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Nov 28th, 2013
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By Arab News Angola’s government on Tuesday denied it had banned Islam and closed mosques in the country, after speculation that sparked outrage among Muslims worldwide. “There is no war in Angola against Islam or any other religion,” said Manuel Fernando, director of the National Institute for Relig...
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Sep 17th, 2013
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On Saturday, Swazi King Mswati III was at the country’s annual reed dance where he chose an 18-year-old beauty to be his 15th wife. Swaziland police, meanwhile, were arresting Musa Dube, a member of the Communist Party of Swaziland for campaigning to boycott the country’s elections, to be held on Fri...
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Dec 8th, 2012
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By Alex Vines, Chatham House (London) column ‘We have a prediction problem. We love to predict things – and we aren’t very good at it.’ These are the words of the statistician superstar Nate Silver, one of the few men in the world who actually does not have a prediction proble...
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Sep 19th, 2012
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Most social scientists will tell you that one year and half is not a good time to evaluate the overall performance of a programme. While that is true because they say the time is too short for the wheel to turn full circle, every scientist will also tell you that the success of any programme [&hellip...
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May 3rd, 2012
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By Eric Cooper Angola is a country in serious transition. Leading indicators (from the admittedly scarce data available) suggest change has been afoot since the end of the civil war in 2002 – shortly after the death of rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and the signing of the Luena accord. Human Development ...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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As economists and central bankers debate what it will take to kick-start growth around the world, a motley crew of seafarers in the contested East Africa nation of Somalia have quietly been pursuing their own radical form of monetary policy. Cutlasses and all. A report published by the British think ...