Rural area

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 21st, 2012
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By Girma Feyisa, opinion Urbanisation and its incessant expansion have become both curses and blessings in many developing countries of the world, not least our fair nation. They are curses because they attract influx of the people from the rural areas and the hinterlands of the country, causing heav...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Lindela S Figlan In the old days the people in this country were so united. Even those who were not interested in politics ended up in politics. This unity came from the fact that they were crying for the land of their forefathers that had been confiscated by those who thought the land was supposed [...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 16th, 2012
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Alexandria – An apartment tower under construction collapsed on adjacent buildings in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, killing 11 people, Egypt’s Health Ministry said on Sunday. The ministry said five other people were injured and that teams were searching for survivors buried under ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2012
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by Anna Brazier Winter in Harare is almost over. Walking my kids to school in the morning across frosty vleis, strewn with festering rubbish, we see the first signs of the agricultural season awakening. Litter is being raked into piles, maize stalks cleared into heaps and the dried weeds levelled to ...
By benim
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Nov 21st, 2011
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Harare – More than 1 million Zimbabweans may struggle to feed themselves in the coming months, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Monday, noting a poor harvest in several areas of the country. Zimbabwe has just entered its rainy season which will last until March. The local economy is sti...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 4th, 2011
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Bicycle taxis with padded passenger seats fashioned onto their metal baggage racks line the road waiting for customers to hop on for a low cost ride — Malawian-style. Two-wheeled transport rivals cars outside of big cities in this small southern African nation, where simple bikes with few bells...
By benim
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May 18th, 2011
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The majority of Zimbabweans are in favour of media diversity and plurality, so that the public can have access to a wide variety of sources of information. Information from data recorded during the outreach program of the constitution making process reveals that in most districts of the country, part...
By benim
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2011
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Blantyre – Ghost workers in impoverished Malawi fleece the government of about $15m a year, a minister said on Tuesday. “The government is losing two billion kwacha ($15m) annually through salary payment to ghost workers,” information minister Vuwa Kaunda said in a statement. Malawi...
By benim
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Dec 9th, 2010
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ABUJA—Citing the 2004 statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, National Poverty Eradication Programme, NAPEP, Tuesday said 75 million Nigerians, representing 50 percent of the population, still live below a dollar per day. The agency also disclosed that about 42% of Nigerians, a...