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2012-02-23 12:05:10 Cash-Strapped Villagers Barter Produce for Electricity [World Bank] Goyola - In late 2009, a small, private electricity supplier in Guinea, West Africa, launched its service in the remote rural village of Goyala. Similar efforts had been made in other parts of the country, but Goyala has proven unique; 100 percent of the villagers have signed up for the service, and all of them pay their electricity bills on time.

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Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:19Arrest, Release, Repeat - An Interactive Timeline of Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko's Case in Swaziland[IFEX]It's been over a month since Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko were first arrested. Makhubu, Editor-in-Chief of The Nation magazine and Maseko, a prominent human rights lawyer, were detained and charged with contempt of court after publishing two separate articles that criticised Swaziland's judiciary in the February 2014 issue of The Nation.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:13IKEA Campaign Millions to Brighten the Lives of Refugees[UNHCR]London, United Kingdom -IKEA customers and staff around the world have helped raise Є7.7 million to provide funding and energy for hundreds of thousands of refugees under a two-month campaign launched in February.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:13Helicopter Search Continues[Government of Botswana]A search and rescue team has been dispatched to look for a Botswana Police Service (BPS) helicopter that went missing on Sunday April 20 with three crew members on board. The helicopter went missing while returning from Gumare to Maun in the evening.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:05Ghana to Reward Entrepreneurs[CAJ News]Accra -EXCELLING Ghana entrepreneurs will to receive awards at the fourth edition of Ghana Entrepreneur Awards 2013 on Friday.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 12:51Abbala, Beni Hussein Clash in North Darfur[Radio Dabanga]El Sareif Beni Hussein -A number of people were killed and others wounded in clashes between members of the Abbala and Beni Hussein tribes in El Sareif Beni Hussein locality, North Darfur, on Saturday and Sunday.

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