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Inviting Africans to G8 Meeting "Is Just Window-Dressing"

SOUTH AFRICA - The off-pitch World Cup competition

SWAZILAND - Women's rights

Focus for Least Developed Countries should be on transforming their economies

100610 Another panel on Africa?

OECD report calls for radical tax reform across Africa

Journalists news values in East Africa

A poor man's view on Freedom Day - South Africa

G8 summit drops Gleneagles pledge on aid to Africa

MOZAMBIQUE-SOUTH AFRICA - Open your eyes when crossing the border

100603 Plugging Africa's leak

No time to quit - HIV-AIDS treatment gap widening in Africa

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Africa has less say after changes in World Bank voting

MALAWI - Press Review April 2010

MALAWI - Press Review March 2010

SOUTH AFRICA - Gun-Free World Cup

Profiling Cash Drains in Africa

The massive flow of illicit money out of Africa is facilitated by a global shadow financial system comprising tax havens, secrecy jurisdictions, disguised corporations, anonymous trust accounts, fake foundations, trade mispricing, and money laundering techniques. The impact of the funds shifts out of Africa drains hard currency reserves, heightens inflation, reduces tax collection, cancels investment, and undermines free trade. 


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Read the Document: "Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: Hidden Resource for Development"

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Invitation to Western countries to ban vulture funds

AFRICA: Development and its discontents

Ethiopian dam puts thousands at risk

UGANDA's oil Hope and Peril for the Great Lakes

CHAD: Prices hike, teachers strike

Teachers demanding more pay to face higher food prices entered the third day of a nationwide strike. The government has called their demands "illegal" and "unjustified", because the "high cost of living is a general problem that does not concern only the teachers.

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2009 Cost of living in Malawi, much better than 2008 and 2007

As far as cost of living is concerned, the just ended year was a good year, not only in terms of food availability, but in terms of the pace at which the general prices of basic commodities in the urban areas were increasing/decreasing (inflation). Although cost of living generally increased in December 2009 in all the four cities, the trend for the whole year is more favourable than in the past three years.

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Analysis of the year 2009 in Malawi

An analysis of the year 2009 in Malawi through media articles. the analysis covers: politics, economy, food security, civil society, religious groups, social, cultural life, education, health, environment,  gender and basic needds basket.


Tha analysis has been compiled by the Centre for Social Concern (CFSC), Box40049 - Lilongwe 4, Area 25, Tel. 01 715 632 -


CFSC Press Review January 2009

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