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By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2013
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By Steven Wöndu MISSION IMPOSSIBLE Direct cash transfers from the government to individual citizens or households aims at poverty alleviation and reduction of vulnerability to economic shocks like floods, drought, crop failure, and veterinary diseases. I am an ardent crusader of the ideology of equit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 11th, 2013
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Martha van der Wolf, VOA ADDIS ABABA — A new study says the fastest-growing sectors of Ethiopia’s economy, such as telecommunications, land management and construction, are prone to corruption.  A study conducted by the World Bank and the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission was made p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2011
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The director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde urged developing countries on Monday to shore up their defences, especially foreign exchange reserves, against a possible European recession next year. Lagarde was speaking during a visit to Nigeria in which she met President Goodluck ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 15th, 2011
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Is China’s aim to surpass the major capitalist powers, or to build ‘an alternative economic system that can reclaim the earth and start the long road to human emancipation’, asks Horace Campbell. The COP 17 climate conference in Durban ended as expected, with no real agreement and commitment to rever...
By benim
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Dec 6th, 2010
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Dhaki is from the southern region of Ethiopia. At age 13, instead of going to school, Dhaki was marrried and tended cattle for her family. Her husband, 11 years older than she, regularly forced himself on her. Her nightly cries were ignored by her neighbors, and she was shunned by her community for n...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2010
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The obesity epidemic has spread to poorer nations, where it almost entirely affects wealthy citizens, while the poor in the same nations still remain underweight, a study said. By contrast, obesity tends to have a greater impact on the poor in developed nations, such as the United States. “Ther...
By benim
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Oct 25th, 2010
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The Kenyan Government is stepping up efforts to reduce maternal mortality in the country. The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation recently launched the National Road Map Strategic Plan for this purpose. The country has already made some advances in cutting down infant mortality. According to exp...