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Old and deadly: Japan’s drive to beat elderly road menace

Kanuma, Japan | AFP | A series of fatal crashes caused by elderly drivers in Japan has left authorities desperately grappling for ways to clamp down on a problem that experts warn is only going to get worse as the population ages. Drivers over 65 were responsible for 965 deadly accidents …

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Ageing at their own peril

By Ahmadou Moustapha Ndiaye Can Uganda’s pension system contribute to reducing vulnerabilities? Today, Uganda has 15 million people in its workforce. Out of these, 2.5 million are employed in formal wage jobs. Around 750,000 employees (all in formal jobs) qualify for retirement benefits under the country’s current pension system. The …

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