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By IAfrica
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May 13th, 2014
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Samson Muradzikwa Our Children, Our Future In  a 2013 report, the World Bank estimated that up to 400 million children under the age of 17 worldwide lived in extreme poverty, the majority in Asia and Africa.This is a staggering number and indicates the pervasive inequalities between and within countr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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The Financial Times recently reported on the dismal state of oil sector performance in Nigeria: “Nigeria is suffering the worst oil production disruptions in four years, with output falling to levels last seen before the government’s amnesty program ended the militancy in the Niger delta....
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 31st, 2013
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BY LAWANI  MIKAIRU LAGOS—Lagos is the fourth worst city in the world, Economist Intelligence Unit, EIU, an independent forecasting and advisory business within the Economist Group has said. And its top worst cities, are scattered around Africa and Asia. Lagos, the fourth on the list, shares its 137 p...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 18th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed a suicide by hanging herself inside the bathroom at her employer’s house in the Gulf Kingdom, police said on Saturday. The Saudi employer found the maid, in her 30s, hanging in the bathroom at his house in the eastern Saudi province of Ihsa, they said. “Forensic exami...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 13th, 2013
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By Chung Min-uck Ethiopian Airlines will start operating flights to South Korea starting from June, diplomatic sources said Tuesday. It is “highly possible” that Ethiopian Airlines will begin direct flights from Addis Ababa to Incheon International Airport in June, an Ethiopian diplomat said, on cond...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 1st, 2013
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A Chinese woman who wore a fake baby bump to encourage train passengers to offer her their seats was rumbled after the silicone belly slipped out of her shirt and dropped to the floor of the carriage. Incredibly, the woman – named as Zhang – then contacted her local commercial bureau, to complain abo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 19th, 2013
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Ethiopian Airlines plans to expand its Asian network with the addition of Ho Chi Minh City, Manila and Seoul Incheon from 18-Jun-2013. Hong Kong will also become a direct route from Addis Ababa, rather than operating via Bangkok. But those plans could come unstuck if the grounded 787 fleet is not cle...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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Live cricket: Australia v Sri Lanka – day 2...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 6th, 2012
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By Dr Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit Dr Ismail Ahmed is founder of WorldRemit, a money transfer company which seeks to introduce graeter competetivity into the market. The remittance market in Africa has for too long been monopolised by companies imposing very high fees that are on average three...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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NEXT BIG MARKET: Africa is the only region in the world where growth is accelerating, writes Chrystia Freeland Women selling food in a market in Lagos, Nigeria. The African continent is quietly remaking itself and is possibly on the way to becoming a high-growth area. AP pic 1 / 1 IF you are looking ...