2012-02-23 12:05:10Cash-Strapped Villagers Barter Produce for Electricity[World Bank]
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.
Thursday, 07-24-14, 13:57Thieves Squander N$1.8 Million Within Days[New Era]Residents of Oshinyadhila village near Ongwediva were apparently regaled with free alcohol - and insults - by four young men who allegedly stole N$1.8 million from the house of a businessman in Oshakati West.
Thursday, 07-24-14, 13:42Playing for Time in the Peace Process[ISS]The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mediation process in South Sudan hit another hurdle when talks that were meant to resume on 22 June 2014 were adjourned indefinitely.