Uganda: A Village School Struggling With Solar Energy to Ensure Good Education

[Monitor] It is a global trend now with most developing countries focusing their plan on rural electrification in a bid for the rural communities to catch up in various developments just like their counterparts in urban areas.

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Awkward allies

WHEN news broke of a deal between Turkey and America over Syria last weekend, it was welcomed as a game-changer. But it has speedily become clear that the agreement is riddled with ambiguity and divergent agendas. That should not come as a surprise: the idea that two countries with such a fraught recent relationship were burying their differences to defeat Islamic State (IS) was always unlikely

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Gambia: Detainees Flee Gambia to Avoid Re-Arrest

[RFI] Many of the reported 200 detainees released from Gambia’s notorious Mile 2 prison in Banjul are trying to get out of the country as soon as possible in order to avoid being picked up by police again, according to a former Gambian high-ranking official who has had contact with those released.

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