)
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