Two years after a disastrous referendum, Iraq’s Kurds are prospering

THE MONITOR recording the descent of a drill beneath the green hills of Khor Mor, in Iraqi Kurdistan, flashes 3,044—or just over 3km. In a caravan next to a roaring derrick a Canadian oilman and his team from Crescent Petroleum, a company based in the United Arab Emirates, watch for the first signs of gas

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Mozambique: Charges Against Journalists Should Be Dropped – Watchdog

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has called for the charges against two journalists, arrested in connection with the islamist insurgency in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, to be dropped.

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Tanzania: Solar-Powered Street Lights Boost Lindi Women’s Businesses

[Daily News] IT’s around 8:00pm but Aisha Mohamed is still busy with her business close to Lindi Bus Stand’s exit door. The main customers of her well-roasted maize are passengers coming from Dar es Salaam, Mtwara, Ruvuma as well as passers-by.

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