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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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Sunday, 08-31-14, 13:06'Coup' Confusion After Troops Raid Lesotho Police Stations[allAfrica]Cape Town -Members of Lesotho's fractious coalition government were at odds over who was in control of the country on Sunday after troops mounted raids on police headquarters and police stations in the capital, Maseru, on Saturday.
Sunday, 08-31-14, 9:21'Porous' Borders Worry Doctors' Association[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) has expressed worry about the increasing number of immigrants amid confirmation of Ebola cases in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Sunday, 08-31-14, 9:18TCRA Issues Licences to Two Communication Firms[Daily News]THE Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has granted licences of operation to two communication companies - Smart Banking Solutions Limited and WiAfrica Tanzania Limited with the call to adhere to the regulations in order to provide the people with the best services.
Sunday, 08-31-14, 9:14Who Are These Out of Space Aliens Taking Away Bongo Mannerisms?[Daily News]SOMETIME in 1984, I visited Tanzania on holiday and stayed with my "big mother" or aunty as they are called in English who lives in Kinondoni Muslim area in Dar es Salaam.
Sunday, 08-31-14, 9:01Senegal Here We Come![Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday qualified to the 2015 Africa Youth Championships to be held in Senegal after completing a double over an impressive Malawi in the final round return leg match played in Lusaka.

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