Thousands displaced across Afghanistan as Taliban seizes 18 cities and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing rapid advance of the Taliban across Afghanistan, the presidential and general elections in Zambia, and more

August 13, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the situation in Afghanistan as the Taliban captures major cities and provincial capitals; the presidential and general elections in Zambia amid a looming economic crisis; the strike by doctors in Nigeria to protest the non-payment of salaries; the end of the hunger strike by teachers across Ecuador to demand the implementation of a crucial education reform; and the evictions facing families in Sao Paulo, Brazil.