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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, 03-29-15, 10:06Higher Military Council Gathers[ANGOP] Luanda -The Higher Military Council gathered Friday in Luanda under the chair of the National Defence minister to assess the state of preparation of Angola for peacekeeping missions.
Sunday, 03-29-15, 10:04Cunene - Peace Considered Crucial for Demining[ANGOP] Ondjiva -Peace is a crucial factor in the success of the demining programme as it enables access to all suspect areas.
Sunday, 03-29-15, 10:03Angola and Namibia Invest in Economic Development[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Namibia share social and economic development projects, said the Foreign Ministry?s secretary general Eduardo de Jesus Beny.
Sunday, 03-29-15, 9:37Parliament Goes On Recess[Zambia Reports] Acting Leader of Government Business in the house, Yamfwa Mukanga on Thursday evening moved the motion to effect the adjournment of the house Sine-die.
Sunday, 03-29-15, 5:51Govt Declares 45-Day Ebola 'Health Emergency'[Deutsche Welle] In a bid to curb the spread of Ebola, Guinea's President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions of the epidemic-hit nation. The chances of an Ebola-free West Africa remain uncertain.

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