Jeffrey Sachs

By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 27th, 2012
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On Oct 27, 2012 many of the world leaders and renowned professionals and educators were at a prayer service held in memory of PM Meles Zenawi at The Abyssinian Baptist Church of New York. Few among those present were, H. E. Ban Ki-moon, H. E. Ambassador Susan Rice, H. E. Ambassador Jean-Francis Zinso...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Jun 30th, 2012
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As I drew up in the bustling village after a long journey, the last  21 miles bouncing along a red  dirt track riven with potholes,  a group of a dozen men sprawled in the shade on ramshackle wooden benches waved me over. They were farmers, resting after a hard day’s labour. Children scampered around...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2011
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Nairobi – The emergency response to the Horn of Africa’s drought that has now left some 10 million people facing starvation will not solve the recurrent humanitarian crisis, a senior UN advisor warned on Monday. The UN secretary general’s special advisor on Millennium Development Go...
By benim
In News
May 24th, 2011
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Lagos – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s special adviser, Jeffrey Sachs, on Monday warned Nigeria against population explosion, saying the current figure of 158 million could balloon to 730 million by 2100. “I am really scared about population explosion in Nigeria. It is not healt...
By benim
In News
May 23rd, 2011
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Nigeria is preparing to inaugurate President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday. But challengers in last month’s election are in court contesting the result and alleging vote fraud. Nigeria’s electoral commission says Jonathan won more than 22 million votes, finishing well ahead of former milita...