Daily Archives: 8th October 2009

Sierra Leone: The cost of maternal health

A new report from Amnesty International, Out of Reach, The Cost of Maternal Health in Sierra Leone (2009), focusses on the cost of maternal care in Sierra Leone

Categories: AFRICA, African Health, African Papers and Reports, Sierra Leone

Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook, IMF paper

Sub-Saharan Africa economy Sub-Saharan Africa region — October, 2009: Sub-Saharan Africa has been hit hard by the global recession, but signs of resilience remain. While South Africa and some other middle-income countries were caught in the turbulence of international financial markets, and oil exporters saw government revenues plunge, some countries with wider commodity bases have […]

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Africa Architecture : flood surviving float house

This post on Inhabitat today focusses on an innovative house by the Make It Right Foundation inspired by the New Orleans hurricane disaster.

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