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Homo Urbanus Africanus and Change

The Plateau district of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire/Photo/ReutersIn 1950, there were 20 million city dwellers in Africa. Today the number has gone up to 400 million and in 2050 it is projected that there will be more than a billion people.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2011 00:32

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Campaign to limit alcohol consumption in Uganda

 

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Local leaders campaign to limit alcohol consumption in Uganda as crime rate is increasing

Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2011 18:18

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Addis Ababa: Africa prepares for Climate Change meet in Durban

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the CAHOSCC coordinator, was re-elected as a spokesperson for Africa on climate issuesAfrica hopes to make significant gains from the forthcoming world climate change conference to be held in a few weeks' time in Durban, South Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 17:30

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Road Traffic Accidents Cost Africa US$10 billion

Road carnage imposes huge economic costs – constituting about 1-3 percent of GDP in most countries/ Photo/ reutersRoad traffic accidents cost Africa US$ 10 billion annually and remain the second leading cause of death for the 5-44 age-groups around Africa, a report revealed on Thursday.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 November 2011 13:11

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Uganda-DRC: Gang-raped woman recounts horror

 Hakiri and her children outside their house at the refugee campAfter watching her husband die and enduring the horror of being raped together with her 12 year old daughter by more than 10 Congolese militias, a woman now has the tough task of single-handedly raising six children in a refugee camp in Uganda.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 15:58

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DRC: The Raïs, The Sphinx and The Maverick

A supporter dances with a portrait of President Joseph Kabila at a rally in August 2011, where some Kabila loyalists claimed he was chosen by God/GWENN DUBOURTHOUMIEU / AFP
The Raïs, the Sphinx and 
the maverick President Kabila heads into tense elections facing two opposition leaders who could provide a ­formidable challenge should they join forces

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2011 20:11

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