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$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Monday that up to 4.5 million people, half of Zimbabwe’s drought-stricken rural...
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows from Africa are a large and growing problem. Averaging 4% of gross domestic product they are outstripping foreign direct...
UN ignored cholera warning in Zim
UN ignored cholera warning in Zim
The role of the United Nations (UN) as a neutral body in Zimbabwe is under the spotlight following revelations that due to the warm relations...
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
African growth set to slow to 3.7%
Growth in African countries will to slow to 3.7% this year owing to upheavals in northern Africa and increased food and fuel prices, the latest...
'People are the real wealth of nations'
'People are the real wealth of nations'
Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi is the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) director for democratic governance and a former South African...
Where are South Africa's young lionesses?
Where are South Africa's young lionesses?
It's not everyday you get to sit opposite your heroes. It's even less frequent that you're one of 20 people present.
UN report points to 'alarming' levels of poverty in DRC
UN report points to 'alarming' levels of poverty in DRC
Nearly half the population in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may not live to 40 years of age, the United Nations Development Programme...
Equatorial Guinea votes amid opposition complaints
Equatorial Guinea votes amid opposition complaints
The West African state of Equatorial Guinea voted on Sunday in elections expected to be won yet again by the veteran hardline president amid...
Concerns raised over press freedom in Niger
Concerns raised over press freedom in Niger
Press-freedom groups agree that an increase in arrests, intimidation and harassment of journalists in Niger is impeding development in one of the...
Lack of cooperation hinders malaria prevention
Lack of cooperation hinders malaria prevention
Sunburned expedition leaders fresh from an arduous journey down the Zambezi River to call attention to malaria said on Tuesday that countries must...
Sarkozy to mend fences with Angola
Sarkozy to mend fences with Angola
French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Angola on Friday, his office said, in a bid to improve relations following an arms scandal that...
Norway to help SA 'score green' in 2010
Norway to help SA 'score green' in 2010
The Norwegian government will help the City of Johannesburg ensure it has a "green 2010 Soccer World Cup".

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