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Falling Liberian Dollar Results in 60-day Travel Ban

Official travel overseas have been withheld by orders of the Liberian President. The 60 day travel ban is being undertaken to save the country’s depleted foreign currency holdings. Doing business in the country has been tough as fluctuation due to continuous fluctuation of the Liberian dollar. This had contributed to traders and business owners engaging in a protest to draw attention to the government on the crisis that befalls them in their businesses. The situation could also be affected by the business owners themselves as some business owners are known to travel overseas with money in their suitcases creating foreign exchange shortages. read more

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Morningstar Announces Findings from Third Global Fund Investor Experience Report; United States Scores the Best and South Africa the Worst

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GAMBIA: GOVERNMENT BANS SKYPE AND VIBER FREE PHONE CALLS

In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports. read more

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Human Trafficking and the Human Rights Agenda Against Eritrea (Part 1)

By Simon Tesfamariam read more

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World Bank Calls for Global Initiative to Scale Up Geothermal Energy in Developing Countries

REYKJAVIK, March 6, 2013 –The World Bank today announced a major international effort to expand renewable power generation in developing countries by tapping an underutilized resource: geothermal energy. read more

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Plugged in to progress with geothermal energy in Kenya

Plugged in to progress with geothermal energy in Kenya read more

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Ethiopia: Tekeda Alemu’s Self-Serving & Ignominious Defense of Susan E. Rice

Sophia Tesfamariam read more

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Radio station ransacked, equipment seized in DRC

NEW YORK, December 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ All sides of the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo should halt attacks on journalists and media outlets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today after a radio station was attacked and taken off the air. read more

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Emergency Aid Headed to Niger for Sahel Crisis

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LE SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL SE FÉLICITE DES ACCORDS SIGNÉS ENTRE LE SOUDAN ET LE SOUDAN DU SUD SUR LA SÉCURITÉ, LES FRONTIÈRES COMMUNES ET LES RELATIONS ÉCONOMIQUES

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UNEP must urge states to tighten laws on transport of toxic waste

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IN CHINA, AFRICA, UNITED NATIONS WILL CONNECT THOSE WHO FACE CHALLENGES WITH THOSE WHO HAVE SOLUTIONS, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS AT BEIJING FORUM

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Equatorial Guinea Participates on United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20

West African Nation Joins Conversation on Pathway to Safer, Equitable and Cleaner Environment read more

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La Banque mondiale va accélérer l’accès à l’électricité, aux combustibles propres, aux énergies renouvelables et aux économies d’énergie

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brésil, 21 juin 2012—Le Groupe de la Banque mondiale a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’il va intensifier les efforts pour élargir l’accès à l’énergie, tout en étoffant son appui aux énergies renouvelables et aux économies d’énergie dans les pays en développement, en réponse à l’initiative Sustainable Energy for All (une énergie durable pour tous)du Secrétaire général des Nations-Unies, Ban Ki-Moon. read more

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