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Learn from failure, Alibaba’s Jack Ma advises African entrepreneurs

Failure can be a catalyst for innovation and progress in Africa, the founder of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba says on his first visit to Africa.
from Quartz Africa on Jul 20, 2017.
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Congo's mining exports 'failing to benefit the people'

Over $750m of mining revenues paid by companies to state bodies in DR Congo disappeared into opaque government agencies, says a report.
from Global Witness on Jul 21, 2017.

Yemen cholera worst on record and still spreading

The number of cholera cases in Yemen is now the largest ever recorded in any country in a single year since records began, warns an international development agency.
from Oxfam on Jul 21, 2017.

Over half people living with HIV now receive treatment, says UN

More than half of all people living with HIV now have access to HIV treatment and AIDS-related deaths have almost halved since 2005, says UNAIDS.
from USAIDS on Jul 21, 2017.

Thumbs down from the IMF for Mozambique

An IMF mission has left Mozambique after rejecting what it had been offered by the government - which means no new IMF programme this year and no resumption of aid.
from Mozambique News Reports and Clippings on Jul 20, 2017.
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East African row over used clothes imports

Optimists welcome East African Community member states' proposal to ban imports of used clothes by 2019 because it could spark the growth of a local textile industry.
from The Independent on Jul 19, 2017.

Why Indian farmers now dread a normal monsoon

There's no end to Indian farmers' woes. Uncheered by the forecast of a second consecutive normal monsoon, they've taken to the streets, demanding a new deal from the government.
from Down to Earth on Jul 18, 2017.
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Lessons from India's thirst economy

Conflicts over water are on the rise in India, but climate change is not the only culprit. Fiona Broom reports on a powerful water mafia that is sucking India dry.
from New Internationalist on Jul 20, 2017.
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