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  1. Fine, Sanctions, or Waiver: Iranian Gas Will Come at a Price for Pakistan

    - Inter Press Service

    KARACHI, Apr 21 (IPS) - When Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visits Pakistan this week (April 22, 2024), experts say the two issues topmost on his mind that he will want to discuss with his Pakistani counterpart, President Asif Ali Zardari, will be border security and the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline.

  2. Portable Ginnery Could Revive Kenyas Ailing Cotton Industry

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Apr 19 (IPS) - Kirinyaga University may have just breathed new life into Kenya’s ailing cotton industry as varsity dons develop a portable cotton ginnery.

  3. Africa Pushing Limits To Boost Renewable Energy Supply Chain, Security Access

    - Inter Press Service

    ABU DHABI, Apr 17 (IPS) - Investors, regulators, researchers, policymakers, and representatives of renewable energy companies, acknowledged the key challenges of shifting away from fossil fuels to renewable energy in Africa when they gathered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week.

  4. Trade Deception Returns in Pan-Africanist Guise

    - Inter Press Service

    ACCRA, Ghana, Apr 17 (IPS) - The World Bank has exaggerated probable gains from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to promote partial and uneven trade liberalisation that is unlikely to enhance development on the continent.

  5. Rural Entrepreneurs Thriving Against All Odds in Zimbabwe

    - Inter Press Service

    JURU Growth Point, ZIMBABWE, Apr 16 (IPS) - With heavy sweat drenching his face and his shirt soaked in the sweat, 39-year-old Proud Ndukulani wrestled with a homemade knife, which he dipped in some used oil, before turning the glistening knife upon a rather tough and dusty tyre obtained from what he claimed was a forklift.

  6. Conflict’s Long Shadow Has a Name: It’s Hunger

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Apr 16 (IPS) - Scarce food and drinking water. Limited and inconsistent healthcare. Rapidly deteriorating mental health. With conflict on the rise globallythis is the grim reality for millions around the world.

  7. Leaders Need to Break the Chokehold of Debt and Austerity. Our Health Depends on it

    - Inter Press Service

    WASHINGTON DC, Apr 15 (IPS) - As leaders gather for the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank amid the cherry blossom trees of Washington, DC, there is some good news to celebrate.

  8. Pioneering Digital Initiative Empowers Pacific Islands to Tackle Climate Disasters

    - Inter Press Service

    Apr 15 (IPS) - Winning a battle for survival requires understanding the opponent. And, for the peoples of 22 island nations and territories scattered across more than 155 million square kilometres of Pacific Ocean, the volatility and wrath of the climate are their greatest threats.

  9. Food Security and Food Safety in Africa Must Go Hand in Hand

    - Inter Press Service

    LUSAKA, Zambia, Apr 12 (IPS) - Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has restricted international exports and sent food costs soaring – particularly for vulnerable populations still experiencing shocks from the pandemic and who can least afford to pay more to feed their families. Two years on, global food supply chains are still just as susceptible to serious disruptions caused by war, disease, and climate change. Those inevitable disruptions are leaving those on the African continent particularly vulnerable.

  10. Rwanda: A Ravaged Country That Bounced Back

    - Inter Press Service

    BLAGOEVGRAD, Bulgaria, Apr 11 (IPS) - As we contemplate the clouded futures of Gaza, Ukraine, and other dire conflict zones that get far less coverage, it may be instructive to recall the surprising success story of a ravaged country that bounced back: Rwanda.

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