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The face of child survival

In many respects, for a person who has spent their entire life within the confines of the Western world, the Millennium Development Goals which are soon due to expire can best be measured in images. 389 more words

Millennium Development Goals

22 Sept 2014 Business News

Al-Amoudi to Invest $500 Million in Ethiopian Coffee, Oranges

By William Davison Sep 21, 2014

Horizon Plantations Ethiopia Plc, majority-owned by Saudi billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to almost double annual revenue within three years by investing at least $500 million in coffee and orange projects. 2,469 more words

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Post 2015 Development Framework

The United Nations General Assembly is meeting again this year, this week.

The agenda, as usual, is full and widely ranging.

Anyone who has ever worked for the United Nations can attest to a shared sense of frustration and optimism about what outcomes might be realised. 1,011 more words

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Uganda government challenged over carnage in the delivery room | Amy Fallon | September 22, 2014

Kampala (AFP) – As she lay bleeding to death in Valente Inziku’s arms in a Ugandan government hospital in October 2010, Jennifer Anguko, pregnant with the couple’s fourth child, wished her husband well as a single parent. 725 more words

Africa

World is getting less peaceful. It is official!

World is getting less peaceful. It is official! The Global Peace Index research into costs and benefits of peace is very thorough. The eight pillars of peace for stable and resilient nations are very important to maintain. 8 more words

Peace And Development

20 Sept 2014 News Briefs

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Announce Order for 20 737 MAX 8s

- Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier… 4,562 more words

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Fight against hunger must be broad based and all inclusive | September 19, 2014

UN report must be met with cautious optimism as number of hungry reduces by 100 million

The report by the United Nations that the number of hungry people in the world has reduced by 100 million over the last decade must be met with cautious optimism. 271 more words

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