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Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters’ League Table

“African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of…

World Bank: Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to miss poverty targets

“Sub-Saharan Africa has little or no chance of achieving the United Nations target of having not more than three percent…

Tanzania lifted slum dwellers out of poverty

Tanzanian Government’s decision to formal land titles or residential licenses is expected to lift urban poor out of poverty https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Tanzania-slum-dwellers-tackle-poverty/4552908-4969252-nsc3esz/index.html…

Wealth and poverty in DRC

“DRC is the richest country in the world in terms of its natural wealth. But the overwhelming majority of the…

Uganda’s Poor to Pay Heavy Toll As Govt Sets Eyes On Rising Public Debt

“Uganda’s poor are set to bear the burden of rising public debt in 2019 and beyond, as the proportion of…

Reducing Poverty by Visualizing It – African Clock Tracks Progress

“As we celebrate the lowest levels of extreme poverty in history, Africa must make sure that our people are not…

Rwanda Records Drop in Poverty Levels

“Poverty levels dropped by one percentage point from 39.1 per cent in the 2013/14 fiscal year to 38.2 per cent…

Nigeria Struggles Against Unemployment, Extreme Poverty

“Nigeria’s unemployment numbers jumped by nearly 30 percent this year to 16 million” https://allafrica.com/stories/201812040044.html You may also be interested in:…

Lesotho Parliamentarians Demand 100 Percent Salary Increase

“A factory worker in Lesotho earns about $144 per month while a parliamentarian earns $2,600 monthly” and yet parliamentarians want…

Africa: Millions of Poor City Children Worse Off Than Rural Peers

“Millions of poor urban children are more likely to die before their fifth birthday than those living in rural areas,…

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