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Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...than men working in the informal sector in all of sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Labor to 100,000 women entrepreneurs.Across sub-Saharan Africa, where poverty remains extreme in many parts...
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'Juju' dispute flares in Zimbabwe soccer league

...involving killings for human organs used in tribal rituals.The use of witchcraft is reportedly common in soccer across sub-Saharan Africa."It is part of a belief system in Africa but it is a taboo to speak out about it," a leading Zimbabwe soccer...
Malala's message on education

...female. The bulk of these girls are in South and West Asia (including Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan) and sub-Saharan Africa.In Malala's country, which has one of the worst education records in the world, two-thirds of the 5.1 million...
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Hunger games: Scarce corn is better used to fuel people than cars

...Meanwhile, millions of people will die for lack of food, many them in the drought-plagued nations of the Sahel, or sub-Saharan Africa, where yet another food crisis is underway. Americans who don't care about hunger, poverty and income inequality...
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Let's make the right-sizing of government the goal

...before they arise. Whether that's opening community health clinics in poor neighborhoods, spreading vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa or using tax dollars to provide water supplies, they know acting now curtails troubles later.The GOP's fire-breathers...
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Global insecurity and AIDS

...AIDS since the epidemic began at more than 60 million people, 22 million of whom have died, 17 million of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Especially troubling are the millions of children who have lost one or both parents to the disease. Antiretroviral...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...population of orphans and among the most unwanted - children who have lost their parents to the AIDS epidemic sweeping sub-Saharan Africa. Nearly 8 million African children have been orphaned by AIDS, and at least 1 million children are infected with...
AIDS: After 30 years, the battle is far from over

...been steadily decreasing, and so has the number of deaths. The largest number of new cases continues to be in sub-Saharan Africa, where there were 22.5 million people living with HIV in 2009, according to the U.N. There are more than...
Presidential race place to make water a priority

...bills. The challenge of finding good water supplies is also a global reality. In places like northern Mexico or sub-Saharan Africa, water shortages or undrinkable water is a fact of life. All the more reason for 2012 candidates, including President...
A lot of people? Yes. Apocalypse? No

...percent in 2005 and can be expected to keep falling.Not all countries have done as well as India. But even in sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the poorest economic performance, poverty rates have fallen, education has increased and food...


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