Tag: Global development

The high cost to Africa of America’s cheap gas – video

| November 18, 2013

Watch a clip from a new documentary looking at the effects of fracking in Africa

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The great escape: European migrants fleeing the recession

| July 3, 2013

As the European economic crisis deepens, more and more people are leaving to seek a better life in emerging economies around the world. We speak to four who have moved abroad

For years Europeans have wrestled with the issue of …

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Southern African countries collaborate on plans for climate research centre

| June 30, 2013

Windhoek-based facility to open in August after South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia commit to project

Five countries in southern Africa have joined forces to launch a research centre that will work on combating climate change in the region

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EU pressures seven African countries to complete trade agreements

| April 23, 2013

Botswana, Namibia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Swaziland face paying tariffs on exports to EU

Seven African countries face paying tariffs on their exports to the EU if they fail to honour trade agreements signed with Brussels in 2007.…

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HIV could spread if birth control injections increase, warn scientists

| October 4, 2011

Researchers call for new guidelines for women using family planning services in Aids-hit areas

Campaigns to increase the number of women opting for long-lasting contraceptive injections in Aids-hit parts of the developing world could be helping to spread the epidemic, …

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