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75 Million Nigerians Lack Access To Electricity – World Bank

Nigeria is second to India on the list of countries with the highest electricity access deficit with 75 million people compared to India’s 263 million persons. 377 more words

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Sindh People March to Protect Indus River

GUEST BLOG by Muhammad Ali Shah, Dr. Aly Ercelan & Roshan Bhatti

Sindh Peoples Caravan March 1-14, 2017 Protect Our Rivers and Delta 

Across the world the greed of capitalism has created water crises. 1,648 more words

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Outsourcing Liberia’s Education System: A New level of Absurdity in Education Provisioning

By Salim Akoojee, Independent Education and Training Analyst, South Africa and Hong Kong.

The recent move to outsource Liberia’s education system in what has been referred to as a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is a tragedy that belies credulity. 1,196 more words

Still In Limbo, Somaliland Banking On Berbera

By James Jeffrey

Hargeisa, Somaliland – Crossing African borders by land can be an intimidating process (it’s proving an increasingly intimidating process nowadays in Europe and the US also, even in airports). 1,375 more words

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NEW! World Development Report 2017

Main Messages World Development Report 2017

Ineffective policies can persist, while potentially effective policies are often not adopted. The World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law explores why some policies fail to achieve desired outcomes and what makes other policies work. 130 more words

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John Pilger: War by Other Means (1992)

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Originally posted Aug. 7, 2011

John Pilger on Nov 19, 2013

John Pilger and David Munro examine the policy of First World banks agreeing to loans with Third World countries, who are then unable to meet the crippling interest charges.

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President Receives World Bank Executive Director

President Yoweri Museveni has held a meeting with the World Bank Executive Director for Africa Group, Mr. Andrew Ndaamunhu Bvumbe.  72 more words

PRESIDENT OF UGANDA