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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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Monday, 10-05-15, 12:51Prince Dazzles Ngema[Namibian] South African boxer Cebo Ngema said he was left chasing shadows in Windhoek on Saturday night after losing his WBA Pan African bantamweight title fight to Immanuel 'Prince' Naidjala.
Monday, 10-05-15, 12:50'It's Not a Two-Horse Race'[Namibian] Tigers coach Brian Isaacs said the MTC Premiership title race is not limited to two teams after his side defeated champions African Stars 1-0 on Friday to go top of the standings.
Monday, 10-05-15, 12:50Lungu's Agents Demanding Money From Kabwe Business Houses[Zambian Watchdog] Business houses in Kabwe have complained that kabwe District PF secretary Boston Mpende and his treasurer Kennedy Chishala are milking them of a lot of money in the name of "donations to the PF.
Monday, 10-05-15, 12:47Costa Cruises Vanilla Islands Passengers Set to Reach 15,000 By 2017[Seychelles News Agency] Paris and Victoria -The number of cruise passengers visiting the Seychelles archipelago via Costa Cruises is set to double over the next two years. The popular cruise company signed an agreement with the Vanilla Islands alliance on Thursday at the Top Resa Tourism Trade Fair in Paris.
Monday, 10-05-15, 12:47Sky Is Limit for Katso[Botswana Daily News] Mosu -Socrates, one of the wisest men to have ever lived once said, education is the kindling of a flame not the filling of a vessel. His words could best describe Katso Gosenyamang affectionately called Professor by his peers and teachers at Makgadikgadi JSS.

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