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Archive January 2010

SOMALIA-KENYA: Raids and rancour

In the year since Mehmoud Hassan arrived in Nairobi from Baidoa in southern Somalia, he says he has been arrested more than 10 times by the Kenyan police and paid more than US$300 in fines to secure his release. His crime, says the 29-year-old former civil society activist, was being a Somali national in a city increasingly hostile to the flood of refugees from the battered Horn of Africa state.

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February Day-By-Day

25 January-2 February 2010

14th African Union Summit

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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2-7 February 2010

Festival on Niger

Segou, Mali

Website: http://festivalsegou.org/new/

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Egypt Solar Energy

Jan27

Egypt’s green house gas emissions are among the fastest growing in the world. The country is now tapping international funds to reverse that trend. See the video by A24Media.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjqLA22Dxd8[/youtube]

Banana producers turn to regional markets

Twelve thousand people working on Côte d’Ivoire’s banana plantations face uncertainty as the European Union begins implementing a new agreement governing tariffs on bananas.
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Zambia: $20 million loan to support agribusiness

About 30,000 small-scale farming households in Zambia, many headed by women, will benefit from a US$20 million loan to the country from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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French nuclear power fed by uranium from Niger

Niger exports enough uranium to France to generate 80 per cent of the latter’s electricity supply, writes Khadija Sharife. But ordinary Nigeriens reap little benefit from France’s control of their country’s uranium resources, with over three-fifths of the population living below the poverty line and reports of radioactive contamination of water, air and soil by multinational mining operations.

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